About me

I am a fully qualified Art Psychotherapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT). I am of dual nationality and work fluently in English, French and Spanish.

My practice involves tailoring my approach to your needs; creating a space where you feel safe, respected and supported and where we can explore difficult topics together at your own pace. I am here to help you gain a better understanding of yourself and the reasons that may have led you to therapy.

The art materials are proposed as a tool to facilitate self-expression and understanding alongside talking; they form part of the communication, particularly when feelings and experiences have no words or feel too overwhelming. 

The art you create is seen purely as a form of expression and never in terms of artistic skill. Whilst art making is often used as part of my therapeutic approach, it is by no means compulsory. There is absolutely no pressure to express yourself in this way if you feel more comfortable talking. 

My main areas of experience involve working with anxiety, depression, self-harm, panic attacks, low self-esteem and feelings of low self-worth, eating disorders, loss, miscarriage and fertility difficulties

I have experience working in a variety of settings, facilitating both group and individual sessions with children, adolescents, adults and families. These include primary and secondary schools, eating disorder clinics, refugee centres, community centres and hospices. I have particular experience in working cross-culturally and with young adults. 

I offer an initial consultation free of charge and am available for face to face sessions Wednesdays between 8am and 2pm at The Sunflower Centre (Brockley) or I can offer Zoom sessions at more flexible times. 

Please contact me here for more information or call me on 0778 395 3596

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualification:

  • MA in Art Psychotherapy at Goldsmiths University, London (2014 -2017)

Courses & Training:

  • Facilitating Art Therapy in Situations of Conflict and Social Upheaval (BAAT) – Jan 2017
  • CATT: Children’s Accelerated Trauma Technique (BAAT) – Nov 2018
  • Art Psychotherapy and Eating Dissorders (BAAT) - March 2018

Publication:

  • (2019) ‘Narratives East West – Art Therapy in a Hospice in Northern India, A Patchwork of Cross-Cultural Encounters’, in The International Handbook of Art Therapy in Palliative and Bereavement Care. New York: Routledge, Chapter 35.

Experience:

  • Art Therapist at Latimer Community Art Therapy (West London) Working in the community and in a primary school with children and adults affected by the Grenfell fire from June 2017. 
  • Art Therapist at Creative Dragons (South East London) Working in a secondary school with adolescents. 
  • Art Therapist at Chrysalis Art Psychotherapy (South East London) Providing family art therapy sessions in various local community centres around Bromley and Croydon
  • Art Therapist at The Recover Clinic ( West London) Running art therapy groups in an outpatient eating disorder clinic with young adults. 
  • Art Therapist Trainee/Volunteer at Notre Dame Refugee Centre (London) Setting up and piloting art therapy in a refugee centre that offers immigration advice. Conducting clinical work with individual clients and running bi-weekly open art psychotherapy groups. 
  • Art Therapist Volunteer at Ganga Prem Hospice (Rishikesh, Northern India) Providing art therapy for both children and adults. Working with inpatients and outpatients. Supporting bereaved families and providing workshops for hospice staff. 

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

Fees

£60.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Students

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

The Sunflower Centre
81 Tressillian Road
London
SE4 1XZ

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Families

Additional languages

French
Spanish

Online platforms

Skype
Zoom