Art Psychotherapy (HCPC registered art therapist)
Who to contact
Individual art therapy sessions: usually weekly lasting one hour but can be less frequent if required by the individual.
Helpful for anxiety, depression, grief, loss, issues in relationships, addictions, eating disorders, compulsive behaviours, self esteem, chronic low mood.
Can offer trauma focused work to reduce symptoms of post traumatic stress quickly.
Work with children and families (focused on strengthening and improving family relationships)
Supervision for professionals:as individuals and in groups.
Therapy for trainees.
There is no parking on-site for clients but the venue is on the bus route and an easy walk from Southend Victoria and Prittlewell rail stations. There is usually parking available next to the Baptist church. Please access this by driving past Prittlewell House (with Prittlewell House on your right hand side) and past the building just next to it. Then directly afterwards (a few metres) turn right into the church car park. Please park so your car is parallel to the fence and leave a note on your dash board to say you are visiting Prittlewell House.
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
Monday to Saturday inclusive: to meet needs of clients
- Time of day
- Session Information
Usually hourly but groups often run for 1.5 hours
£35 an hour, have a few concessionary places available.
- Referral required
- Referral Details
Clients can self refer. Professionals can refer.
We seek to be available throughout the week and provide weekend and evening appointments to meet all types of need.
Initial meeting is an assessment meeting so that the client can discuss their needs and think with the therapist about possible ways of working on these needs to make progress or manage their feelings. One of the main principles of psychotherapy is that healing change can take place within the relationship with the therapist so the client will need to consider if they feel safe and comfortable with the therapist in order to decide if they wish to work together.
Timescales can be set for regular review in order that clients feel in control of their therapy and able to make decisions about whether to continue and therefore remain in control of their decisions.
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