Creativity and death can be good friends

20140328-03Treypheyna McShane is an Art Therapist at Bear Cottage Children’s Hospice in NSW. In this article, Trypheyna speaks about the importance of using creativity during palliative care for both children and adults alike.

I’ve spent the majority of my life working as an artist in a multitude of different fields; I was a silversmith, a community artist as well as a wildlife artist for Zoological Parks Board of NSW. I then worked in waste and environmental education fields in local government, as well as creating commissions for high end international businesses. I certainly never expected to be working in the company of death…read more

From ehospice’s Australia edition.