Director

Eleanor Port-Burke

Expressive Arts Therapist, Counsellor   Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP (Accred)

Qualifying with a master’s degree in Expressive Arts Therapies from Lesley University, one of the most recognised Expressive Arts Therapies programs internationally. Eleanor has over 10 years experience working with children, young people, and adults in clinical, educational, medical and therapeutic environments. 


Eleanor is an accredited client-centred holistic practitioner, integrating approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Expressive Therapies, Person Centred Therapy, Systemic Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy. Eleanor has master’s level training in mental health counselling, and has extensive experience specialising as a mental health practitioner.

 

Eleanor is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists MBACP (Accred) and International Association of Expressive Art Therapists (IEATA). Eleanor adheres to the BACP code of ethics.

 

 

 

 

Liz is a counsellor practitioner with over 12 years experience working in therapeutic care, providing behavioural, emotional, and therapeutic support for children and young people. 

Liz integrates several approaches in her counselling practice including: cognitive behavioural, expressive art , person centred, and psychodynamic therapies. Liz also has experience working with pet and equine therapies.

In addition to her work at Cambridgeshire Expressive Art and Counselling Centre, Liz is a behavioural consultant, helping educators, and other professionals working with children and young people, to develop emotional and behavioural support plans.

 

 

                                                 Counsellor Practitioner                                                               Keturah Smithson

                                                  Diploma in Counselling Practice

                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

Keturah (Ket) is a counselling practitioner working towards her Diploma in Counselling Practice. Ket has a background in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), person-centred therapy and psychodynamic therapy, with an emphasis on the psychodynamic approach to therapy. She has experience in working with people in mental health crisis through working with the charity ‘LifeCraft’ in Cambridge. 

 

In addition to working with CEAACC, Ket has worked for the Department of Zoology, part of the University of Cambridge, for 6 years. During this time, she has worked with students and young people going through a time of great transition in their lives.

Counsellor 

 Liz Medd

 National Counselling Society

 Advanced Diploma in Counselling Skills and Theory

CEAACC Administrator

Stephen Port-Burke

Stephen is an administrator with over 20 years of experience supporting and working with children and young people in home, medical, residential, and school environments.

 

With an extensive background in the Creative Arts, Stephen has used his compassion and creative skills over the years to teach and to reach out to children and young people to help them develop their emotional, educational, behavioural, and social wellbeing.

 

Stephen manages the administrative side of CEAACC as well as CEAACC's Book Corner and literature resources.