Amanda Levey

Amanda is the Head of School of the Creative Arts Therapy faculty of Whitecliffe College (New Zealand). She studied psychology at the University of Melbourne, Australia and subsequently trained extensively in the Halprin Method in the USA. This model is an integration of movement/dance, visual arts, performance techniques and therapeutic practices. She gained her Master of Arts in Arts Therapy at Whitecliffe College. Amanda is on the Board the Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapy Association (ANZACATA). She has presented at conferences/symposia in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Korea and Europe. Her research and artistic interests are in performative video, movement in relation to the natural environment, and duo ethnography.

Using the creative process within therapeutic encounters encourages us to be in contact on many…