This Art Psychotherapy programme is responsible for the delivery of the first postgraduate in Art Psychotherapy course in Scotland and the first MSc in Art Psychotherapy award in Europe. Staff have excellent international links and are involved in collaborative projects with other institutions of higher education across the world.
Master of Science in Art
The Faculty has a substantial community of students studying art therapy at Foundation and Masters level. Study is supported by the following staff;
Dr. Margaret Hills de Zarate: Senior Lecturer and programme leader (Full time)
Module Co-ordinator for OM153 Clinical Project
Research Interests: Cross cultural art therapy with a particular interest in Latin America and developing communities.
Lecturer and Level 2 Coordinator (Full Time)
Module Co-ordinator for: Introduction to placement (component of module OM148) OM152 Contemporary Approaches in Art Psychotherapy
Research Interests: Inner Autonomy and Intersubjectivity in Art Psychotherapy
Dr. Jane Burns:
Lecturer and Level 1 Coordinator (Part Time)
Module Coordinator for: OM148 Therapeutic Skills and Practice, OM150Art Psychotherapy Theory & Practice module
Research Interests: Older People, Dementia and Autism.
Margaret Temple: Lecturer (Part Time)
Module coordinator for: OM149 Art Based Research and Interpersonal Learning Workshops
Research Interests: Relationship forming in early life and its importance across the life cycle. Art based research
Adrienne McDermid-Thomas: Lecturer (Part Time)
Research Interests: Forensic Mental Health Services, Adult Mental Health
Sheena McGregor: Lecturer
Module Co-ordinator for: OM151 Group Work and Group Theory
Research Interests: Children and Families, Fostered and Looked After Children, Children with Life Threatening Illness.
Dr Derek Santos: Senior Lecturer
Module Coordinator for: PM051 Research Methods
(Please note: all inquiries re: Research Methods should in the first instance be addressed to Dr Margaret Hills de Zarate)
For further information please contact:
The Admissions Office
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Queen Margaret University Drive
Tel: 0131 474 0000
Fax: 0131 474 0001