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Helenjury

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Qualifications

MA Art Psychotherapy, Goldsmiths.
Matricula Oberta, Belles Arts, Universitat de Barcelona.
PGCE English & Special Needs, Brighton
BA Hons. English & American Literature, UEA

About

Work experience in psychiatric care; rehabilitation; Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS); Learning Disabilities; schools, agencies and charities. Independent artist, in research and training. Previously Head of a Special Needs department. Degrees in English & American Literature and Fine Art. Associate Editor of ’Inscape: International Journal of Art Therapy; co-founder and trustee of CAT (Community Arts Therapies); Regional Co-ordinator for BAAT (British Association of Art Therapists). Registered supervisor and private practitioner; Joint Chair of Avon ACAMH; VL on MA in Art Psychotherapy, Universitat de Barcelona and Metafora, Barcelona. Bi-lingual, Spanish / English with a good working knowledge of Catalan.

Publications

‘Working with the Unknown’ Newsbriefing, BAAT, 2012
Review: ‘Art Therapy & Anger’ , BAAT, 2009
Case Study with Lesley Hart in ‘Researching Children Researching the World’
Bancroft et al, 2008

Memberships

HCPC (Health Care Professions’ Council)
BAAT (British Association of Art Therapists)
ACAMH (Association of Child & Adolescent Mental Health)

External

Ecotherapy Conference, ACAMH, November 2011
Wellbeing & Creativity Conference, 5×5×5, November 2011
Champernowne Trust, July 2011
‘Shaping the Future’: 5×5×5 conference, Chair for discussion, 2011
WPS (Wessex Psychotherapy Service) Public Talk, March 2011
‘I Really Want to Go Home!’ ACAMH Conference, November 2010

Research

‘5×5×5=creativity’ – ongoing research project looking at creativity with children
‘10×10’ – research into the role of the artist in HE
Cultural fracture and Inexclusion – working in more than one cultural and linguistic framework
Art Psychotherapy and innovative practice
Grants Awarded British Council Exchange Skills, with the Universitat de Barcelona, Erasmus

Research Supervision:

BA Creative Therapies in Education 3
BA Counselling 2
MA Counselling 3
MA Education 1

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