Georgie Biggs – Art Therapist

Georgie BiggsMA Art Therapy, BA Psychology (Hons), Qualified Life Coach

Georgie is a qualified Art Therapist with experience working in mainstream and special needs schools, both primary and secondary, as well as pupil referral units in the UK. She helps children with emotional-behavioural difficulties, autism, communication and learning difficulties, self-esteem and social interaction challenges, and physical disability.

Georgie loves harnessing creativity in her work with children and adolescents to enable them to grow. She also believes in the importance of working in partnership with parents and staff to provide the right supportive environment for children to achieve their potential. Her extensive adult training and coaching experience and personal insight as a parent is invaluable in achieving this.

Beyond schools, Georgie has also worked with children in community settings in the US and South Africa and within mental health and neuro-disability hospitals in the UK.

What Georgie can help with

Georgie has extensive experience in providing both individual and group art therapy to improve children’s well-being and behaviour across a broad spectrum of issues. This includes:

  • trauma
  • attachment issues
  • emotional-behavioural difficulties
  • communication and learning difficulties
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • bereavement issues
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • obsessive compulsive disorder /anxiety challenges
  • self-harm
  • eating disorders
  • self-esteem issues
  • social interaction challenges.

Georgie is available for clinic appointments as well as visits to schools and nurseries.

About art therapy

Art and creativity is a relaxing and supportive way to enable growth. Art Therapy encourages creative communication and expression without relying on words. No special art skills are required. Art-making builds confidence and brings about change.

Training

Georgie embraces a continuous learning approach, attending many training courses and conferences including:

  • Life Coaching
  • RAPCAN (Resources Aimed at the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect)
  • Learning Difficulties
  • CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Technique)
  • Working with Anger
  • Working with Eating Disorders
  • Attachment and the Arts
  • Dyadic Training
  • Social Styles Training

Special interests

  • Emotional-Behavioural Difficulties
  • Learning Difficulties
  • PTSD and Complex Trauma
  • Attachment Issues
  • Family Support
  • Staff Training

Georgie is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and a member of the British Association of Art Therapists.

To make an appointment with Georgie or speak to her about your concerns, please call us on 0208 6737930.

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