As the amount of homeless people in and around Bournemouth rises, there is a greater need for homeless charities. One such charity is Hope, which deals in housing those in a bad situation, and they plan to help as many people as possible. With first class support, they can give those in need a way of […]
Proposals have been made to fine councils who leave roadworks unattended that create unnecessary congestion.
Disruptions to trains caused by a fault at the level crossing at Poole station have been fixed by engineers this morning. The delays caused by the fault at the crossing created delays of up to 50 minutes. National Rail have confirmed that lines around Poole are opened once again. There will continue to be delays […]
There’s simply not enough funding put into certain areas of the mental health services in this country. This needs to change. Therapy is often a last ditch attempt to regain mental stability when there is nowhere else to turn to. There’s a taboo that comes along with the thought of someone, ‘resorting’ to psychotherapy, because […]
Ben Allan (BA): Who are you and what do you do? Martha Dorn: I’m Martha Dorn, Executive Director of the Art Therapy Outreach Centre (ATOC). I oversee all development, financial and marketing & communications aspects of the organization. BA: When did the Outreach Centre start and how far has it progressed over the years? MD: […]
From what I’ve encountered on my journey for this project, I’ve seen a mixture of people with a range of opinions and stories to tell about their experiences in the art therapy world, be it through teaching or through having done art therapy in the past. In terms of the teaching world especially, I have […]
I sat down to talk to Art therapy lecturer Manda Thompson from the University of Chester. She teaches the subject and also works outside the classroom as an art therapist using the practice to help young children. She talked to me about her students and what they have to do after they complete their degrees […]