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 continues through additional financial support.
Under this programme, we are able to 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 for example.
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. More information on https://www.createka2eu.com/about/
We provide Clinical Art Psychotherapy informed Supervision for organisations and Psychotherapists. Delivered at our project base all income is regenerated directly to enable our wider free programme offer for vulnerable people.
We have supported people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia since 2006 for people at different stages of progression of their illness. 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.
We work in our project base, in schools or after school provisions or in the community.
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, inclusive of all mental health needs, and people
of all ages and backgrounds. We work with adults, children and families.
Our approach to Art therapy (aka Art Psychotherapy) is inclusive and holistic, offering formal individual/group therapy, and informal therapist supported art groups. We also offer 'moving on' creative spaces for people ready to explore independence in their creativity or who are creatively inspired but socially isolated.
We specialise in supporting people who have experienced trauma in particular survivors of torture, physical or psychological abuse, trafficking, modern day slavery and victims of gender based violence. We also deliver therapeutic interventions for family’s with bonding difficulties.
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