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Empowering Children, Tweens, Teens & Adults through creativity.

Creative & Wellness Center

Artistic Souls

Each week within a term-long program focuses on a specific topic. Using multiple art mediums, students discuss issues in a safe and inviting group environment that allows them to express emotions free of judgement. Jen takes pride in the programs she delivers and develops connections with students to assist in tackling their individual needs.

Booking the 10 week term program is the best way ensuring a spot at Rue. Single lessons can be booked, however, classes often book out and are dependent on availability. 

Term 1 Topics 2024 :

1. How Does My Brain Work?

2. Positive Self Talk

3. I Love My Body

4. Talk it Out - Communication

5. Making Mistakes

6. Understanding Anger

7. Forgiveness

8. Asking for Help

9. Goal Setting

10. Gratitude 

Connection Night 

Join us at Rue for a memorable Connection Night! Parents and children will create a glow in the dark masterpieces each, while Jen, a Qualified Counselor and Art teacher leads clients through questions, conversation starters and discussions in order to build a stronger connection. Equipping families with strategies to build connections at home.


Thursday the 9th of Nov 6 pm to 8 pm. Strengthen your parent-child bond through our glow in the dark painting session. All art materials provided. Cost includes 1 child and 1 adult. Please DM or email if you need to book more. 


Connect. Create. Empower.


About Rue.

Rue is a family run local business. Run be partners Jen Ryan and Wesley Robe.


Jen Ryan, founder and director, has been working with teenagers for over 12 years. She is passionate about creating a space and programs dedicated to hearing and listening to the voices of our teenagers, tween-agers and kids. Equipping them with techniques for dealing with our rapidly changing world. Jen has worked as a High School Guidance Counsellor and Visual Arts Teacher for over ten years. She has a Master’s in Education, majoring in School Guidance and Counselling, a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Photography, a Graduate Diploma in Education and a Bachelor of Business.  

Wesley Robe continues to grow his knowledge and passion for mental health, currently completing his Honours in Psychology, after being in the Australian defence force for over 10 years. Wesley is a proud First Nations - Butchulla man, growing up on the beautiful Fraser Coast. He has recently completed his yoga and mindfulness qualification and will be running yoga for adults and kids. He is passionate about mental health and well-being and making this accessible to everyone. 

Through creative counselling techniques, we strive to build student emotional literacy, sense of self, self regulation and self esteem. 

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