Blanka Hubena

Blanka Hubena

Caerleon
Newport
Sir Fynwy
NP18

I am unable to take further enquiries until 31-Jan-2017

01633 423166

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Caerleon
Newport
Sir Fynwy
NP18

01633 423166

About me

As a registered Art Psychotherapist, I provide a confidential therapeutic service to those clients who may find verbal therapy difficult or may prefer a different way of expressing themselves. Art Psychotherapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses art media as its primary mode of communication. The relationship between the therapist and the client is of central importance, but art therapy differs from other psychological therapies in that it is a three way process between the client, the therapist and the image or artefact. Thus it offers an opportunity for verbal as well as visual expression and communication and can be particularly helpful to people who find it hard to express their thoughts and feelings verbally.
I have worked with adults and families with a wide range of psychological difficulties, children in primary and secondary schools, young people and adults with profound learning disabilities, sex offenders and youth offenders.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Art Psychotherapy
Postgraduate Cert. Counselling Supervision
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (D. Hughes, level 1)

CPD:
Counselling Skills
CBT and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Solution Focused Short-term Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Guided Visualisation
Risk Assessment with Children and Adolescents (CAMHS)
ADHD and Therapy (CAMHS)
Working with Attachment Disorders (CAMHS)

NSPCC Trained Trainer Safeguarding Children and Young People in Education

Senior Lecturer, University of South Wales


Integrative approach with strong psychodynamic grounding.

Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC - statutory state registration required for Art Psychotherapy as a regulated profession)
Member of British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

HCPC

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Disabilities, bereavement, sexual abuse, health related issues, working with former offenders released on license, youth offending, attachment disorders, school counselling and art therapy groups, personality disorders - particularly schizophrenia (multiple personality disorder)

Fees

Free telephone consultation
£45 Assessment
£40 Hourly fee
£50 Siblings or Parent-child session

Discounts are available for those in professional training for psychotherapy or counselling (including Play Therapy, Art Psychotherapy, Dramatherapy, Music Therapy and Dance Movement Psychotherapy), who seek personal psychotherapy as a requirement of their training.

Counselling and arts therapies clinical supervision also available.

Discounts also available for block bookings and advance payments.

Further information


Art Psychotherapy is particularly effective with children, people with disabilities, siblings, parents wishing to engage in therapy with their children, and those who prefer non-verbal communication using symbolism and metaphor. However, this form of psychotherapy is particularly effective if you find it difficult to describe or verbalise what you are going through of if you enjoy creativity and visual expression.

Sessions can be held individually or in small groups with up to 4 people. Please enquire directly with Blanka if you need further information about fees for group therapy.

Maps & Directions

Newport, NP18

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

I will be taking break from private practice between September 2016 and January 2017 due to practice relocation to Newport.

Supervision & training

Supervision offered to counsellors and arts therapists.

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