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Find an Art Therapist


Looking for an art therapist? Peruse our growing directory of previous CECAT students who are now in private practice.


Around Australia

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New South Wales (NSW)

Alix Bilton, Art Therapy Directory


Art Therapist, Counsellor and Registered Psychologist

Newcastle, NSW

Area of Speciality

I have over 15 years of experience working as a Registered Psychologist in private practice, organisational psychology, health and medical fields and military psychology. I’m presently working in Newcastle NSW at Innervate Pain Management and Auspsych using Art Therapy alongside evidence based psychological therapies to facilitate insight, change and growth.

Janette Bailey, Art Therapy Directory

Janette Bailey

Back On Track Counselling: Certified Art Therapist and Registered Counsellor

Port Macquarie/Wauchope, Mid North Coast NSW
0429 152 310

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy

Cherie Binstead, Art Therapy Directory


Dip Art Therapy, Artist, Author, Illustrator

Newcastle, NSW
0411 518 421

Area of Speciality

Cherie is an Artist, Author and Illustrator, Due to her fascination in the mind-body connection and her personal experiences with using art to heal the soul, regulate emotions and to enact positive change, she has merged her love for creativity and helping others to become an Art Therapist.

Minet Brits, Art Therapy Directory

Minet Brits

Cert Art Therapist, Bach Fine Arts

Central Coast, NSW

Area of Speciality

Art therapy & Creative Kids Provider

Susan Brooks, Art Therapy Directory

Susan Brooks

Cert Art Therapist, Bachelor of Social Work UNSW, Grad Dip Relationship Counselling

Sydney, Northern Beaches NSW

Area of Speciality

Bereavement Counsellor at Northern Beaches Palliative Care, Mona Vale, Sydney

Natacha Desille, Art Therapy Directory

Natacha Desille

Art Therapist and Clinical Psychologist

Sydney, NSW

Area of Speciality

I have over 15 years of experience working as a Clinical Psychologist in private practice and public health. I’m presently working exclusively online and specialise in trauma-informed therapies including EMDR, Relational therapies, Schema therapy and other experiential therapies (somatic trauma-informed therapies, art therapy, mindfulness practice). I also enjoy working with individuals to deepen their connections and improve their relationships. I am warm and compassionate in my approach, and I enjoy helping individuals deepen their connections and improve their relationships (including the one with themselves). I am also an experienced LGBTQI – affirming therapist and welcome neurodivergent individuals from all backgrounds.

Karen Curran, Art Therapy Directory

Karen Curran

The Heart of Us

Dip Art Therapist and Sandplay Practitioner (Sandplay Australia)
Cert Shamanism & Transformational Mask, Dip Counselling, Member of ACA Australian Counselling Association

Springwood, Blue Mountains NSW
0412 465 037

Area of Speciality

Karen specialises in individual counselling in helping to transform the effects of worry, anxiety, grief, trauma, fears and stress to let your inner light shine. Karen provides a safe, compassionate and creative space to explore your inner world. The ‘Heart of Us’ is a different approach to inner healing or mental well-being, using creative therapies including Art Therapy, Sandplay Therapy, Music, Visualisation and more. Sometimes, all it takes is a little time out to rediscover that inner magic and hope within you to become unstuck and change self limiting beliefs to find the way forward. Children and adults. Also online.

Sophia Farrington, Art Therapy Directory

Sophia Farrington

B App Sci (Psych), Hons (App. Psych), MA Clin Psych, Dip Art Therapy – Clinical Psychologist and Art Therapist

Moss Vale, Southern Highlands NSW
0401 350 461 (By appointment only)

Area of Speciality

Individual and Group Cognitive Behavioural Art Therapy. For clients of all ages and abilities seeking strengths-based positive psychological and art therapy services. Medicare provider.

Marina Harper, Art Therapy Directory

Marina Harper

Potential Impact

Cert Art Therapist, Hypnotherapist, HR/Business Degree, Reg Nurse

Sydney CBD and Northern Beaches NSW

Area of Speciality

Marina is the Director of Potential Impact, a consultancy that helps individuals, leaders and organisations be more effective and grow. She specialises in tailored initiatives that blend strategic, creative, yet pragmatic approaches. Art Therapy is in fact one of the key tools often incorporated to build personal effectiveness both in and outside the workplace—a great way to gain self-awareness and creatively problem solve.

Here are just some examples where art therapy has been used: defining new goals and possibilities, understanding and improving communication or influencing skills, resolving conflict or dealing with harassment, becoming more resilient or agile when dealing with stress, becoming more creative, or widening skills and career paths.

Jodie Freeman, Art Therapy Directory


I’m a proud Gamilaroi woman
Cert Art Th, Adv Dip Clin Hyp, Adv Dip NLP
Art Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, NLP Practitioner

Central Coast NSW
0468 944 442

Area of Speciality

Neurodiverse people and people with disabilities and mental illness. NDIS clients welcome.

Aboriginal clients – find a culturally safe and inclusive place to express yourself.

Alison M. Higgs, Art Therapy Directory

Alison M. Higgs

Cert Art Therapist. Dip Community Services. Dip of Fine Arts

Wingham NSW

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy

Leanne Lott, Art Therapy Directory

Leanne Lott

Dip Art Therapist, Reg Counsellor (ACA)

Saratoga, Central Coast NSW

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Counselling, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Women, Trauma, Anxiety and Depression.

Bu Hunnisett, Art Therapy Directory

Bu Hunnisett

Green Feather Medicine: Dip Art Therapist

Bellingen NSW
0418 633 507

Area of Speciality

Creative Expression Art Therapy and Metaphysical Healing

Ruth Wiseman, Art Therapy Directory

Ruth Wiseman

Marpe Studio

Dip Art Therapist, Registered Counsellor (ACA)

Newcastle NSW

Area of Speciality

Creative Counselling and Art Therapy

Chantel Ridgeway, Art Therapy Directory

Chantel Ridgeway

Dip Art Therapy; Cert III Individual Support (Disabilities); Cert III Ed Support

Newcastle NSW
0402 696 885

Area of Speciality

Chantel’s focus is to help individuals heal, energise and become able to access inner strengths and resources. She achieves this by providing a safe space, listening to your concerns and responding to your unique needs.

Chantel supports her art therapy clients with a mindful, empathetic and non-judgemental approach.

Colleen Nicholas, Art Therapy Directory

Colleen Nicholas

Dip Art Therapist, Dip Counsellor

Western Sydney, South-Western Sydney, Blue Mountains NSW
0414 935 362

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy

Janette Bailey, Art Therapy Directory

Kate Thornley

Cert Art Therapy, MA Chaplaincy, BA Social Science, Cert Supervision, Cert Spiritual Direction.

Sydney NSW

Area of Speciality

Kate specialises in grief and loss. She has worked in Chaplaincy for over 14 years. Kate works with Carers and has provided Workshops’ for Carers in Mindfulness and Vision Boards. Kate uses the practice of contemplation in her meditation group that she facilitates in Orange. Kate has her own art practice as an Artist.

Karen Nisbet-Moulds, Art Therapy Directory

Karen Nisbet-Moulds

Cert. Art Therapy, M Counselling, BA Psychology Art Therapist, Registered Counsellor (PACFA)

Sydney, Ryde NSW
0468 320 460

Area of Speciality

Karen incorporates creative modalities, art and play therapies into a client centred framework with children, adolescents and adults who seek counselling for support with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, stress, relationships, life transitions and challenges.

Jo Williams, Art Therapy Directory


Newcastle & Lake Macquarie, NSW

Area of Speciality

Art Therapist, Counsellor and Primary school teacher specialising in working with children and women both individually and within group workshops.

Elise Wynyard, Art Therapy Directory

Elise Wynyard

Cert Art Therapist, Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Tutor and Supervisor in Social Work

Halliday’s Point, Forster, Taree NSW

Area of Speciality

Counselling for adults (over 16) using a number of modes including Art Therapy, CBT, DBT, ACT and Trauma Focused Therapy.

Melanie Botha, Art Therapy Directory

Melanie Botha

The Shire, NSW
0432 494 738

Area of Speciality

Melanie works with individuals who find themselves emotionally stuck, burnt out or lacking direction, with a focus on individuals coming from fast-paced business environments where ‘pause’ is not a word in their vocabulary. Having worked (and still working) in cutthroat environments, she understands what it takes to live life on the edge. When the edge becomes a too familiar place, for the wrong reasons, we find ourselves on the edge of breakdown and exhaustion.

She works with women (and occasionally men) who want to unblock themselves and find meaning in who they are and what they do. Through Art therapy, she helps individuals to see life in colour again and empowers them to maneuver through the noise of imposter syndrome and procrastination. Melanie also facilitates tailored weekend workshops and retreats.

South Australia (SA)

Denise Walter, Art Therapy Directory

Denise Walter

Alma Art & Therapy

Dip Art Therapist, Dip Nurse, Dip Remedial Masseur, Craniosacral Therapist

Adelaide SA

Area of Speciality

Alma Art and Therapy acknowledges each person individually, embracing Body, Mind and Soul, strengthening and encouraging us on our paths. Therapy Craniosacral Therapy, Myofascial Release, Massage and Art Therapy are gentle and safe therapies which assist in reconnecting us to who we truly are; activating the ability to ‘self-healing’, returning to feelings of joy and clarity, bringing flow and ease back into our lives.

Michelle Krieg, Art Therapy Directory

Michelle Krieg

Cert Art Therapist (CECAT) and Grad Dip in Experiential Creative Arts Therapy, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Diploma of Counselling

Adelaide SA
0491 042 930

Area of Speciality

Art therapy sessions for adults who want to improve their wellbeing. I have experience in helping people with stress, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, work/study/life balance and loneliness through a person-centered, trauma-informed lens.

Sovhe Taylor, Art Therapy Directory

Sovhe Taylor

Cert Art Therapist, Dip Counselling, Dip Teaching

Adelaide SA

Area of Speciality

Sovhe’s passion is helping others to explore their inner life, achieve understanding, and gain direction through the use of creative expression. Sovhe uses a solution-orientated counselling approach combined with an art therapy focus. Sovhe provides a service to adults 18 years and over. ACA approved.

Daniel Stanning, Art Therapy Directory

Daniel Stanning

Cert Art Therapist

Adelaide SA
0402 312 364

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Gender Identity, LGBTIQ issues and relationships

Victoria (VIC)

Jacintha Field, Art Therapy Directory

Jacintha Field

Family and Child Counsellor, Cert Art Therapist

Torquay VIC
0450 461 671

Area of Speciality

Family and Child Counselling, Art Therapy.

Susana Gonzalez, Art Therapy Directory

Susana Gonzalez

Cert Art Therapist, Psychologist, MAPS; M. Psychology

Melbourne, Murrumbeena VIC
0478 636 076

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Child and Family Psychology, Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Sharen Lui, Art Therapy Directory


Certified Art Therapist, Educational and Developmental Psychologist, MAPS, FCEDP

Melbourne, Box Hill VIC
03 8686 8317

Area of Speciality

Autism Spectrum Disorder, Child Assessments and Family Therapy, Art Therapy

Judith Tobin, Art Therapy Directory

Judith Tobin

Cert Art Therapist, Counsellor, Teacher and Artist

Melbourne,  South Eastern Suburbs VIC
0428 381 758

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy and Counselling

Annie Humphries, Art Therapy Directory

Annie Humphries

Art Therapist, Counsellor, Teacher & Practising Artist

Diploma Art Therapy (ACCA), BA Teaching & Learning, Diploma Visual Arts

Drysdale VIC
0437 817 986

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Realisation, Resolution, Growth, Support and Change

Wenting (Wendy) Liu, Art Therapy Directory

Wenting (Wendy) Liu

Dip Art Therapist, M Occupational Therapist, MBBS

Ferntree Gully VIC
0434 098 268

Area of Speciality

Anxiety, depression, PTSD, mental stress resulting from chronic medical conditions, cancer; loss, grief and personal growth.

Language: English and Mandarin (Chinese).

Queensland (QLD)

Mel Wangmann, Art Therapy Directory

Mel Wangmann

Ipsarty Art Therapy

BA Nursing Science, Dipl. A. Th., ACCA (Australian Community Counselling Association

Sunshine Coast, QLD
Ipsarty Art Therapy

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy for physical disability, intellectual, autism, ADHD, anxiety, caregivers, chronic illness, burnout, injury, cancer, aged, dementia, Parkinson’s, stroke.

Meegan Bradbury, CECAT

Meegan Bradbury

Diploma Art Therapist, Bachelor of Nursing, Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, Graduate Certificate Child & Family Health

Mount Isa, QLD

Area of Speciality

Burnout and de-stressing strategies, women’s wellbeing, indigenous health, child & family health, and living with chronic illness.

Let’s work together to help you navigate life’s challenges and find creative ways to build inner strength and resilience.

Julie Nixon, Art Therapy Directory

Julie Nixon

Cert Art Therapist, M Counselling, PhD Counselling (in progress)

Brisbane, Logan Area QLD

Area of Speciality

Expressive therapies including art therapy and sandtray therapy for trauma and anxiety, grief and loss.

Julie Nixon, Art Therapy Directory

Anita Perigo

Psychologist AAPi, Dip Art Therapy

Brisbane, Morayfield QLD
0497 911 554

Area of Speciality

An eclectic mix of Art in Therapy, Animal Assisted Therapy (dogs) and Psychological practice that is crafted to suit your needs. I work with experiences such as trauma, grief, anxiety, and the like,  as well as communication, relationships and general wellbeing. I am currently working with clients 18 years and older. Online video sessions or face-to-face sessions available.

Beth Waghorn, Art Therapy Directory

Beth Waghorn

Cert. Art Therapy , Dip Counselling, Dip Teaching

Agnes Water & 1770 QLD

Area of Speciality

Counselling with an Art Therapy Component. Art Therapy Group work and Workshops. School age children and adults.

Anna Payne, Art Therapy Directory

Anna Payne

Dip Art Therapy, Grd Dip Somatics & Dance Mvmt Therapy (in progress), Cert Comm Services

Sunshine Coast QLD

Area of Speciality

Art & movement-based therapy for mental wellbeing.

Western Australia (WA)

Mark Walker, Art Therapy Directory


B Prof Stud, B Theol, M Def Stud, Dip Min, Assoc Dip Pers Mgt, Dip Clin Art Thpy, M Couns & Psychthpy, psc: Diploma in Art Therapy and Psychotherapist, Counsellor

Perth, WA

Area of Speciality

Psychodynamic therapy, Art and Sandplay Therapy; interest in veteran with trauma and working with children.

Yvonne Arpino, Art Therapy Directory

Yvonne Arpino

Dip Art Therapist, BA BEd, Art Teacher

Perth WA

Area of Speciality

Providing video sessions out of hours.

Kathryn Andrew, Art Therapy Directory

Kathryn Andrew

Southern Compass Art Therapy Services

Cert Art Therapist, Counsellor, Educator and Theologian

Perth, Applecross WA
0433 090 831

Area of Speciality

Women, those high on the Autism Spectrum (Asperger’s, ASD Level 1), carers, and spiritual direction.

Melanie Knight, Art Therapy Directory

Melanie Knight

Dip Art Therapist, Registered Psychologist (APS)

Perth WA

Area of Speciality

Art therapy with children and adolescents (especially those with anxiety/ADHD/High functioning ASD).

Olivia Robinson, Art Therapy Directory

Olivia Robinson

Cert Art Therapist & Life Coach

Perth WA (near Fremantle, happy to travel)

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Life Coach, Reiki, Art teacher, Massage therapist

Adrienne Price, Art Therapy Directory

Adrienne Price

Dipl Art Therapy| Cert 3 & 4 Community Services| Cert 4 Youth Work

Perth WA
0422 998 692

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Mental Health, Trauma Informed Practices and Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and Diversity.

Maria Radici, CECAT

Maria Radici

Maria Radici Healing Space

Social Worker, Diploma of Art Therapy

Perth WA

Area of Speciality

Young people and people with mental health and disability.

Michelle Saleeba, CECAT

Michelle Saleeba

Art Therapist, Provisional Psychologist and Counsellor.
Member: APS | AAPi | BAAT | IACAET

Perth WA

Area of Speciality

Michelle uses art therapy in conjunction with evidence-based psychological interventions to support clients to explore their difficulties, adopt positive coping strategies, find meaning, and enhance psychological wellbeing. Currently working in private practice, Michelle has over 10 years of experience supporting adolescents and adults in a range of settings, including perinatal mental health, community mental health, and alcohol and drug services.

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

Jo Tregear, Art Therapy Directory

Jo Tregear

Diploma in Art Therapy, Professional Certified Coach

ACT and region
0417 449 667

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy and Executive Coaching. Willing to provide online services via Skype, WhatsApp, Zoom.

Northern Territory (NT)

Karen Macklin, Art Therapy Directory

Karen Macklin

Dip Art Therapist, Artist

Darwin, NT

Area of Speciality

I am a descendent of Australia’s First Nations People.

Creating a safe space for you.

Within each of us lies the power to heal ourselves. Allow me to be the light that guides you on your way.


Buenos Aires

Milagros Dotras, Art Therapy Directory

Milagros Dotras

Cert Art Therapist, BA Psychology

Buenos Aires

Area of Speciality

Individual and group art therapy for children and teenagers. Group therapy for mothers during puerperium. Parents counselling.



Magloire del Rocio Aguirre T, Art Therapy Directory

Magloire del Rocio Aguirre T.

Cert Art Therapist, Cert Coach (ACC), M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology

+57 322 271 8596

Area of Speciality

Dedicated to helping people who have a long career path, and who are ready for a new stage in their lives to achieve their full potential by creating a clear vision that gives them more energy, health, tranquillity, balance and fulfilment. She also works on programs related to increase well-being at work (Stress and Anxiety Management) and Emotional Intelligence. She uses modalities such as Mindfulness, EFT, art therapy and others that complement her coaching practice.

“I love to work with people who want to find meaning in what they do while they contribute to a better world”

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

Daniel Infante, Art Therapy Directory

Daniel Infante

Certified Art Therapist

Santo Domingo
Daniel Infante

Area of Speciality

Expressive art therapy and phenomenological art therapy.



Nupur Gupta, Art Therapy Directory

Nupur Gupta

Cert Art Therapist


Area of Speciality

Art Therapy. Holds a Master’s degree in Creative Art and Art History from the SNDT University in Mumbai and a Master’s degree in Education from Boston University.



Claudia Palmira, Art Therapy Directory

Claudia Palmira

Certified Art Therapist, Experiential Therapy Specialist

+39 346 804 0444

Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Psychodrama, Meditation and Visions.

Sought after as an exhibition artist and designer, Claudia has led workshops, meditations and talks on creativity and spirituality in Rome, London, New York, Greenwich and Milan. Founder of Open City experiences, a self-development hub in Rome, she has trained with Dr. Rob Gray in art therapy and Dr. Tian Dayton in psychodrama. A New Yorker, Claudia has been based in Rome since 2006, where she guides her clients and groups to live their authentic vision. Speaking English and Italian, clients are accepted from anywhere in the world.



Ola Khorchid, Art Therapy Directory

Ola Khorchid

Dip Art Therapist and Psychologist


Area of Speciality

Ola is an art therapy specialist who employs an eclectic approach in her practice that integrates art therapy, CBT, and ACT techniques. She offers clients from different age groups and cultural backgrounds an experiential journey that allows them to explore new perspectives and develop skills necessary to transcend limiting behaviours and cognitions in order to attain psycho-emotional wellbeing.



Soraya Obeid, Art Therapy Directory

Soraya Obeid

MA Mental Health Counsellor & Art Therapist; MA Fine Arts; Ph. D Student in Expressive Therapies


Area of Speciality

Soraya Obeid is a Lebanese art therapist and clinical mental health counsellor who aims to cultivate therapeutic growth in her work and her healing approaches. Soraya works with people of all ages and from different walks of life. She is fluent in English, French, and Arabic, and conducts the sessions in any of these three languages as required.


Kuala Lumpur

Audrey YL Tang, Art Therapy Directory

Audrey YL Tang

Cert Art Therapist / Education Assistance for Specific Learning Difficulties

Kuala Lumpur
+6012 200 3859

Area of Speciality

Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia & ADHD



Lajja Dixit, Art Therapy Directory

Lajja Dixit

Cert Art Therapist

Patan Dhoka and Kathmandu
977- 9843643433

Area of Speciality

Working in the psychiatric unit at Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital, dealing with patients with all kinds of mental health issues. Working at different hospitals that require the support of Art Therapy for vulnerable patients. Also, working with vulnerable clients of all ages who are survivors of human trafficking via different projects and institutions. Private clients of all ages and issues who require support with issues relating to mental wellbeing.



Farzeen Ali, Art Therapy Directory

Farzeen Ali

Dipl in Art Therapy


Area of Speciality

Art Therapy, Intellectual Disabilities



Vanessa Hounsell, Art Therapy Directory


Diploma Art Therapist, Bach Liberal Arts, Counsellor, Artist

Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 772 565313

Available for Skype sessions. Please contact me to set up an appointment and make Skype contact.

Area of Speciality

Art therapy and expressive arts therapy using combined modalities including art, writing, music, movement, play combined with cognitive behavioural/talk therapy.

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