Your Creative Counselling Book Club

A not-for profit community adventure

Are you curious about bringing more creativity into your work with clients? Or maybe you are already working creatively and want to join an 8 week tribe of like-minded peers?

Exploring creative counselling tools & interventions to nurture therapeutic relationships based on Tanja Sharpe's new bestseller "Creative Counselling"

We will explore all eight chapters within the book including the creative exercises featured, interviews with the author, contributors, live Q & A’s and creative counselling demonstrations. You will also have an opportunity to connect with other like-minded peers, share your stories, ask questions, gain support and grow your practice.

Why join us?

  • All content, sessions and live Q & A’s will be recorded so you can catch up anytime you like
  • We offer you a Creative Counsellors CPD certificate for those sessions that you attend live
  • Its all FREE! No catches, no upsells, no expectations – just time to connect and share together
  • We are facilitating Creative Counselling demonstrations and ideas exploring the concepts and within the book and showing this in practice
  • We are creating space so new connections with like-minded peers can happen, offering support to grow your practice and network with others

What will be explored within these 8 sessions?

  • An overview of creative counselling and Tanja’s unique “Create Circle” approach
  • How to create the right environment for creativity in counselling to thrive
  • Activities and interventions to nurture the relationship – including grounding and stabilisation when working with trauma
  • How to engage with clients through creativity and evaluate the process – checking in, holding the space and checking out
  • A range of creative activities & interventions to explore within the counselling room
  • Creative reflection exercises and holding space for reflection
  • Endings and new beginnings in the creative counselling process
  • Exploring the I in creativity – our own wellbeing, creative supervision and personal development as counsellors

LIVE Meet Up Registrations & Replays

Join Tanja and guests in the bi-weekly meet ups exploring the chapters within her new book “Creative Counselling: Creative Tools & Interventions to Nurture Therapeutic Relationships” including a Q & A and creative exercise. You may like to have some paper/journal with you, pens and coloured pens for reflection and creative expression. A CPD certificate will also be provided for those who attend live. This will be recorded and we will share the replays with you as and when they become available, however no CPD certificate can be provided for those who don’t attend live as we cannot track your attendance. 

REPLAY! Watch the Creative Counselling Book Club Replays Here https://creativecounsellors.org/blog/creative-counselling-book-club-replays

Creative Counselling Book Club Meet-Up 7: Monday the 15th August from 7-8pm https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0kdeioqTwuEtyKnzTBYJeUSuyR60Yq-Fq6 

Creative Counselling Book Club Meet-Up 8: Monday the 22nd August from 7-8pm https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAscO6tqzMrGtPmh-RpmG_dk7YLPyJC3djf

With thanks to the many wonderful

Creative Counsellors and facilitators who have contributed to this book
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Tanja Sharpe

Author of "Creative Counselling - Creative Tools & Interventions to Nurture Therapeutic Relationships". An integrative counsellor, trainer, consultant with a private practice supporting clients all over the world. Founder of Creative Counsellors and Confident Hearts.

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Gaynor Rimmer

Gaynor is an Integrative Counsellor, Supervisor & Clinical Hypnotherapist. She is a registered member of the BACP and has a private practice. She is the co-director for Creative Counsellors and is a clinical supervisor, hypnotherapist & trainer.

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Evie Sharpe

Evie is a qualified Integrative Counsellor & Creative Wellbeing & Mindfulness Coach. She is a registered member of the BACP. She shares a private practice in the heart of the community in Chester with Tanja. She also works within Creative Counsellors.

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Suzanne Alderson

The founder of Parenting Mental Health, an advocate for empowering parents to thrive while supporting young people through mental health struggles. Author of "Never Let Go".

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Masha Bennett

Masha Bennett is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, supervisor and therapy trainer, based at The Sand & Sound Centre in Glossop. She shares her experience with incorporating sound into the counselling room.

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Yasmin Shaheen-Zaffar

Yasmin Shaheen-Zaffar is an integrative creative therapist based in Yorkshire. She is a proud Creative Counsellors Ambassador for Leeds and the founder of The Creative Connections toolkit - a digital creative therapies platform for working online. She often finds herself moved by social causes and enjoys finding creative ways to provide digital psycho-education & resources. She is the founder of World Lets Stop Shouting Awareness Day (Nov. 6th), The Wall Of Hope and Counsellors Assist. She will be sharing her digital toolkit using her empty chair cards with us.

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Rebecca Watson

A drama therapist within the NHS, shares her wisdom around bringing roleplay into the counselling room.

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Caroline Peacock

A play and creative arts therapists in Cheshire. She shares her creative pet intervention with us.

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Honorata Chorazy-Przybysz

A therapeutic expressive arts practitioner and integrative counsellor. Honorata shares with us her love for expressive visual journaling.

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Cara Cramp

A qualified Child and Adolescent Therapist with a
Masters Degree in Play and Creative Art Therapy, she works with children and parents together or children and young people on their own. She shares her clay intervention with us.

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Rhiannon Davies

Rhiannon is a qualified Integrative Counsellor and Creative Wellbeing Mindfulness Coach for Adults. She lives in beautiful North Wales and shares her love of mosaics and how she incorporates some into her work.

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Tracy Dunning

Tracy is an Integrative Counsellor and an Accredited Member of NCS, she has her own Private Practice and is a Clinical Supervisor. She shares her creative interventions on working with "Worry Buddies" with us.

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Tara O'Kane

Tara is a Person-Centred counsellor and Youth Well-being and Mindfulness Coach. She is BACP registered and has a private practice, From the Heart Counselling and Mindfulness, based in Warrington, Cheshire.

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Lin Sharpe

A meditation and wellbeing practitioner who has led workshops all over the world. Lin shares her wonderful creative visualisations with us.

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Kemi Omijeh

A North London based BACP registered Child and Adolescent Therapist, Kemi shares her My World Creative Assessment Tool with us.

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Shelby Priestley

A qualified counsellor offering a range of therapeutic interventions, she shares her nature based interventions with us.

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Lisa Cromar

Lisa Cromar is an autistic Person-Centred Counsellor, working predominantly with autistic clients and is studying towards a PhD at the University of Chester, whereby she aims to make counselling more effective and accessible for autistic people. Creative counselling forms a large part of the way Lisa works with the autistic client group, who tend to favour visual communication over verbal communication. Lisa is a published author and trainer who has provided workshops for many organisations, including the National Autistic Society, the BACP, The Person-Centred Trainers Conferences and Creative Counsellors.

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Denise Richards

Denise is a qualified CBT therapist and she shares her therapeutic mandala work with us.

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