The project established through funding by Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group to be the first community based Art Therapy provision in the region for adults from refugee, black & minority ethnic and disadvantaged backgrounds. It has received significant funding from other grant bodies and trusts since setting up in 2014 and we aim to continue the provision in over coming years through additional financial support.
We provide Psychological Medico-Legal Reports and Expert Witness representation in Court for people who are under our support and have mental health needs significant to their claim for asylum.
Create; an Erasmus+ co-funded project which is developing resources for professional development of Arts Therapists (Art, Drama, Movement, Dance, Music) working with refugees and migrants across Europe and Supervisors of Arts Therapists.
The project is co-produced with people from refugee and migrant backgrounds in a 6 month therapy provision. Anticipated is also capacity building within the Arts Therapies offer for refugee resettlement in the various countries involved; England, Ireland, France, Germany and Italy.
We also provide Supervision for organisations and for therapists/counsellors. We provide this through psycho dynamic and person centred informed approaches.
We have supported people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia since 2006 for people at different stages of progression of their illness. W This includes supporting the psychological needs of those who care for loved ones.
Working in Residential Homes, at our project base and in people’s own homes we offer formal group and individual Art Therapy and informal support through arts & craft activity groups facilitated by an Art Therapist.
For Carer’s our ability to work in their home helps with difficulties with finding respite to care for their loved ones whilst the carer is in therapy.
Family Art, Reflection & Therapy; this is delivered by an Art Psychotherapist and Child& Adolescent Psychotherapist. Supporting parents and children to have improved emotional bonding, ability to reflect and share in an open and honest way in order to improve relationships and support in the family unit.
Private therapy; we offer Art Therapy for trainee therapists as well as adults, children and families in need of support who are unable to access our free provisions. Donations are made for this support which are put back directly into free access delivery across our many community programmes.
We provide a unique and specialist Art Psychotherapy service. We are proud of being the first
and currently only provider of such non-verbal support in the region.
Our approach to Art therapy (aka Art Psychotherapy) is of an inclusive and holistic one, offering formal individual and group therapy, informal therapist supported art groups and moving on creative spaces for people ready to explore independence in their creativity or people who are creatively inspired but socially isolated.
Our Art Therapy programmes support a range of mental wellbeing needs. We are specialist in supporting people living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, being a survivor of torture or abuse, carers, family’s with bonding difficulties, people with Dementia or Alzheimer’s and people with enduring physical health conditions.
However, our therapy provision is inclusive of all mental health needs.
We work with adults, children and families. We can deliver Art Therapy programmes for your group.
Contact us for more information.
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