Our Ethos and Founders
Auriel is a Masters trained, HCPC registered Integrative Arts Psychotherapist, working with both adults and children.
Auriel provides art therapy, psychotherapy and counselling services to individuals, couples, groups and parents or carers with their children.
Auriel has also undergone training with Ian Siddons and is an Environmental Arts Therapist, working outdoors and bringing natural materials into the art therapy studio.
We are a community of creative, fun loving, and healing oriented professionals, including qualified (HCPC registered) counsellors, psychotherapists and art therapists. We provide affordable therapeutic experiences and services through a diverse range of workshops, as well as individual, couples and family therapy. We work with a respect for and commitment to the natural environment and seek to enhance our therapeutic practice through the use of nature and our unique setting in the woods.
Founder: Auriel Sarah Eagleton
Founder: Serena Urquhart
Serena is a qualified Integrative Arts Psychotherapist/ Art Therapist, registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a full member of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT).
Serena provides art therapy, psychotherapy and counselling services to adults, teenagers and children with the aim of supporting them towards realistic and meaningful change.
Auriel's special interests, aside from working to enhance the wellbeing and expand the creative expression of all her clients using the arts and nature, include using art therapy to support children and individuals on the autism spectrum (ASD).
In the therapists own words:
'We all grow, at different paces and through different experiences. Sometimes we get stuck and need company along the journey. Therapy is company through moments of feelings stuck or when life's journey presents us with challenges we feel unequipped to face alone.
I offer a non-judgemental space in which clients can express themselves. I believe that good therapy requires challenge, as well as empathic exploration. My aim is to help clients to discover and accept themselves, developing life skills and moving toward greater flexibility and wellbeing.'
Please see the 'Therapists/Practitioners' tab to find out more about other therapists and practitioners working at the cabin and the services they offer.
Over the past 7 years Serena has provided therapeutic services to both children and adults in voluntary sector organisations and more recently the NHS working in Adult Mental Health services. Serena has helped children, men and women from a variety of backgrounds to cope with a broad range of issues including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, physical health problems, traumatic events, relationships and work issues.
Serena also provides Group Art Therapy, where the emphasis is on making art in a shared space, as well as exploring the creative process, thoughts and feelings in a group setting, with the aim of developing....