Creativity Involves Breaking Out of Established Patterns To Look At Things In A Different Way.

                         ~ Edward de Bono

     

    Creating For Growth of West London combines a systemic approach to working with people utulising the creativity of storytelling, drama and movement to explore and heal.

     

    Offering individual and group dramatherapy, clinical supervision and trainings.

    Member of the British Association for Drama Therapists (BADTh) and Heath and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

    About

    Dramatherapy

    Dramatherapy is a type of psychological therapy that utilises the creative process to explore thoughts, feelings and experiences.  Work with clients at Creating For Growth is conducted through both talking and engaging in creative techniques such as story telling, drawing, using musical instruments, poetry and more. 

     
     
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    Individual therapy for children, young people and adults. 

    I specialise in developmental trauma, bereavement and attachment issues, with over twenty years of experience working with in the fostering and adoption sector. 

     

    Individual sessions are at a rate of £55 per fifty-minute session

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    Group therapy could be a way to explore many issues through a shared experience with peers whilst still working with a qualified professional. 

    Group themes have included dramatherapy students, bereavement and dementia.  See below for the times and dates for up coming groups.  

    Fees for Group Therapy vary

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    Creative supervision is conducted with mental health practitioners as well as others working in the helping professions, such as teachers and nurses. 

    Fees  for Clinical Supervision

    £50 for individual 

    £75 for two or more supervisees

    *Rates may vary for supervision covered by employers

    Suggested Reading

    For Schools

    Inside I'm Hurting: Practical Strategies for Supporting Children with Attachment Difficulties in Schools, Bomber, Louise, 2007

    Becoming an Adoption-Friendly School, Gore-Langton E. and Boy, K., 2017

    Dramatherapy

    Discovering the Self through Drama and Movement: The Sesame Approach, Editor: Pearson, Jenny, 1996

    Dramatherapy, Reflections and Praxis, Editor: Hougham, R. and Jones, B., 2017

    Bereavement

    Storymaking in Bereavement: Dragons Fight in the Meadow, Gersie, Alida, 1991

    A Monster Calls, Ness, Patrick, 2011      

    The Blue Skies of Autumn, Turner, Elizabeth, 2009