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Training, Qualifications & Experience

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Foundation in Humanistic Counselling Skills.

BA Hons Media Arts.

Study into Therapeutic Photography & Phototherapy.

City & Guilds 730 Adult Teaching Certificate.

Mindfulness Now Teacher.

An accredited course approved by The British Psychological Society.

Mindfulness is recommended by NICE,

(The National Institute of Health & Care Excellence).

Associate Lecturer, University of Plymouth.

DBS Checked.

Fully Insured.

A whole lot of life experience!

This is not purely 'text-book teaching'.

Many tools I will share with you are ones I have needed to learn myself.

Previously I Have.....

Designed and Facilitated:

Support groups in local secondary schools for young people identified with low self-esteem using open communication and creative play.

Trained Humanistic Counselling Diploma students how to work more creatively with clients.  Exeter College.

Taught Mindfulness to Individuals and Groups.

Including Carers of People with Dementia to enable self-care and relaxation.

Designed training days for Corporate and Educational Institutes to encourage creative development, open communication and talent development.

Facilitated workshops as an Associate Lecturer at The University of Plymouth, Media Arts Department in

'The Importance of Collaborative Practice.'

 

 

Created a photographic exhibition for Age UK Exeter to help raise awareness and value of our older generation.

 

I also currently work as a professional photographer:

www.sambakerphoto.com

www.sambakerweddings.com

 

 

 

Over the years I have also worked a variety of job roles for an eclectic mix of businesses.  Plus domestically with families from all walks of life.

 

This has offered an insight into different people, environments and how similar but completely different we all are.

I can offer detailed references and testimonials on request.