Esther Hunt: ‘Exploring the Inner Image – A Creative Arts Therapy Workshop'

Saturday, 21 March 2015 - 5:00pm

‘Exploring  the Inner Image’ – A Creative Arts Therapy Workshop’

‘Often the hands will solve a mystery that the  intellect has struggled with in vain’.

Carl Jung

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*