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Christian, has shown that he has a good understanding of individuality and person centred care by demonstrating the right of choice which is a very important aspect of care planning.
In the past year I have been working closely with The AoC. They offer 1-1 counselling to our Mentees who are suffering anxiety, depression or just need that extra support to make sense of their lives. They are quick to respond to referrals and the difference we have seen in our Mentees is noticeable in such a short period of time.For example one young woman I have known since joining the hub i…
Wendy Thompson - Talent Match Project
The AOC counsellors and creative art therapists have worked with a variety of aged children. The therapists have a caring supportive nature and help the children to unlock their emotional and behavioural worries; drama therapy especially. School complete individual referrals, then each child has an initial assessment followed by 6 weeks of therapy. Feedback is given from AOC (sometimes wee…
Primary School Teacher - West Midlands 2016
” It didn’t seem enough to only thank you in person for allowing me to sit in and observe your dramatherapy group, I wanted to thank you in writing also, as I really believe your drama group session is such a brilliant experience. I personally experienced the light go on within me as to what person centred care is really about. I sincerely hope you will invite me to future dramatherapy session…
“I sat in on the day of the Empower course today and have to say how impressed I was. I have wanted to observe one of the sessions for ages – but this was the first opportunity I had. I think for the customers with low confidence and self esteem this is absolutely amazing! Christian and Becky were fantastic.”Jacki Lakin – City Deal Project Director 2017.
Jacki LakinCity Deal Project Director 2017.
“They found it so very useful and were very grateful to have The AoC. It was a very positive experience and helped us in the R&D.”Royal Shakespeare Company. 2017
Testimonial from RSC - Royal Shakespeare Company
Dr Sue Jennings gives her views on The AOC and the work we do using dramatherapy via a video testimonial.
Dr. Sue Jennings Video Testimonial
I began Dramatherapy sessions in March 2015. The first meeting was essentially a meet and greet with Christian Dixon, who informed me what our sessions would entail and the structure of each individual session. Initially I was filled were fear at the prospect of receiving therapy and I admittedly doubted the effectiveness of Dramatherapy itself, but I was comforted by Christian’s friendly and ou…
Initially, I came to The Arts of Change as a student Dramatherapist. It was my first year and although I had made the decision to embark upon the training as a therapist, the role of the client was new to me. I had no idea what to expect and had no way of anticipating the journey ahead. From the first conversation I had with Christian Dixon (Dramatherapist), I felt comfortable and at ease. In sec…
“After having 6 sessions with Jason, the progress I have made has been amazing. I feel more confident in myself and my own ability and am reassured by the fact that I always have somebody to talk to at the end of the week.” – DW 17/03/2017.
Client DW Testimonial.