Why Ceremony?

Ceremony Hobart

Ceremony simply supports my wellbeing. Sometimes my anxiety levels take a hike upwards . It’s part of being human. Non of us can feel fab100% of the time. We’re designed to feel, we are emotional beings . We can feel grounded and centred, overwhelmed, in despair, off being frantic, anxious and chaotic, on fire with … Read more

Death Observed

Death arrived closer to midnight than dawn. Friday morning 19th January 2024. (Warning: this post is raw, truthful an graphic and may trigger difficult feelings for the reader). Cold, reminding me of deep waters, her body hardens, stiffens, reminding me of dense earth. From where her body came, so shall it return. Her tongue hangs … Read more


Through the art of ceremony we can cross from the world of matter and form, entering the subjective unseen, a world that is impossible to comprehend no matter how we try. As human beings, we can imagine our heart felt connection, insights and guidance coming from whatever feels right for us. Some of us may … Read more

Trauma Informed Therapy

Trauma informed therapy underpins the work we do at the Ceremonial Art Healing Centre. Ceremony provides a doorway into gently slowing down, connecting to the senses and feeling safe. Mindfulness and somatic experiencing are both safely woven into the work we do together through meditation and coaching. Within a supported environment, participants can slowly expand … Read more


“Anxiety – grips my chest.I breathe. I press my hand firmly over my heart and keep breathing. In and out. I am with myself.It doesn’t feel nice.I feel tears welling up in my eyes.Warm, heated, discomfort. I know these feelings will pass like a cloud.I am watching, acknowledging and being with my truth.This being human … Read more

My life broken

My life is a mosaic of broken tiles and glass shards, soft flower petals, scattered around. A warm drink in my hands. I am at peace with who I am. Wind whistles through tree tops, The ocean waves roll in and out. A butterfly sits on my shoulder. I am at peace with who I … Read more

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Karen Gilbert

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81 Molle Street, Hobart 7000