I welcome you into a collaborative and creative partnership to explore, express and reflect on what’s challenging for you and create pathways to meaningful change. Arts Therapy invites you to develop a wider range of ways to understand yourself and your situation – engaging not only your mind but your senses, your emotions, your body, your beliefs and intuitions.
You don’t need to be ‘creative’ to do arts therapy. It can be particularly useful if what you’re up against feels hard to access or unknown. Perhaps you struggle to communicate verbally, long to reconnect with your own creativity or feel stuck trying to ‘figure it out’ mentally?
Working together may look like exploring your experience through discussion, story, metaphor, visualisation, embodiment and imagination. It may also involve different art processes such as painting, writing, movement, sculpture, ritual, craft or engaging in nature. We may reflect further on these processes through discussion, more making or using the body to harvest new understanding.
Arts therapy can help you:
I’ve had experience working in tertiary and creative education supporting people through big life transitions, loss, depression, anxiety, identity formation, gender exploration, LGBTQIA+ questions and relationship difficulties.
I work to affirm, respect and understand your own experience of gender, sexuality, oppression, culture and spiritual beliefs.