Miriam Sakwa

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Liverpool, Merseyside, L17
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About me

Art Psychotherapist with ten years experience of working with Children, Young People and Adults. I have a strong belief in the transformative role of creativity in healing our most difficult thoughts, feelings, and experiences. As a client, you are able to direct the sessions and gain agency in your healing process through creative expression. Art therapy can be helpful for a wide range of difficulties, and you do not need any prior experience of making art.

Art Therapy can be helpful because it offers a non-threatening way to express difficult thoughts and feelings. The art making process can provide containment for the safe release of emotions. This enables individuals to gain insight into the root of difficulties and old patterns of relating, providing opportunities for growth and repair.

My role as the Therapist is to support, guide and facilitate growth in individuals by developing a safe and containing therapeutic environment. We will work together to address your needs, help you to feel safe and develop practical tools that will help to regulate your emotions.

Training, qualifications & experience

Art Psychotherapist with over ten years experience of working with Children, Young People and Adults. 

I have worked in the voluntary sector as a children and young people's Therapist. I'm currently providing trauma informed therapy for Refugees and Asylum seekers in addition to private practice.

I am trained in a range of Trauma informed modalities and will work together with you to decide on which intervention would be most helpful. These include bottom up- research based interventions including EMDR and Clayfield Therapy which are integrated into my Art Therapy Practice.

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£40.00 - £60.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Fee's are in relation to income and type of intervention agreed on.

When I work

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Further information

I offer a free phone consultation where you can find out more about Creative, trauma informed therapies and decide whether they are the right approach for you. This is followed by a welcome session and four sessions to review and complete a treatment plan which best suits your needs. Sessions take place an in informal studio setting on Lark Lane to accommodate art making.

Aigburth, Liverpool, Merseyside, L17

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Miriam Sakwa
Miriam Sakwa