Sara Powell

BAFA, Masters Art Psychottherapy (ATHR), ANZATA, ATAS Reg. Consultant Art Therapist

Sara Powell is from the United Kingdom and has spent many years in Middle East and Asia. Sara has provided art therapy to children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, and families and has facilitated a variety of therapy groups. Sara specializes in child/adolescent and women related disorders.

Sara has worked on numerous projects in accordance with Government agencies, such as working with Singaporean youth providing art therapy as part of the probation services, along with working with schools, hospitals, hospices, prison services, and charities in Singapore to name but a few. Sara believes in early intervention as prevention and art therapy as a method to promote healthy emotional healing.

Sara received her MA in Art psychotherapy from LASALLE University Singapore, and is a registered member of the Australian and New Zealand Association (ANZATA) and the Art Therapy Association Singapore (ATAS).

Sara’s clinical experience includes working with those diagnosed with eating disorders in a specialized eating disorder rehabilitation programme, at Singapore General Hospital. Her scope of work also included providing art therapy to psychiatric inpatients and outpatients with a variety of mental health diagnoses.

Sara also worked with Assisi Hospice Singapore where her passion for children led her to provide art therapy and conduct research for children dealing with the uncertainties of cancer and in palliative care, focusing on posttraumatic stress and trauma. She provided art therapy to children and families dealing with grief, loss, and changes in family dynamics.

Sara is also experienced and passionate in working with children with special needs, learning disabilities, and behavioural issues.

Art Therapy Treatment Approaches:
  • Art Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Mindfulness based therapies
  • Solution Focused therapy
Sara Powell has expertise and can offers services to children, adolescents, adults and families in the following areas.
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety Disorders (e.g., Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, panic attacks, phobias, Separation Anxiety, OCD, generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Abuse difficulties
  • Bullying Difficulties
  • Chronic Illness
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Self-esteem and confidence Difficulties
  • Special Needs
  • Eating Disorders
  • Relationship Difficulties (parent-child attachment, sibling rivalry)
  • Relocation / Adjustment Disorders

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