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Art psychotherapist in Kent, help with childrenHighly Professional Art Psychotherapists in Kent.

Psychotherapy through Art is offered by The Owl Centre’s specialists

The Art Psychotherapists at The Owl Centre in Kent combine expertise and experience with a friendly and sympathetic approach to the children and parents they see. They also have links with the NHS to ensure a seamless continuity for clients who have received NHS assessments or therapy.


Simon Woodward MA Art Therapist

Simon Woodward MA Art Therapist

Simon is an HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered Art Psychotherapist and BAAT (British Association of Art Therapists) accredited private practitioner.

Simon currently provides both indoor and outdoor art therapy to children and adolescents who struggle to stay in full-time education in mainstream schools. This work ranges from one-to-one work in a community garden through to providing individual and group art therapy for a farm college in Kent. Underlying emotional issues are explored through the art making process within a trusting therapeutic relationship.

Simon has provided art therapy for community adult mental health projects; NHS art therapy groups and facilitated art therapy for higher education students experiencing mental health issues. Simon’s professional practice also includes supervising MA art therapy trainees in a university setting. Simon also has ten years’ experience of learning disabilities social care provision.

Simon is co-founder of COATS (Community Outdoor Art Therapy Service) which has provided nature-based well-being groups for a national mental health charity; facilitated family outdoor art making sessions in a community garden; run seasonal outdoor workshops for a therapeutic arts studio and provided therapeutic art making workshops in SE London.

Locations covered:

  • Abbey Wood
  • Blackheath
  • Catford
  • Charlton
  • Dartford
  • Greenwich
  • Lewisham
  • Plumstead




Profiles of the other Owl Centre therapists to follow soon.


Please click here to find more information about the private Psychotherapy through Art services provided by our Art Psychotherapists in Kent.


You can fill in our booking form by clicking here or if you want to discuss how we can help with art therapy services across Kent, please contact us.

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