Qualifications, Activities and CPD

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Qualifications and Achievements

2015 -16 Certificate of Advanced Studies in Expressive Arts Practice (for therapists and other professionals) European Graduate School Saas Fee Switzerland

2015 -16 Studying Jungian Sandplay Therapy with British and Irish Sandplay Society

2015 Foundation in Music Therapy University of Roehampton

2014 & 2015 NIKUT  / EGS European Graduate School Spring Symposium Tenerife with Paulo Knill Margo Fuchs

2014 Tamalpa France Paris workshop with Daria Halprin

2013 PTUK Sandplay Certificate

2013 Scholarship to IEATA Berekely California USA Workshops with Natalie Rogers ,Sally Atkins

2012 BACP Accreditation

2012 CPCAB level 6 Supervision Qualification

2012 -2013 Workshops with Tamalpa UK

2011 I have written a chapter 'Autism Art and Nature' to be published by SAGE in 'Forest Schools for All' edited by Sara Knight 

2010 NHS Ethics Approval for research into Autism Art and Nature in Creative Forest School Environment 

2009 I won a Scholarship to the International Art Therapy Assosciation Conference in Cambridge Mass USA workshops hosted by Natalie Rogers, Shaun McNiff, Paolo Knill among others.

2009 I presented a paper for the BACP at the 5th International adventure therapy conference at Edinburgh University

2009 Certificate in Ecopsychology training with MaryJane Rust and David Key University of Strathclyde

2009 Certificate in Autism Birmingham University

2007 (ongoing) Anglia Ruskin University , PHD Education research “How creative & natural environments meet special educational and therapeutic needs”.

2007 Victoria Counselling Southend AQA Cerificate Couples Counselling 

2007 University of East Anglia  Certificate of Group Facilitation

2007 Victoria Counselling Southend Counselling Practitioners Course

2007 Open College Network Forest school leader level 3.  www.archimedes-training.co.uk  www.greenlighttrust.org/fs.htm

2006 BSY group-ongoing Certificate Ecotherapy.

2006 Award Body Consortium Certificate in Person Centred Art Therapy  www.person-centred-art-therapy.com

2006 Middlesex University M.A. “Educational Art Therapy” January 

2005 AQA Advanced Diploma in Counselling

2004 Victoria Counselling Southend Cert Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Counselling

2004 Middlesex University Summer School Psychological Research Methods

2004 AQA Cert Counselling Skills January

2002 University of Hertfordshire Foundation Certificate in Arts Therapies.

1988 Middlesex Polytechnic PGCE Art & Design

1979 Winchester School of Art B.A. fine art First Class Hons. Thesis on "The Religeous -Shamanic- Art / Carvings of the Yoruba people of N.W. Nigeria" 


Workshops and other training

Working with Charlotte Younge in Gatekeeper project 'sacred spaces in the lanscape' 2010

Attended a 'Constellations' Workshop with Zita Cox Bristol 2009

CAPO workshops 2008-2010

Attended 'Lanscapes of the Mind' Does our mental health depend on our relationship with the natural world? Conference Eden Project with Joanna Macey 2009

Gestalt Therapy workshop Gestalt Centre London 2009

Schumacher College London seminar Cecil Sharpe house NW1 March 2008                                Cultures of sustainability,  Speakers: Gusavo Esteva, Vandana Shiva, Daleep Mukarji, Steven Harding, Robert Goodwin, Satish Kumar, David Orr.

“Climate on the Couch” 17th November 2007, Mary-Jane Rust, Guild of Psychotherapists Annual Public :Lecture.London SE1  www.mjrust.net


Kevin Burrows Speaking at Forest School East November 12th 2007 Forum “Forest Schools, Creativity and Autism” Forestry Commission Santon Downham. www.forest-schools-east.org ...


“Earth is community” Lecture, September 15th  2007 Speakers:  Satish Kumar, Matthew Fox, Cormac Cullinan, Peter Reason, Vandana Shiva. Gaia Foundation.Barbican London www.earth-is-community.org.uk

“Creative Journaling” 13th-15th July 2007 "Creative Journaling Lucia Capacchine’s methodology. Integrating aspects of Transactional Analysis, Art Therapy and Inner child work into Creative Journaling. Hampshire Park Place Pastoral Centre 3 day residential Facilitator Ann Beazer. www.luciac.com

“The way of Wyrd” event Brighton. Experiential workshop and discussion group concerned with Ancient sacred cosmology, nature, life force and destiny through shamanic consciousness, in 21st century world. University of Sussex Lecturers Prof Brian Bates (Psych) www.wayofwyrd.com  Dr Susan Greenwood (Anthrop) http://books.google.com/books?id=-w2QJ_CHOroC&dq=susan+greenwood

The Creative Connection April 27-29, 2007 with Natalie  Rogers and Tess Sturrock 3 day experiential Art Therapies work shop Experiential workshop using person centred creative connection approaches through the expressive arts. Temenos Centre Sheffield, England. www.nrogers.com

Roots of learning 9th-13th April 2006 “weaving an ecological culture in Education” Dr.Stephen Sterling One week residential Sustainable holistic paradigm in educational planning and application. Schumacher College Dartington   www.schumachercollege.org.uk

The Key to recovering self-esteem 15th July 2005 Evening lecture Using Psychosynthesis approach to recovering self esteem The Psychosynthesis and education trust Graduate study Programme London www.psychosynthesis.edu/graduate_studies.html

Nature, Health and Society 17th October 2004 One day experiential workshop Organised by Ambra Burles APU lead by Ronen Berger on ‘Nature Therapy’. This workshop will give delegates a taste of human-nature relationships, which promote positive health in people and the environment. Writtle College Essex  www.naturetherapy.org

October 2003 Reconnecting to nature One week residential Led by Alan Dyer & John Cree, "roots of learning reconnecting to nature" Nature as an educational learning environment. Including Muir trek experience. Schumacher College Dartington  www.schumachercollege.org.uk

London Drumming Group "Earth Circle" September 2003 Leading Group in Shamanic work for the Earth. www.shenoah.abelgratis.co.uk/London_open_drumming.html

“Personal Journaling and Journeying in nature". Field work/Energies: Mary Michael line, Ridgeway, White Horse Uffingham, Long Man, Chalk figures, Standing Stones ,Labrynths, Hills, Wells, Forests , woods, rivers streams and seas , 2001 onwards www.londondowsers.org and  www.hamishmiller.co.uk/sunserpent.asp

.The Shaman’s Journey” January 2001 3 day residential course Core shamanic workshop with Jonathan Horwitz participants were introduced to some of the universal and multi-cultural ideas, methods and practices used by shamans for thousands of years and how to integrate as a 21st century core shamanic practitioner. The Scandinavian Centre for Shamanic Studies Kew, London. www.shamanism.dk/

2001 - 2003 Shamaic Studies Journeying and way of council, with Pippa Bondy "Ancient Healing Ways" .www.ancienthealingways.co.uk

My Contact Information: 26b Seaforth Road Westcliff-on-sea Essex SS0 7SN Phone: 07969924062