Amy’s underpinning theoretical knowledge is combined with her passion for the arts and their vital role in giving words to unspoken trauma. Laying emphasis on the consistency of the therapeutic relationship working towards long term changes and placing significant value on parent and parent child work in facilitating a reparative experience. She aims to provide a holistic and compassionate environment that nurtures each individual clients’ unique journey towards self-discovery and process traumatic experiences. Amy works in an accepting and empathic way that creates an environment of safety and regulation, helping her clients make sense of their often-complicated feelings.
Amy is training at the Institute for Arts and Therapy in Education (IATE) in London. Since her bachelor’s degree at Central Saint Martin’s Art College, Amy ran intuitive art classes for children and adults. These aimed to improve mindfulness and mental health. Having worked with such amazing families over the years, Amy chose to integrate her passion for the arts and working with mental health by embarking on her training. Starting with a post graduate diploma in child counseling at IATE and moved on to the masters in integrative child and adolescent psychotherapy.
She has spent three enormously valuable years working for ESCP in London based schools during her training. Gaining a wealth of experience in attachment and developmental trauma, self-harm, eating disorders, bullying, domestic violence and neurodevelopmental disorders.
BA Hons Art and design, Accredited psychotherapeutic counselling award - BACP, Post graduate Diploma in The Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts (IATE)