"Expressive Arts" Articles

What is Living Language?

By Cat Caracelo | August 24, 2017

lan·guage NOUN the method of human communication, either spoken or written any nonverbal method of expression or communication the system of communication used by a particular community a system of symbols Living language in the context of art making, art as process, transformative process and expressive arts, is information articulated through means other than words, in ways that enliven…

Working with Shadow Stories

By Cat Caracelo | May 15, 2017

From Cat Caracelo, Founder of JourneyPath Institute I have a long history working with shadow. Attuning to and honoring the potency of facing fears, I have worked with the depth and delight of remembering that which is mine, that had been dismissed, disowned and dismembered. Shadow sounds scary, and it can feel intense and heavy.…

Accessing the Imaginal Realm

By Cat Caracelo | December 1, 2016

One of the roles of the Creative Depth Coach is to find defined ways to guide and support your clients as they access their imaginal realm. As they discover how to be in relationship with imagery and find inner resources that will help to navigate their own healing, the Depth Coach points them toward possibility…

What Inspired JourneyCircles™

By Cat Caracelo | July 10, 2016

JourneyCircles™ was birthed out of my experience as a depth coach and years of teaching and guiding global Mythos Journey “art as process” events, eCourses and retreats. The very elements that proved to be so powerful in journey work have been brought together into one dynamic and flexible design of JourneyCircles™ that offer creative templates for layered art and process,…

Narrative Process with JourneyCircles™

By Cat Caracelo | February 7, 2016

JourneyCircles™ invites a process of telling the stories that are ready to be told, through visual narrative.  Narrative Process using image, symbol and visual storytelling is a valuable and powerful tool for understanding experiences that are held in the past and accessing new information to support restorative healing and wholeness. Narrative theories, shamanic journey and indigenous dreaming…