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I am an HCPC registered Art Psychotherapist. I offer online art psychotherapy and telephone psychotherapy sessions for adults, I am friendly, empathetic and non-judgemental and aim to provide a nurturing therapeutic space where we can explore what is troubling you.
Exploring art making as part of your therapeutic journey may be of interest to you, or perhaps you would prefer to talk, both options are available and our work together will be individual to you. As an Art Psychotherapist, I work psychodynamically and from a person-centred approach which means I work individually with each client, respecting you for the unique person you are.
Reasons for starting therapy can vary widely, it could be that you are experiencing overwhelming or difficult feelings and emotions. Maybe you have a desire to understand yourself on a deeper level or would like to explore themes that are important to you. I offer an open and exploratory way of working which allows us to look at whatever comes to the surface in that moment. I aim to help you by providing a supportive, nurturing therapeutic relationship in a safe, non-judgemental, confidential and respectful space.
Some of the concerns I regularly work with are:
- Emotional suffering, that may be from anxiety, panic, depression, work stress, chronic or life threatening illness or from a bereavement. Emotional suffering may also be from experiencing trauma in our early lives.
- Living through challenging circumstances. This may be following a health diagnosis, a difficult family or social dynamic or struggling with the current pandemic and global climate crisis.
I work both in the long term and the short term and will work with you to decide on your own individual requirements. I offer an initial free consultation where we can discuss what you are looking for and how I can help you.
I can provide "Walk & Talk" therapy sessions in the Aberystwyth area, please email me to arrange an appointment where we can discuss this further.
**For art therapy online you will be required to gather some simple art materials, some ideas will be discussed in our initial consultation.**
Training, qualifications & experience
- MA Art Psychotherapy (2019) - University of South Wales. Newport.
- BA Fine Art (2015) - Aberystwyth University.
- HCPC Registration
- Full member of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT)
I have 23 years of continuous service working in the NHS in varying roles and have a wealth of life experience.
Therapy / Counselling Experience in:
- Specialist palliative care
- Oncology & cancer care
- Anticipatory bereavement
- Chronic/long-term illness
- Anxiety & health anxiety
- Adult survivors of child sexual abuse
Registered / Accredited
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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
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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.
Areas of counselling I deal with
£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session
Walk & Talk sessions in Ceredigion:
Prices will vary depending on travelling distance.
Starting at £60 per hour which includes up to a total of 60mins of my travelling time.
When I work
**Please use my email as first point of contact or leave a message on the phone**