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Art Psychotherapist

Location:
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Posted:
October 27, 2016

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Dafni E. Antonarou

CONTACT DETAILS

Address: Email: acw9iv@r.postjobfree.com

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London Nationality: Greek

NW1 6EL

EDUCATION

2013 - 2016 UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE, HERTFORDSHIRE, UK

• MA Art Therapy,

• Graduated with Distiction

• Highly reputable course covering a variety of theoretical and practical training 2012 BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF ART THERAPISTS, LONDON, UK

• Art Therapy Foundation course

• Practical introduction to the world of Art Therapy undertaken In parallel to my BA degree 2009-2012 UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER, LONDON, UK

• BA (Hons) Mixed Media Fine Arts

• Graduated with Upper Second Class Honours (2.1)

• Dissertation Title: What is the difference between Art Therapy art and Fine Art? Why do we separate and accept the two types of art as different?

2008 - 2009 UNIVERSITY FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS, FARNHAM, UK

• Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

WORK EXPERIENCE

09/2016 – Present Horizons Project, ICAPT, NHS, London

• Researching and supporting research projects, exploring clinical models within art therapy. 09/2016 - Present Jack Tizard School, London, UK

• Offering one- to –one and group art therapy to children with complex needs and learning disabilities to help them with self-esteem, emotional expression and regulation. 05/2014 – 06/16 JACK TIZARD SCHOOL, LONDON, UK

• Teaching assistant at this special educational needs school dedicated to children with physical and mental disabilities

• Using makaton sign language to communicate and combining a variety of sensory activities such as art, music and swimming

09/2015 – 05/2016 NHS, London UK

• Art Therapist (trainee) providing art therapy in both group and one to one sessions to adults with mental health difficulties.

09/2014 – 06/2015 ARTS FOR HEALTH, MILTON KEYNES, UK

• Art Therapist (trainee) working for the above charity

• Based at the Children and Families Integrated Support and Social Care center, an intervention practice for children from troubles domestic backgrounds, funded by the Milton Keynes Council 10/2013 – 07/2014 MICHAEL SOBELL SINAI SCHOOL, LONDON, UK

• Art Therapist (trainee) at this reputable primary school where I gave one-on-one sessions to children aged 6-11, from a range of troubled backgrounds

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04/2013 – 05/2013 SAMBA ET LEUK SCHOOL, DAKAR, SENEGAL

• Volunteered to teach Art and English to young children aged 5-8 at a local primary school 10/2011 – 03/2013 SHAFTSBURY HIGH SCHOOL, LONDON, UK

• Teaching Assistant at this established secondary school for children with special educational needs

2009 – 2013 MILLIAS CAMPS, PARNASSOS, GREECE

• Worked for 3 weeks each summer as a camp counselor, taking care of children aged 7-15 across a variety of activities and sports

2009 – 2011 PANHELLENIC ASSOC. FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL & VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, ATHENS, GREECE

• Volunteering for a dance and art therapy group

11/2010 – 04/2011 LONDON GALLERY WEST, LONDON, UK

• Curator

10/2010 – 05/2011 USURP ART GALLERY, LONDON, UK

• Gallery Assistant and Invigilator

07/2008 – 08/2008 HYDRA SUMMER SHOW, HYDRA, GREECE

• Gallery Assistant and Invigilator

EXHIBITIONS

2016 Drawing on Therapy: Therapists Who Draw, A-side B-side Gallery, London UK

• Piece exploring the interpersonal dynamics between people in a space. 2013 BENCH2BENCH, CURIOUS DUKE GALLERY, LONDON, UK

• Displayed piece created in Senegal created in collaboration with school children 2012 FINE ART DEGREE SHOW, P3 GALLERY, LONDON, UK

• Multi faceted piece focusing on the meditative powers of art through repetition 2011 ASSANGE, UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER, LONDON, UK

• Origami piece reflecting an aura of childishness while demonstrating the healing effects of Art 2011 CHOCOHOPSCOTCH, LONDON GALLERY WEST, LONDON, UK

• Short video inspired by my grandfathers cartoonist work 2010 PANHELLENIC ASSOC. FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL & VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, ATHENS, GREECE

• Short video based on my drawings of a dance therapy group in action, used as a background accompanying a staged dance performance

OTHER SKILLS

Languages: • Fluent in English and Greek. Very basic Spanish and French. Makaton sign language. IT Skills: • Proficient Level: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), Mac OSX, Adobe Photoshop.



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