‘In the deserts of the heart,
let the healing process start.’
W H Auden
I am a poet and professional tutor in the field of health, working mainly with community organisations and charities.
Programmes are tailored to the varying needs of participants and the organisations commissioning the work. Current projects include workshops with adults suffering with aphasia and dysphasia; recent projects focused on children with mental health problems and learning difficulties.
2015-2016: UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre – Poet-in-Residence
2017: St Pancras Hospital – work with people suffering from dementia.
2017: UCH Macmillan Cancer Centre – Poetry and Memoir sessions