Marg Coutts B.A., Dip. Ed., M.A. (Art Therapy) is a registered art therapist and counsellor. Marg offers her clients the gift of listening; listening with her ears but also with her heart and wisdom, in an atmosphere that is imbued with acceptance. She provides guidance in art making with awareness.
Marg's expertise as an art therapist emerges from 16 years as a practitioner. She has a Master's degree in art therapy and is a registered art therapist with Australian and New Zealand Art Therapy Association. Marg has worked in fields as diverse as women's health and children, family support and eating disorders to dementia care, loss and grief and mental health. This includes 11 years working as a counsellor, group worker and art therapist in dementia care as well as running workshops for the Petrea King Quest for Life Foundation.
Marg has appeared on ABC national television Sunday Arts program talking about art therapy for people with dementia. She has presented at various conferences on topics related to art therapy and emotional healing. She brings with her the experience of working with people from age 5 to 95 years. She also brings a love of instilling confidence in others that they can seek out and abide in bright places amongst the shadows of their lives.