All the practitioners are qualified, insured and registered with HCPC, BAAT, UKCP, BAP, BACP or their professional body for clinical governance and ethics.
Art therapy training involves training in psychotherapy, and – in parallel – training in art-making processes and responsiveness. This unique combination fuses together to develop a health care practitioner who thinks psychologically and insightfully; who has undergone their own psychological therapy; who knows about boundaries, uncertainty and taking risks, authenticity and humility; who has engaged in their own art-making processes; who can create a safe space where people can use a variety of art materials with unconditional acceptance to express themselves in any way; who is open to responding to the artworks with sensitivity, visual literacy, metaphor and creativity; and is able to have a therapeutic conversation with the clients to enable integration, growth and perhaps some healing.
Please click on a name to read more about the therapist. If there is someone in particular you would like to work with, please let us know when you call to make an appointment.