Art Therapy and Acquired Brain injury: The challenges of developing a therapeutic alliance.
Kate Rothwell and Peter.
Kate is currently Head of Arts Therapies in East London NHS Foundation Trust, a Wing Art Therapist at H.M.P Grendon and visiting lecturer on the MA Art Therapy programmes at University of Hertfordshire, Derby, Roehampton and Goldsmiths.
Peter a private patient who acquired global brain injury from Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Too high functioning to join a brain injury group, though a keen artist in his own right, Peter’s brain injury manifests itself in positive and negative differences including short term memory loss and lack of social inhibition.