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Susan Rudnik MA, BA, HCPC Art Psychotherapist

London SW10 & W11
07932 054 834 07932 054 834 Registered / Accredited
London SW10 & W11

About me

I facilitate a safe, contained therapeutic space with a range of art materials if you wish to use them, to allow a creative way to think through and process challenging experiences and difficulties.

It can be difficult to ask for help, finding the right person to work alongside you is an important part of the process to enable the therapeutic relationship to develop and be used.

I offer a psychodynamic way in which to think through and work with difficult and distressing feelings in the here and now, which can often relate to previous unresolved experiences and issues.

Art Psychotherapy is often a more accessible form of therapy for those that struggle to verbalise and make sense of their feelings and emotions. I aim to facilitate personal change in the long term and help find a different way of engaging with and relating to the world.

I am a fully state registered therapist with my practise governed by the Health Professional Council.

I regularly engage with my own professional development and art making to ensure I am equipped with current research and practice.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA Art Psychotherapy - Goldsmiths College 2003 - 2006

I have extensive experience in work with adults, adolescents and children with a range of mental health issues. Such as anxiety, depression, self harming and eating disorders. I also have extensive experience with children and adolescents with physical health problems including effected family members such as siblings.


Alongside my private practice and supervision I continue to work in the NHS with children and adolescents.

I am a Lecturer at Goldsmiths university of London on the MA Art Psychotherapy course (2012 - present)

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

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.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

post adoption support

Therapies offered

  • Art therapy/Art psychotherapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy

Fees

individual session £60

I am able to offer some concessions with a sliding scale of fees depending on circumstances and for those less able to pay full fees.

TRAINEE THERAPISTS concessions available on enquiry.

I welcome further enquiries please do contact me for more information.

Further information

Publications 'Cheerful and Not Cheerful: Art Psychotherapy in Paediatrics' in Reddick, D and Merowkatz, J Art Therapy in the Early Years: Therapeutic interventions with infants, toddlers and their families, due for publication August 2016

Exhibitions 'some unconscious things' 24 June 2015 - 4 October 2015 part of Festival of the Unconscious The Unconscious Revisited at the Freud Museum.

St Anns Road
London
W11

Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
369 Fulham Road
London
SW10 9NH

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access Unspecified

Availability

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday evening appointments Friday day time appointments 10 - 4pm

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Families
Groups

Supervision

I offer psychodynamic supervision.

Online supervision
Telephone supervision

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Susan Rudnik MA, BA, HCPC Art Psychotherapist

Susan Rudnik MA, BA, HCPC Art Psychotherapist