Jen Chester
Training Staff
Art Therapy Trainer
Brisbane, Queensland
 

Master of mental health (Art Therapy), Bachelor degree in Psychological Science, Diploma of Transpersonal Art Therapy, Cert IV Training & Assessment. 

Jen is in her fourth year of teaching Art Therapy at IKON Brisbane campus, as well as having a private Art Therapy practice. She graduated from IKON in 2012, after previously completing a Bachelor of Psych. Science and then went on to complete her Masters of Mental Health at UQ (with Art Therapy major) in 2014. She works from her studio at Redland Bay as well as facilitating workshops and retreats in the community.

She has experience working with clients with physical disabilities, intellectual impairment, and mental health issues in adults, adolescents and children. She uses the healing aspects of art, myth, movement, dance and ritual in supporting others to work through issues and to find their purpose, passion and joy in the world. She is currently learning to play the Djembe in order to incorporate drumming into her workshops.