Private Practitioner, Creative Arts Therapist (Making Art Matters)
0456 179 499
Kate Fielding (she/her), from her private practice "Making Art Matters", is a creative art therapist and member of ANZACATA who uses counselling and trauma informed practices in her work with adults and children of all ages. She has a breadth of experience supporting families – children and parents - with challenges to relationships, behaviour challenges, transitions, loss and trauma, including developmental trauma, family violence, drug and alcohol and mental health challenges. Kate has had a long interest in trauma and its impact on a person’s development, relationships and life choices. Her interests in the healing arts approaches areas of spirituality and she has an appreciation for different views and values.
Kate is passionate about creative expression and the natural way of bringing about healing and change through sensory and embodied awareness, finding your voice and choice within a supportive environment. She has completed studies in Developmental Trauma, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, Radical Exposure Tapping processes, Motivational interviewing, Circle of Security Facilitation, Parent Early Education Program (PEEP), Drumbeat Facilitation.
Kate conducts a monthly drum circle in ritual and held space in celebration of creation and the seasons and elements. Kate is warm, open and accepting of diversity and another’s journey.
Kate has a range of life experiences and interests including raising a family, holding space for the dances of universal peace, women’s circles, choir, yoga, gardening, cooking and her own creative pursuits in textiles, beads, tiles and paints. Kate enjoys being in service to creating with others and/or having the privilege of being present with another as they find their connection to creation and life-giving forces.
Together with Kate you will have the opportunity to play with paints and drawing, collage, story telling, making representations with materials available in the room, eg sand-tray toys, puppets, fabrics, dress ups. Making sound or music or dance or movement may also be included.
Qualifications and Professional Associations
Bachelor of Arts (Criminology/Politics)
Diploma in Community Services
Graduate Certificate in Developmental Trauma
Graduate Diploma in Creative Art Therapy
Member of ANZACATA
Certified Drumbeat Facilitator
Currently enrolled in Master of Creative Art Therapy