Heather is an Art Psychotherapist who offers both verbal and non verbal forms of therapy and specialises in supporting those struggling with Eating Disorders and Body Image Disorders
Since overcoming Anorexia herself she trained as a Specialist Psychotherapist- the lived experience of having this disorder enables Heather to support those who are struggling- as she has experienced herself the disorder and recovered.
She offers a Safe Therapeutic space for clients to find the words for feelings they may not be able to verbalise. Heather has specialist knowledge working with clients who have Eating Disorders. She has worked with the UK's leading Eating Disorder charity over the course of the Covid Pandemic. Heather is a published researcher whose researchers on the treatment Body Image Disorders. Heather offers specialist short term and long term interventions with clients suffering from Eating Disorders and Body Image concerns. Her therapeutic approach is a combination of Person- centred approach, psychodynamic, interpersonal as well as goal orientated.
HCPC AS: 16857
Self referrals, referrals from carers family members, referrals can be from GP are all accepted. Usually, if the referral is not a self referral there is an initial telephone consultation before speaking with client to enable to get an understanding of support needed. Self referrals have initial email consultation then the 30 free session.
EDIC 2020 Safeguarding Children level 3 Safeguarding vulnerable people and Adults level 3 Art Therapy and Conflict Art Therapy and Anger Tree OF LIFE provided by BSMHFT Attachment Disorder in Young people
Art Psychotherapy MA The University of Roehampton London BA in Fine Art Loughborough University
Private Practitioner as well as working with Charities offering both Specialist psychotherapy and Art Psychotherapy Working with Beat Digital Advisor since May 2020. Worked on a pilot offering a new therapeutic intervention within a NHS Medium secure Forensic setting 2018-2019 - as a Psychotherapist Place 2 Be charity as a school psychotherapist- 2017-208Tell us if this listing needs updating
I offer a free 30 minute consultation via zoom or telephone. I also offer a sliding scale for fees to enable those who need to support to be able to receive it.