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Splattered Paint

The Change is WITHIN YOU


At Within Holistic Counseling and EMPOWER STUDIO, we prioritize the health, safety, and well-being of our community. We offer a safe and comfortable space, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that cater to your needs. Our team of licensed professional therapists will guide you through your journey of self-discovery and healing with an integrated, holistic approach.

Empower Studio is an expressive art therapy studio in Wisconsin that provides a holistic approach to healing and growth. We specialize in a range of innovative and integrated therapeutic approaches including Somatic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, IMAGO,  Expressive Art, Play, Movement, Mindfulness and Meditation. Join us to begin your healing journey today.



Somatic Psychotherapy


Expressive Arts


Painting Workshops


Mindfulness and Meditation

Our somatic psychotherapy sessions are designed to help you connect with your body and emotions. Our experienced therapists use a variety of techniques to help you release tension and trauma stored in your body, leading to a greater sense of well-being and balance.

Through our expressive arts workshops, you can explore your creativity and emotions in a safe and supportive environment. Our experienced instructors will guide you through a variety of art forms, such as painting, drawing, and sculpting, helping you to gain insight and self-awareness.

Unlock your creativity and express yourself through our painting workshops. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of creating your own masterpiece, while providing a supportive and encouraging environment to help you unleash your inner artist.

Explore Mindfulness and Meditation training to decrease anxiety and depression and improve self-awareness, attention and focus. Learn to tap into the healing power of the present moment!


Expressive Art Therapy Classes

Our classes focus on the here-and-now experience and improving the mind-body connection. Through this approach, we strive to help individuals gain a deeper understanding of their physical sensations to gain insight into their emotional and mental states. By integrating physical, emotional, and cognitive aspects of self through movement and art, clients can find new ways to express their experiences and gain a greater sense of well-being.

Expressive Arts is an affordable and accessible form of therapy. Our classes in Expressive Art offer a safe and supportive environment for individuals to explore their creativity and foster self-expression. We provide a variety of creative outlets, including painting, sculpting, movement, and writing, to help individuals explore their emotions and express their feelings. Our classes are taught in a one-on-one format, allowing for a personalized approach tailored to each individual's needs and goals. Our experienced therapists offer guidance and support throughout the class, helping to create a safe and comfortable space for exploration. Through our classes, we strive to help individuals gain insight into their emotions and cultivate the tools to create meaningful and lasting change.


Our classes take place at our expressive therapy studio, located at 600 Country Lane in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin.

COST $ 90: Each class is 90 minutes long, including meditation

*Insurance is not accepted for Classes and Workshops



Celebrate Your Valentine!
Join us for a very special Couples Connect Intimacy Workshop

Join us for a transformative journey of reconnection with your partner!


This unique Valentine's Day experience is designed to deepen emotional intimacy and strengthen the bond between partners. Guided by experienced therapists, Emma Petersen and Andi Posey, participants will engage in somatic exercises to heighten body awareness, followed by an expressive art session to channel emotions into creative expression. Couples will collaboratively create a meaningful piece of art, symbolizing their shared journey.


By the end of the workshop, each couple will leave not only with a tangible representation of their love but also with renewed connection, communication, and a strengthened foundation for their relationship.

All materials provided – no artistic experience required!

Don't miss this once-a-year opportunity to rekindle the spark and create something special to take home with your partner. Limited spots are available, so secure your spot today! 

DATE: Saturday February 10th, 2024

TIME: 2 PM-3:30 PM:




Open Studio

Our Open Studio offers painting lessons, meditation, music, and a supportive community of other artists. It is a safe space to explore your creative side and express yourself through art. Join us and discover your inner artist.

At our Expressive Art Therapy open painting studio, we provide all the materials you need, so you don't have to worry about the mess at home. We offer a variety of painting mediums, including watercolors, acrylics, and oil paints, so you can explore a range of styles and techniques. Our studio is designed to provide you with a tranquil and creative space to express yourself through art.

Open Studio begins in September. Dates will be posted

Join Us!

Paint Cans


Painting in any style is a great way to reduce stress, and increase peace and well-being. You will spend time with other artists while learning the techniques of painting and meditation. This is a great way to take time out of your day to relax and enjoy the creative process.



Come for Open Studio and explore meditation training to help create a sense of relaxation and inner peace. Combined with art-making, this time is designed to equip you with the skills to reduce stress and anxiety and cultivate mindfulness. Through guided meditation, you will learn how to create moments of calm in your life and become more present.

Artist Painting on Canvas


Open Studio is an expressive art therapy service that offers more than just painting and meditation. It provides a space for artists to come together, share their work, and collaborate with others in a supportive and encouraging community. Through Open Studio, artists can find inspiration, build relationships, and develop a deeper understanding of their craft.

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