Andrea Breen PhD is a creative arts therapist currently in the position of counselling coordinator at the Phoenix Centra (for survivors of torture and trauma) in Hobart. She is registered therapist and supervisor with PACFA. She has a small private practice and is an educator at Tabor, MIECAT and UTas. She has worked as a class teacher, a music teacher, a special education teacher, an arts reviewer, a dementia educator; and as a creative arts therapist/counsellor, trauma recovery and family violence. She leans towards existent-phenomenological approaches in therapy and enabling expression through the arts. She is a also a composer.