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UK Therapeutic Services - Projects and Partners have included...

Incredible Journeys - Therapeutic services and projects with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Group Arts Therapy programme with people from Somalia, Russia, Iran, Iraq and Turkey Healing Earth – A unique, exciting and challenging project with families of refugees and asylum seekers.

Healing Earth

A project that integrates the environment into the therapeutic process with families of refugees and asylum seekers.

Who Cares?

A training and therapeutic support programme for organisations and staff working with refugees and asylum seekers.

Young People

Flexible Learning Programme/Inclusive Learning Project

Creative Arts Therapy / Crisis Management sessions with abused and traumatised young people who are no longer engaged in mainstream education in Neath/Port Talbot.

Youth Offending Team

Facilitating weekly sessions (group and individual therapy) with clients of the Swansea YOT

School Project with CYCA

Dramatherapy group work in primary schools.

TOUGH

Providing weekly Arts Therapy in four alternative learning institutions with children and young people experiencing difficulties.

ArtsCare

Providing sessions for those with mental-health problems and those with physical and learning disabilities.

Training and Supervision

With NSPCC, Dragon Arts (social inclusion through the arts; courses for people with mental health problems), people working in youth services in Swansea, the National Association of Childminders. Training day for mental health professionals at the Wales Millenium Centre Cardiff.

Clinical Supervision

With Swansea NSPCC, Swansea EMLAS, Trainee Psychologists, Trainee Arts Psychotherapists, Trainee Play Therapists and Drama Therapists.

Private Therapy

We have a number of private clients currently engaging in Arts Therapy with members of the team.

Partnerships

Partnership work with Cwmbwla Day centre

Group and individual therapy for clients with mental health difficulties.

Partnership work with the Women’s Centre in Swansea

We are hoping to run a therapy group at the centre in the autumn.

Partnership work with Drug and Alcohol Team based in Swansea

Currently in negotiations with the manager of the service to establish an Arts Therapy service within the team.

Conferences and Presentations

  • Delivering workshops in the European Conference for Arts Therapists
  • Presentation to Swansea LHB, consultants and psychiatrists.
  • Presentation to Welsh Assembly and other NHS Managers in Wales.

CPD (Continuing Professional Development Days)

  • Introduction to Arts Therapies at conference for ‘people working in youth services’ in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.
  • CPD for The British Association of Arts Therapy
  • CPD for The College of Occupational Therapy

Professional Memberships/Representations

  • BADth (British Association of Dramatherapists)
  • HPC (Health Professions Council)
  • IATE (Institute for Arts in Therapies and Education)
  • UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy)
  • AWPN (All Wales Psychotherapy Network)
  • AWNCATP (All Wales Network Committee for Arts Therapies Professions)