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Introduction:

This personal and professional portfolio gives some insight into my experiences as an art therapist, artist, teacher, workshop facilitator, administrator and web designer. I am currently open to interesting work opportunities (including part-time and short term) which will benefit from my key skills. Feel free to contact me.

Skills: Art Therapy | Teaching | Workshop Facilitation| Managerial | IT: Internet, Graphics and Web Design. See my CV, a sheet of examples of courses I have taught and my work.

Art Therapist:

I am a qualified Art Therapist (MSc) with current membership of the British Association of Art Therapists and the Health Professions Council and with a great deal of experience in working with a range of client groups. My training was at Queens Margaret University . I have worked for the Place2Be with children as a counsellor, 2 days per week, in both St Francis and Canal View Primary Schools in Edinburgh, for one year; for a previous year I worked as an Art Therapist at the Cowgate Centre for the homeless.

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Teacher

I have a large experience (over 5 years) in teaching most subjects in Computing, Digital Art, General IT, Microsoft Windows and Office, Web Design, Computer Graphics and Art in several community colleges and family learning organisations. For two years I have worked alongside literacy tutors bringing ICT in adult literacy learning.

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Workshop Facilitator

I run workshops all over the Edinburgh area.  My aim in my workshops is to inspire people to explore their creativity and create artwork of their own. I run workshops for both adults and children, in libraries, schools and community centres. I also run scheduled classes in the local area.

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Managerial

In a previous position at Winona E-Solutions I supervised a production team. I found it natural to motivate my team to deliver professionally and on time. Clearly management skills are also necessary in the different context of class teaching, and my extensive experience of this has given me a great deal of experience at motivating and managing people.

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IT: Internet, Graphics and Web Design

Web Designer and Search Engine Optimisation; development, consultancy and maintenance for corporate and independent sites.

  • Good design skills and solid knowledge of (X)HTML and Photoshop, plus CSS, Flash and Javascript.
  • Experienced in managing projects, handling clients and an excellent team worker.
  • Confident in using Content Management Systems and E-Learning environments.
  • Highly enthusiastic and passionate about what I do.

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Key Skills

I am ambitious and hard-working. I have an outgoing personality and I am very good at working with people and reaching out to them. I have great patience with adults, children and persons with different abilities. I am able to interact with people from all walks of life. I am able to use a variety of skills and creative problem solving to accomplish goals. I am personable, compassionate and a professional business person. I believe in the importance of personal and emotional development and in this context I have a strong understanding of therapeutic support and the beneficial workings of creative activities.

  • Ambitious and diligent – keen to perform at my best and to continually develop my skills and knowledge.
  • Responsible attitude– including under pressure and outside of my direct responsibility.
  • Broad repertoire of functioning in a team – able to take initiative, to cooperate, to lead and to follow.
  • Empathetic– able to truly listen and having a genuine interest in other people and their personal history.
  • Practical – able to approach emerging issues pragmatically in the here-and-now.
  • Analytical– able to explore the deeper psychological dynamics of emerging issues.
  • Communicative – engaged in interpersonal relations and in fostering an open and accepting climate.

Art Work

See some examples of my personal artwork: textiles, painting, photography and more.

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Download:

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Subjects taught CV as a Word document

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