Annabel is a trained Psychodynamic Art Therapist, registered to The Healthcare Professionals Council and The British Association for Art Psychotherapists.
Annabel works with children and adolescents within education settings and most commonly works with children in care, children who have experienced trauma and children exhibiting challenging behaviors.
Annabel also works with women diagnosed with personality disorders within an inpatient rehabilitation setting.
Additionally Annabel works with PACT to provide psychotherapy and support to children and families throughout the adoption process.
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Annabel runs regular networking events for local Art Therapists called 'Brighton Art Therapists Drink Tea'. These take place in Hove every six to seven weeks. Consequently a Peer Supervision Group and Art Therapy Reading Group have been formed for local Art Therapists.
Annabel is the Regional Coordinator for The British Association for Art Therapists across Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Croydon and East Berkshire.
Annabel provides educational sessions for teaching staff, career seminars, as well as supervision for Art Therapists and Teaching staff.
Based in Brighton and Hove, Annabel also work in West Sussex, parts of Surrey, West Kent and South London. Career seminars within Secondary School settings, universities and colleges reach as far as Hertfordshire.