AThR, MMH, Grad Dip Therapeutic Arts Practice, B Fine Art, Cert III Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft, Cert III Home & Community Care

Cielle van Vuuren is a Masters qualified art therapist at The Banyans Health and Wellness. Cielle has gained a variety of experiences in the therapeutic use of art to help individuals express and process their experiences and emotions. Her professional experience has seen her use art as a therapeutic point of connection in schools, communities, and exhibitions, both in Australia and internationally.

Cielle adopts an empathic, strengths-based approach to therapy and endeavours to support guests towards curiosity, self-compassion, and emotional wellbeing. Her therapeutic specialties involve creating a safe space for guests to experience the intrinsically mindful qualities of art making and discovery through various art media including painting, clay, collage and photography. She is especially interested in the intersection of art making, neurobiology, trauma and emotional well-being.

Cielle is also a registered Professional member of the Australian and New Zealand and Asian Creative Art Therapies Association (ANZACATA) and recently completed her Masters of Mental Health (Art Therapy) at the University of Queensland