Arts Barge currently offers Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Dramatherapy and Dance Movement Therapy.
We are developing the Arts Barge CAT (Creative Arts Therapies) to deliver group and individual work by professionally registered Arts Therapists of all four modalities. We are part of the NEAT network (North Eastern Arts Therapies). Provision will be on the barge when it is up and running, but also as outreach work into other contexts such as schools and organisations working with vulnerable and disadvantaged people in York. The development phase is supported by Joseph Rowntree York Committee.
We are working towards a project in collaboration with A PHD student which will research the value of Reflective Practice sessions facilitated by Arts Therapists for artists who work with vulnerable client groups.
Our Therapists are
Hannah West: Art Psychotherapist
Samantha Stubbs: Art Psychotherapist
Dr. Allison Singer: Dramatherapist and Dance Movement Psychotherapist
Sarah Curnow: Music Therapist
Liz Pearce: Dramatherapist and Psychotherapist