Members: Health & Well-being

Here you can search for health professionals who work with artists to deliver health and well-being outcomes

Sian Rendell

Sian Rendell

Healthcare Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

At Llamau we believe that no young person or vulnerable woman should ever have to experience homelessness. Our mission is to eradicate homelessness for young people and vulnerable women. My role as Involvement and Engagement Manager is to create engaging opportunities for people we support.

Robert Aitken

Robert Aitken

Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Music

Music in Hospitals & Care is a charity that uses professional musicians to sing and play for people in healthcare, to improve their quality of life

Juliet Barnes - Your Medicines Your Health

Juliet Barnes - Your Medicines Your Health

Healthcare Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

I am the National Co-ordinator for the all-Wales Your Medicines Your Health programme, promoting safe and effective medicines use. Our public information and engagement campaign has incorporated a schools art project and has worked in liaison with students from Cardiff School of Art and Design.

Simon and Caroline

Simon and Caroline

Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

We run a support line and website for those who have experienced Spiritual Abuse. We plan to set up a retreat where more intensive support can be given. We hope to be able to provide creative therapies especially within an eco therapy context.

Tanya Dower (Music Now)

Tanya Dower (Music Now)

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Music, Installation Art

MUSIC NOW use music and sound as a therapeutic vehicle for exploring creativity to enhance learning, manage health, and live longer happier lives! And we have FUN! Whether individual, group or organisation, we can design and deliver tailor made lessons and sessions with participants of all ages.

Prue Thimbleby

Prue Thimbleby

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Spoken Word

Prue has been leading the Arts in Health Team for Swansea Bay Health Board since 2012. As part of her role she has established an extensive digital patient story programme. Prue is also a freelance Artist and she was a midwife. Her passion is for the people to thrive and have their voices heard.

karen woodley

karen woodley

I am a Person Centred Accredited Therapist and Clinical Supervisor providing Counselling and Movement Psychotherapy to individuals and groups. I also Supervise therapists, social workers and holistic therapists. I believe in human kindness & each persons uniqueness as a creative link into life.

Kira Withers-Jones

Kira Withers-Jones

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art

Maria Hayes

Maria Hayes

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: North West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Digital

Dr Maria Hayes draws movement, story and music in performance as well as spending time drawing the natural world. With 32 years of experience, in particular of working with people with mental health issues and other forms of disability, Maria knows everyone is a potential artist.

HAUL Arts in Health

HAUL Arts in Health

Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

Long established group using the arts to improve health care settings, and delivering participatory arts projects for hospital staff and all kinds of health groups, including a well received social prescribing programme - see Facebook

 Pod Clare

Pod Clare

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Other

25 happy years experience delivering participatory arts projects, large and small, in many art forms with any partners. Longstanding Chairperson of HAUL Arts in Health.

Martin Sotelano

Martin Sotelano

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Photography, Dance, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Digital

The Old Post office Art and Therapy Centre was established here in the Welsh Valleys so that Art, Culture and the Healing Arts can be readily available in solid ways that can be created by and given back to the community. Our desire is to create new exciting artistic experiences.

Gill St John Griffiths

Gill St John Griffiths

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Participatory Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Other

Arts and Well Being Creative Practitioner. Initiating and facilitating co-created and co-produced projects. Sharing visual stories, supporting community connection, combating isolation, promoting creative ownership. Mentor - supporting professional Artists and Designers, Startups and Graduates.

Ali Franks

Ali Franks

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Performance Art, Participatory Art, Theatre, Spoken Word

Lecturer in Applied Drama: Education, Wellbeing, Community at Swansea College of Art, University of Wales Trinity Saint David Applied Drama Practitioner. Specialist in using drama as a tool for personal development and emotional health. Chair of Board of Directors for PeopleSpeakUP

Age Cymru / Gwanwyn

Age Cymru / Gwanwyn

Age Cymru is the largest charity working with and for older people in Wales. Our vision is to create an age friendly Wales. Gwanwyn is a month-long national festival held across Wales in May each year celebrating creativity in older age.

Kate Pawsey

Kate Pawsey

Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

Kate Pawsey has an MSc in creative writing for therapeutic purposes from Metanoia Institute. She works freelance in a range of settings - museums and galleries, with women in sheltered housing, and with the team at Skanda Vale Hospice, West Wales. She is writer in residence at The Bakelite Museum.

Beverly Belshaw

Beverly Belshaw

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Educators & Trainers, Researchers | Location: North East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Other

I am an artist and art therapist. I work with children and adults alike, using mosaics, silk painting, textiles and mixed media art. I believe my commitment to both professions inform my practice bye creating a balance that is fundamental to the work I do with others.

Heather Louise Chandler

Heather Louise Chandler

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Live Music Now is the UK’s leading musicians’ development and outreach charity. We provide exceptional live music experiences to people with limited access to the arts, due to disability, illness or social disadvantage.

Alex Staples  - Arts Project Manager, Arts for Health and Wellbeing

Alex Staples - Arts Project Manager, Arts for Health and Wellbeing

Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: South East Wales

We know the benefits of arts in health, and work to incorporate it into healthcare in Cardiff and the Vale. Using art to improve quality of care and wellbeing for all is key to the evolution of modern healthcare. We offer a holistic approach to our patients, improving their overall outcomes.

Royal College of Psyciatrists Wales

Royal College of Psyciatrists Wales

Healthcare Representative | Location: North East Wales, North West Wales, Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

We have over 600 members, fellows, affiliates and pre-membership trainees throughout Wales. We lead, represent and support psychiatrists to government and other agencies, to improve the outcomes for people with mental illness, and the mental health of individuals, their families, and communities.

Rosemary Elizabeth Graham

Rosemary Elizabeth Graham

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Painting, Poetry, Other

Practising Painter / Textile Artist, Facilitator, Speaker, Life Coach, Life Musician, (assoc: member of Music Chichester University - Life Music, Professor Rod Paton), Yoga Teacher, Published Poet / Writer & Lapidus member. A/H Workshops LAH, SWAH, NW ARTS & HEALTH, ARTS AND HEALTH CYMRU, SPAN, NFS

Pauline Down

Pauline Down

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Music, Theatre, Other

Pauline Down is a singer & composer who currently leads choirs in South Wales and singing workshops and holidays internationally. She pioneered an award winning arts in health training programme in North Wales and has many years experience of leading arts in health trainings, projects and workshops.

StillWalks

StillWalks

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Photography, Audio Video

StillWalks is a video resource and system designed to address issues of stress and anxiety and to develop wellbeing. Alastair Duncan, founder of StillWalks, is a visual artist working with sound, photography and tapestry weaving. He has a keen interest in the environment, both natural and man-made.

Katja Stiller

Katja Stiller

Healthcare Representative | Location: South West Wales

Katja has been working for Valley and Vale since 1998. Development of Person-Centred Creativity combing humanistic principles with a range of arts activities to improve participants’ self- awareness, self-esteem and wellbeing. Specialises working with people with anxiety /depression and training.

Eleanor Shaw

Eleanor Shaw

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative | Location: South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Music, Theatre, Dance, Illustration, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Poetry, Literature, Digital

PeopleSpeakUp is a social arts and well-being enterprise based in The Ffwrnes Fach, Ffwrnes Theatre, Llanelli. We work with communities to find their stories through artistic and personal exploration on speak up projects through visual arts, storytelling, creative writing & The Spoken word.

Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones

Healthcare Representative, Local Authorities & Public Services | Location: North West Wales

I manage Annedd Ni, Anheddau's Day Service based in Bangor, North Wales. We offer sessions such as art, drama, music, cookery and living skills to adults with supporting needs, such as learning disabilities, in the North Wales area.

Sophia Keene

Sophia Keene

Healthcare Representative | Location: North East Wales

I’m Sophia I am a mental health nurse working in older persons psychiatric liaison at Wrexham Maelor hospital. I am also studying for my masters in dementia at Bangor university.

Alex Bowen

Alex Bowen

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative, Arts Organisation Representative, Educators & Trainers | Location: Mid Wales, South East Wales, South West Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Performance Art, Participatory Art, Painting, Photography, Music, Theatre, Dance, Installation Art, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Audio Video, Spoken Word, Mosaic, Ceramic, Digital, Animation

Strategic development, co-ordination and networking skills combined with a person-centred and proactive approach. Supportive and agile organisational and project manager. Proven track record in financial/ budget management and fundraising, with success in securing a wide range of funding streams.

Heather Parnell

Heather Parnell

Creative Practitioners, Healthcare Representative | Location: South East Wales

Area of Art: Visual Art, Other

heatherparnell.wordpress.com Heather is a visual and public artist who has many roles in Arts and Health, including Artist in Residence at Cwm Taf University Health Board.

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