Monica Finch, Art Therapist

Monica Finch, Art Therapist

 

Monica Finch, Art Therapist

Education: Art Therapy MA from Latrobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Transpersonal Art Therapy Advanced Diploma, Ikon Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Community Services: Alcohol and other Drugs and Family Violence (Double Diploma)

Sand Tray and Emotional Release Counselling (Certificate)

Certifications: AThR Registration Number P2015V-618

Psychotherapy/Counselling Licensure Number: WRBNTFINC03/001

Associations: ANZATA

Location: Australia, Victoria, Ballarat

Website: www.ballarattherapies.com.au and www.facebook.com/fincharttherapy

Languages:  English

Clinical Specialties:  Children, Adolescents, Trauma, Addiction and Recovery, Family Violence, Special Needs, Bereavement and Palliative Care

Past Projects

  • Mask making to explore issues of identity with Carers: Funded by Alzheimer's Australia
  • Ongoing weekly art therapy self care group for carers: Funded by Cares Respite Services
  • "Wise Old Art", a 6 month art therapy group for seniors which culminated into an art exhibition: Funded by the Department of Planning and Community Development Images of Aging Grant
  • Weekly art therapy program in Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Sector
  • Children's group art therapy in Family Violence Sector
  • Art therapy workshops for volunteers in Palliative Care sector
  •  Presentation workshop at the 5th Annual Gippsland Palliative Care Conference
  • Presented paper at the 2016 International Art Therapy Conference in Hong Kong ("Processing Children's hurt and fear with art therapy: Assisting children who have experienced family violence to feel better")

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