Georgie Biggs – Art Psychotherapist
MA Art Therapy, BA Psychology (Hons), Qualified Life Coach
Georgie is a qualified Art Psychotherapist 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:
communication and learning difficulties
autism spectrum disorder
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
obsessive compulsive disorder /anxiety challenges
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.
Georgie embraces a continuous learning approach, attending many training courses and conferences including:
RAPCAN (Resources Aimed at the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect)
CATT (Children’s Accelerated Trauma Technique)
Working with Anger
Working with Eating Disorders
Attachment and the Arts
Social Styles Training
PTSD and Complex Trauma
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 on0208 6737930.