After completing a B.A. in ceramic design, Tania qualified in MA Art Psychotherapy from Goldsmiths in 1994.
Since then she has consistently practiced Art Psychotherapy, with both adults and children, and as a clinical supervisor. In addition to the New Art Studio she runs an art therapy department at Hungerford Primary school.
Tania has worked with asylum seekers and refugees for over 10 years. Throughout her career, with adult mental health at the Studio Upstairs (a therapeutic arts community) and with asylum seekers and refugees, she has curated numerous exhibitions of art work by her clients, in various locations throughout London.
She believes that showing art work as a vital component of art psychotherapy and indeed all art making. Tania continues with her own ceramic practice……in her spare time.
Born and raised in London, Jon has worked with marginalised people throughout his adult life.
As an art therapist he has worked with migration, disability, personality disorder, abuse and trauma. https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonmartyn/
Qualifying as an art psychotherapist in 2009, he runs a private practice in the London Art Therapy Centre, provides clinical supervision and works as a tutor on the Art Psychotherapy MA at Goldsmiths College.
Jon and Tania
first worked together while Tania was running the Open Art Studio, at Freedom From Torture in 2009 – Jon was her volunteer. In 2014 they set up the New Art Studio together.