“Twistshops” are art therapy-focused workshops that promote healing, relaxation and emotional recovery through art therapy based interventions that are designed to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress related to cancer.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have pivoted to run these programs completely virtually for individuals touched by cancer and the larger public that may be feeling isolated and lonely during this unprecedented time.

TwistShops welcome individuals who have been touched by cancer to engage in art therapy based workshops that focus on utilizing the arts as a mechanism for healing.

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Upcoming Twistshop!
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All virtual programs are led by trained clinicians who are well-versed in the Twistshop curriculum.

Join Us! All are welcome!

Virtual Twistshop Session III

Register here for:

Thursday, April 29th

6:30-7:30 CST/ 7:30-8:30 EST

Facilitated by: Jacqueline Swietochowski, ATR you will explore reflection through the creative process.

Art Activity: Black Out Poetry/ Altered Book Page

Suggested Materials: book page, magazine, watercolors, markers, crayons, scissors and glue stick.

Contact [email protected] for more information



Mother's Day Weekend Yoga Twistshop
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Join Twist Out Cancer in celebrating yourself, your mother, your children, or a loved one on Mother’s Day weekend!

Joanne Carmody (500 hr RYT) will be leading a 60 minute gentle yoga class. This class is appropriate for all levels and can be modified to chair yoga.

Register here for:

Saturday, May 8th

11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST

12:00 pm -1:00 pm EST

Contact Jacqueline Carmody with questions!

Jacqueline Carmody
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Jacqueline Carmody is a Twist Out Cancer Board Member, Brushes with Cancer Artist, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Registered Board Certified Art Therapist. Jaqueline will be running our signature Twistshop programs with a team of talented clinicians and is excited to bring this unique program to the community!

“My goal as an art therapist is to provide a safe space for everyone and offer them guidance in exploring different emotions that develop throughout their experience. What typically transpires is an evening filled with art making, bonding, and camaraderie.”

If you are interested in learning more, please fill out the form in our brochure.

Also see the brochure here.

Twist Out Cancer regularly hosts Twistshop programs for our community and the public. Private programs are also available by request. Fees include a clinical facilitator, digital marketing assets, zoom account access, and art making materials (by request).

NPO/Family Sponsor: $500

Corporate/Employer Sponsor: $750

If you are interested in partnering with Twist Out Cancer on an upcoming Twistshop please click below to express your interest.

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Are you a creative arts clinician looking to become a Twistshop Facilitator?

We are currently seeking clinicians that work in the creative arts to serve as facilitators for our Twistshop programs.

If you are interested in learning more we hope you will consider applying!


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