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Ms Alison McWhinnie

Art Therapist

Alison covers Hertfordshire and surrounding areas.

Summary of skills

  • Art Psychotherapist to children, adults and families

  • Use art skills - including computer-based - and play material to engage clients

  • Confident in working within community settings, such as schools and home

  • Experience of working with clients with learning difficulties

  • Working with children who have experienced trauma

  • Familiar with adjustment work

  • Strong MDT experience

  • Ability to work with young and old from diverse backgrounds

  • Explorative, reflective style that draws from a range of psychotherapeutic approaches

  • Enjoys family/systemic work and liaison or consultation with staff and carers

Specialist skills

  • Art, including computer-generated

  • Parenting interventions

  • Developing independence

  • Working learning needs

  • Behaviour support

  • Working with families

  • Group work