APT expo 2013 –a success

The Department of Psychology held its annual Arts and Play Therapies Expo on Wednesday [13 June 2013].

Posted: 17 June 2013

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Art by Roehampton student Nicola Dawn Louise Moores.

This event enables graduating postgraduate students to showcase their work and has become a highlight of the departments calendar.

Dr Diane Bray, Head of Department, welcomed guests and added that “the event gets better every year.” She said, “The expo is a celebration of the visual and performing arts and the link with therapeutic practice. I want to thank the students for sharing their personal journeys with us.”

Dr Bray thanked the event organisers including Jonathan Isserow and Sarah Wissing. The event included exhibitions and performances by Art Psychotherapy, Dance Movement Psychotherapy, Dramatherapy, Music Therapy and Play Therapy students and was attended by over 200 guests.

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