Nina qualified as an Art Psychotherapist in 2018 and is a member of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT). She has trained in the NHS and worked extensively in the voluntary sector, acquiring more than ten years of working with children and young people and adults with mental health difficulties. She has experience of working with people with PTSD, and complex trauma and has a particular interest in working with those seeking support for addiction and self- harming behaviours.
Nina takes a person-centred approach to therapy, adapting her approach to suit the needs and experiences of clients. She will work in ways that attachment-based and trauma-informed, drawing on client-centred approaches such as psychoeducation, compassion-focused and mentalisation-based therapy. She has undertaken further training in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Brief Solution-Focused Therapy while working in personality disorder services and sexual violence settings.
Other issues Nina has experience of working with are following but not limited to: Abuse, addiction, anger, anxiety, bullying, cancer, childhood, sexual abuse, depression, emotional dysregulation, grief & loss, health, infertility, insomnia / sleep disorder, low self esteem, obsessive compulsive disorder, personality disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), rape & sexual assault, relationships, self harm, sex addiction, sexuality (LGBT), trauma and work related stress.