Meet the Art Therapy Team
Jenny Clarke, Art Therapist and Wellbeing Lead
Email: email@example.com or Call: 07769 013243
Jenny is a qualified art therapist. She studied MA Art Psychotherapy at the University of South Wales, graduating in July 2021. She did her final year placement at Redcatch Community Garden, starting in Autumn 2020, and has been working as an art therapist in the Garden ever since. She works with children and adults and has completed CPD training around neurodiversity, working dyadically (with a child and parent together) and dementia.
She has experience of working as an art therapist in schools, in an open studio, and a university.
Jenny also has an MA Fine Art from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. Before training as an art therapist, she had a varied career which included running her own business, Happymess (art and messy play sessions for preschool children) and art workshops for adults.
Jenny has an enhanced DBS check
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration: AS017413
British Association of Art Therapists member: 46189
Kaya Green, Art Therapist and Wellbeing Practitioner
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Call: 07858 630507
Kaya is a qualified art therapist undertaking her return to practice with us following a career break. She studied MA Art Psychotherapy from Goldsmith’s, University of London, graduating in 2009, and completed a PGDip in Applied Systemic Theory at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in 2013.
Kaya has worked as an art therapist for schools, charities and local authority organisations with people of all ages – individually, in groups or as families. She has provided consultation to schools, professionals and parent groups as well as supervision for trainee art therapists. She has volunteered at Redcatch Community Garden since February 2022 and been employed here since May 2022. She runs a variety of art therapy, art & wellbeing and outdoor wellbeing groups at the garden, with a special interest in work with primary-aged children and older adults. Most recently, she has completed training around dementia, perinatal therapy, neurodiversity, parent/child therapy and solution-focused approaches to mental health issues.
Kaya has an enhanced DBS check
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration: re-registration pending
British Association of Art Therapists member: 24791
Alison Crosbie, Volunteer Art Therapist
Alison is a qualified art therapist who studied MA Art Psychotherapy at the University of South Wales, graduating in July 2022. She has been volunteering at Redcatch Community Garden since she finished her final year placement there, which started in January 2022. She works with children, young people and adults and has completed a variety of recent training around safeguarding, mindfulness and a trauma informed approach to communication.
She has experience of working as an art therapist with individuals and groups in charity, school and university settings as well as the community garden.
Having worked in both the art industry and healthcare organisations in the past she decided to train to be an art therapist to combine her work experiences and interests to nurture growth and positive change for clients.
Alison has an enhanced DBS check
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration: AS017787
British Association of Art Therapists member: 48061