There are many themes which, although general rather than personal, can enable people to bring out important feelings in the process of painting and subsequent discussion.
107. Making and Decorating Folders
This is a good activity for a first session, when participants may be feeling nervous and apprehensive about a group. Making and decorating a folder can be a low-key way to start interacting with other group members. It also provides a safe place for future pictures to be stored.