Annette COULTER, Accredited Supervisor, Registered Family Therapist, Registered Art Psychotherapist DipFA, PgDip ATh, MAAEd, AThR, ATR, KATR
The Centre for Art Psychotherapy
Annette Coulter is an art psychotherapist, art educator and published author as well as an accredited (IDT) Interactive Drawing Therapy practitioner, trainer and supervisor. She is a Clinical Member of the Australian Association of Family Therapy (AAFT), and a Clinical Registrant and Accredited Supervisor of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). Her background includes working in child and family mental health, art education, child/adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapy and family/couple therapy. Through the Centre for Art Psychotherapy she provides consultation, supervision, education and customised training for family therapists, relationship counsellors, art therapists and group leaders. She pioneered art therapy in Australia, Britain and south-east Asia and is a founder of the Australian and New Zealand Arts Therapy Association (ANZATA) and the International Networking Group of Art Therapists.
Publications include: The Introductory Guide to Art Therapy: Experiential Teaching and Learning for Students and Practitioners, 2014; Art Therapy ‘Down Under’: Perspectives on the Profession from Australia and New Zealand, 2015; Australia - Family Art Therapy: Dots, Meaning and Metaphor, 2015; Contemporary Art Therapy with Transient Youth, 2012; ‘Came Back – Didn’t Come Home’: Returning from a War Zone, 2008; Couple Art Therapy: Seeing Difference Makes a Difference, 2007.