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Julie Barton

Julie Barton

Arts Therapist in Manchester

I have over 20 years experience working with vulnerable adults. As an Art Therapist I have practised for 11 years in a range of settings, most recently in schools and with looked after children.

I am HCPC regulated by law and also a BAAT approved private practice practitioner, which offers an extra level of assurance to individuals seeking therapy.

I am a competent and personable practitioner who is dedicated to bringing about change through the use of art therapy. Using art materials within the safety of a therapeutic relationship can bring about new ways of looking at old issues. Art language comes before verbal language- some experiences are difficult to express and can be more symbiotic with the making of art than with words.

You do not have to be good at art to use art therapy, simply willing to be open to using the materials as a form of expression.

Background & Qualifications

MA Art Psychotherapy Practice

My Specialisms

Trauma, autism

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

Psychodynamic, trauma informed

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Arts Therapy In Person £55 per 60 minutes

Additional Rate Information

Reduced rates for trainee Arts Therapists/ Play Therapists- £45 Sessional rates as per professional bodies guidance.