Nurtured Nests – Specialist Antenatal Group

Nurtured Nests

Specialist Antenatal Program


This educational, fun, creative & therapeutic program is a must for any pregnant woman who wants to know herself better, improve interpersonal relationships & enjoy her experience of motherhood in a small, nurturing & supportive group facilitated by experienced specialists in their fields.

Facilitated By Michele Dykman-Psychotherapist(Psychoanalytic & Psychodynamic) & Kerryn Knight Transpersonal Art Therapist & Counsellor

What’s included/benefits :

  • Build confidence
  • Develop a deeper understanding of yourself
  • Develop skills to improve interpersonal relationships
  • Relaxation/Mindfulness
  • Fun Creative & therapeutic processes
  • All art making materials/take away items
  • Light refreshments included

Who should attend:

  • Women who are 12 to 36 weeks pregnant
  • Ability to attend all 8 sessions

Dates: 8 week program starting 19th April every Thursday to 7th June

Time: 11am to 1pm

More about the Program: This 8 week program includes the following topics & creative therapeutic processes to nurture your inner nest.

Topics explored:

  • Who am I , Who will I be in the future and Who is my baby ?
  • Dreams, Goals & Aspirations
  • And now there is Two, Three & More
  • Love & Other Emotions

 Creative therapeutic processes (No Art Experience necessary):

  • Mandala process to capture your true essence
  • Creative Educational cards & Postcards to Self
  • Creative expression through painting
  • Exploration of relationships & emotion through miniature symbols
  • Group Mural process
  • Guided Imagery & individual artwork

Small friendly groups — Max 10/Min 6 to run.  

For full benefit, attendance at all 8 sessions is recommended  (missed sessions will still be charged) To book now and discuss payment plan options call 9770 5670 or email:

Cost: $ 280 for 8 week program – Includes all materials & light refreshments 

About the Facilitators :

Michele Dykman-Psychotherapist,   (Psychoanalytic & Psychodynamic) has worked in women’s health for the last 35 years. She is trained to listen and respond to you in a manner that helps you to understand your thoughts, feelings and behavior.  This understanding helps you to feel emotionally well and have more satisfying inter-personal relationships.


Kerryn Knight—Transpersonal Art Therapist, Counsellor, Supervisor & founder of  Kindred Art Space has 10 years experience working with children & adults using creative therapeutic processes with models of counseling & psychotherapy to safely explore issues & gain insight from a different perspective. By better understanding yourself you are empowered to make positive changes in your life.


WHERE: Kindred Art Space
WHEN: 8 week program starts 19th April 2018, every Thursday to 7th June 2018