|Returning to the creative process of art- making has been and continues to be a process of undoing, of being undone, a gradual discovery of meaning, limitations and possibilities and of finding inspiration, solutions and remedies in the materials, objects and experiences- ‘the stuff’- of ordinary, everyday life. It is a process that has the potential to reveal much of ones own self- world relationship; particularly those aspects which are denied, neglected, hidden or unseen, thereby telling the part of the story one has worked and shaped which always begins with, “There was, there was not...”|
Advanced Diploma in The Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts, The Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education, London, 2010- present.
Postgraduate Diploma in Art Therapy, University of Hertfordshire, 1997-1999.
BA (Hons) Fine Art, Kent Institute of Art and Design at Canterbury, 1988-1991.
Since gaining my Fine Art degree and completing an Art Therapy training, I have worked with both groups and individuals using the arts in a variety of contexts including; Youth Work, Learning Disability (Adults), Mental Health (Adults), Bereavement Services (Children) and in Schools.