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CV, Mental Health Practitioner Seeking Work In UAE

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 48234
(08/22/1988, female)
List top 5 skills: Art psychotherapist, mental health, mental health practioner
Short Bio:

A qualified HCPC and BAAT registered Art Psychotherapist with over 5 years of experience and a developed knowledge on various therapeutic approaches.

Currently completing a course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Successful record of working with a wide range of client groups with advanced skills in anxiety and stress management techniques.

Looking to develop existing skills in an international setting.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Medical and Nursing

Spoken languages: 

Basic Arabic, english, Urdu

Locations I am interested in working:

United Arab Emirates



EDUCATION

May’15- Present
Diploma – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Centre of Excellence and International Association of Neuro Linguistic

Programming and Coaching (IANLPC)

Sep’13- June’14
MA Art Psychotherapy- Case Study with Distinction
Leeds Beckett University in partnership with Sheffield University NHS

Sept’10- Sept’12
MSc Postgraduate Art Psychotherapy (International)
Queen Margaret University of Edinburgh

Oct’07- June’10
BA (Hons) Fine Art and Contextual Studies- (upper 2nd class honours)
Leeds College of Art

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Aug’15- Present
Specialist CAMHS Mental Health Practitioner/Art Psychotherapist (Children Adolescent Mental Services, South West Yorkshire NHS)

• Providing routine and urgent assessment and interventions to young people with a wide range of mental health needs. Using psychological approaches including art psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy and mindfulness based approaches

• Working autonomously and collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary team, providing consultation for other agencies/professionals

• Fulfilling on-call, duty and assessment clinic responsibilities

• Promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people by applying knowledge and guidelines in clinical work

• Lead of radicalisation safeguarding working with Chanel Panel cases

• Implementing crisis plans, care plans and risk assessments.

• Providing interventions and therapy to children and young people with the most severe, complex and persistent mental health problems, including those at suicidal risk

• Assessment of complex family issues working together with families and other agencies

• Managing own caseload accessing support and guidance appropriate to individual needs

• Operating within the clinical and case management supervision framework with evidence based practice

Feb’14- July’15
Learning Support/School Art/Psychotherapist
(Titus Salt High School)

• Working in Special Educational Needs with children who have complex needs such as downs syndrome, autism, neurological disorders and behavioural problems

• Delivering one to one therapeutic sessions using approaches such art psychotherapy, psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioural therapy

• Assessing, formulating and implementing individual interventions for students.

• Maintaining case notes records

• Encouraging the students to develop life skills and enable them to develop independent learning skills

• Accompanying students during off-site activities

Jan’14- June’14
Art Psychotherapist
(Mental Health Welfare Trust)

• Working as an Art Psychotherapist with clients suffering with mental health problems delivering one to one and group art psychotherapy sessions

• Assessing, implementing psychological formulations, clinical judgement including risk assessments and provide recommendations for client care

• Monitoring, evaluating and modifying treatment in order to ensure effectiveness of intervention

• Planning and facilitating activities, and maintaining the workshop and equipment

Oct’13- Aug’14
Senior Sales Key Holder/ Visual Merchandiser
(Swarovski)

• Working alongside MA degree in retail management and customer service

Oct’11-April’12
Art Psychotherapist Trainee
(Aberlour- Scotland’s Children’s Charity)

• Working as an Art Psychotherapist trainee setting up the service delivering one to one and group sessions to mothers with a history of drugs and alcohol misuse and their children in a residential setting

• Developed as an art psychotherapist by assessing, formulating and delivering appropriate therapeutic interventions to the services users

• Providing high quality planning, designing and facilitating the art therapy service

Nov’10-Feb’11
Art Psychotherapist Trainee
(NHS Forth Valley)

• Art Psychotherapist trainee position in day hospitals within the Forth Valley district

• Delivered one to one and group art psychotherapy sessions to adults diagnosed with psychosis

Jun’08-Oct’ 13
Senior Sales/Visual Merchandiser
(Coast)

• Working alongside degree achieving promotions up to a management level

• Responsible for visual merchandising, receiving 100% on mystery shop for customer service

• Won several incentives by exceeding sales targets

 

CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Training courses undertaken:

British Sign Language, Safeguarding level 1,2 and 3, Basic Life Support/AED (Paediatric), Safeguarding Female Genital Mutilation, Radicalisation Conference, Radicalisation Lead/Championship training, Difficult Age of Adolescents, Overcoming Eating Disorders, Aggression Management and De-escalation, Zero Suicide Conference, Mental Health Matters in Schools Conference.