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C.R.E.A.T.E. Art Therapy for Adults with Special Needs (physical, emotional, illness, learning difficulties, etc.)



Instructor: Greg Manley


Art Therapy for Adults
with special needs 

Participants  will learn to use ART as a therapeutic resource.  Students will use ART as a creative tool to express, communicate, heal and grow.  The focus will be on the therapeutic value rather than the finished art project.  A variety of materials will be used, pencils, markers, paints, clay and more.  Projects will be based on individual needs.

In 1984, after graduation from Western Illinois University with a degree in art education, a minor in psychology and master work in art therapy. Greg Manley moved to Brandon. Greg has been an art teacher for Hillsborough County Schools since 1984. He has taught at Armwood High School since 1990 


Greg has also taught adult art education for Hillsborough County Schools for over 10 years. Greg has been a teacher of the year candidate, as well as, mentioned in Americas Who's Who of Teachers. Greg also taught painting and sculpture enrichment classes 3 summers at The University of Tampa. In 1990, Greg also started teaching art classes for adults and children here at Center Place.


He has dedicated his life to teaching art and enjoys sharing information and believes he learns from his students everyday. Greg also serves on the Center Place Board of Directors.




Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 pm

 March classes have been cancelled starting March 16th - March 31st
Monday, March 9, 23, 30
Class Price $44

Monday, April 6, 13, 27
Class Price $44

Price per month



All supplies are included.





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