Senior Dramatherapist. Studied at Kingsway Princeton, graduated 1986.
Initially worked with Roundabout’s 86 -87. I returned several times after this for free lance work and I have been employed as senior drama therapist since 2009.
Currently I am working in one primary and two secondary schools, with children and young people with autism (ASD), and children and young people with emotional, social and behavioural issues (EBD). Special areas of expertise and interest: extensive drama therapy and psychotherapy experience in education, primarily in EBD and ASD. Continuing work with social and emotional issues alongside safeguarding, ASD, mindfulness and Systemic work. Fairy Tale and Myth work. Art work and mindfulness.
Private practice as clinical supervisor and arts therapist since the early 90s on-going.
Additional qualifications: Certificate in Social Work (CQSW) 1982; Hakomi Body Oriented Psychotherapy 1992; CAST 2000
Additional Experience: Lecturer in Myth and Fairy Tale Enactment- Central School Of Speech and Drama 1994-1998; GAM supervisor 2009-2011 CAST Tutor and Course leader (joint )2000-2017; IGAP Collaboarative workshop leader with Craig Stephenson, Myth and Fairy tale analysis and enactment- 2008 ongoing.
Author “Dramatherapy and Autism” 2016.