Emma Rasalingam Art therapy psychotherapist , TN8


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I provide one-to-one Creative Psychotherapy for adults, adolescents, children and families at my tranquil home set in the rolling countryside. I also deliver group therapy and counselling to schools and run supervision sessions for other therapists.

I am based near Edenbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Lingfield and East Grinstead.

When facing problems it is often difficult to express ourselves in a solely verbal way. Unconscious defences can inhibit real engagement with therapy and therefore can fail to reflect our true feelings. Fortunately, psychotherapy has adapted by integrating techniques that draw on drama, sandtray, art, movement, play, myths, and story that can, with a more playful approach, get straight to the root of the issue. You don't need to have any special ability in such 'Arts' - they are just helpful tools that aid access to the unconscious. Then together we will work on the root of your problem and set about transforming harmful narratives in a safe and facilitating environment.

Training and qualifications

MA in Drama and Movement Therapy (Sesame), Central School of Speech and Drama.
Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.
Member of the British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth).
Works with both children and adults.
Facilitates both one-to-one and group sessions.
Uses drama, painting, puppets, sand-tray, movement and music to enhance creativity and narrative and develop expression of self.
A primary school teacher for many years before training in Integrative Arts Psychotherapy and then specialising as a Sesame Dramatherapist.

Fees

Fees For Private Practice

Initial telephone consultation - free

Individual sessions (One hour) - £50

Family Session (One hour) - £70

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Wickens Lane, TN8 5PG
Address
Storyworks Therapy Centre
Wickens Lane
Edenbridge
Tunbridge Wells
TN8 5PG