Esther Hunt: ‘Exploring the Inner Image – A Creative Arts Therapy Workshop'
‘Exploring the Inner Image’ – A Creative Arts Therapy Workshop’
‘Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain’.
An introduction to the use of Creative Arts Therapy techniques in counselling and supervision; to help inform, inspire, and enrich your practice.
Esther M Hunt
BA (Hons), MA, Dip Couns, Dip Sup, Reg MBACP (Accredited)
Counsellor/Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, Trainer and Group Facilitator
We will be using art materials and experiential exercises to explore our creative process as practitioners, and to increase insight and understanding in our work with clients. Finally, we will explore the use of creativity in Supervision and how it can reflect, illuminate and bring fresh awareness to our process. No artistic skill necessary; please approach the workshop with a ‘beginners mind’! All materials will be provided for use during the session.
Esther is a Humanistic Counsellor/Psychotherapist and works as a Clinical Supervisor and Core Team Counsellor with students at University of Chichester. She completed a Foundation Course in Art Psychotherapy in 2001 and has run a Creative Arts Therapy Group as a Volunteer at St Wilfrid’s Hospice, Chichester, since 2003. She works as a Supervisor in FE, HE, Addictions and for a National Mental Health charity. She was a Senior Counsellor in the NHS IAPT Service and a Group Supervisor, Trainer and Counsellor at a Rape and Sexual Abuse charity. She is currently part of a BACP Professional Standards Focus working group looking at Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and has recently completed an NVQ Level 3 in Online Counselling.
Esther has studied at Reading University, Goldsmiths’ College – London University, and University of Chichester.
*This workshop replaces the one previously advertised on the subject of ‘Therapeutic Writing’ , to have been run by Lyn Jennings*