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What is Creative Counselling?

Creative Counselling combines talking therapies with creative interventions. As a model, Creative Counselling fundamentally respects a counsellors core training model (Integrative, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy & Transactional Analysis) and compliments the core approach with Creative Interventions. When we work from a Creative Counselling approach, we prioritise our clients’ preferences placing them at the core of the work and meeting them where they are at through their own lens (photography), witnessing their story playing out (role play), and experiencing their world through their own words (poetry). We give expression, movement, a voice, a shape, a symbol, a metaphor and colour to a client’s experience bringing it to life in a way that often words alone can’t do.


Doodle Your Worries Away – Written by Creative Counsellors Founder Tanja Sharpe

This creative doodle book was created for young people who worry and includes 50 doodle ideas to explore self-esteem, friendships, trust and other important topics.


Creative Counselling Book – Creative Tools & Interventions to Nurture Therapeutic Relationships (Best Seller on Amazon)

This book explores creative counselling interventions which can easily be integrated into the counselling room and offers an introduction to the Create Circle Approach.

Join over 10,000 Like-Minded Creative Counsellors In Our Free Facebook Community

Our Facebook group is the first and largest Creative Counsellors Community in the world. Become part of a thriving community where we co-create a safe, nurturing and welcoming environment to grow our skills together. It’s a space for you to share your thoughts and feelings in a welcoming community of non-judgmental peers.

Get access to peer support, free CPD training, and the opportunity to contribute to the development and direction of our community. Our founder Tanja Sharpe recently won the Digital Women Community Leader of The Year Award and was a finalist in the CMX Community Leadership Awards. We were also recently awarded a Facebook Community Leadership Award – recognising the work that our community does in supporting creative counsellors, organisations and the general public.


Explore Our CPCAB Endorsed Creative Counsellors Training Pathway (for qualified counsellors & trainees in placement)

Escape to the mountains with us or sleep under the stars on one of our bespoke Creative Counsellors retreats. You can choose from camping, glamping or our annual lakeside farmhouse retreat

Join 500+ Counsellors in Our Bespoke Creative Counselling Membership

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Ways to facilitate therapy with Dixit Cards in Creative Counselling

Creative Counselling Book Club Replays

The Little Caterpillar Finds Her True Self by Cara Cramp

Free Creative Counselling CPD Tribe

Join your free tribe to access networking opportunities, community events and regular emails sharing creative interventions, training and other community news!

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