Welcome to Kairos Consultancy

Dr Caryl Sibbett - through my consultancy based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, I offer a range of professional services, including: 
Supervision, Art Psychotherapy, 
Counselling / Psychotherapy, 
Training and Research. 

I'm a: 
- BACP Registered Senior Accredited
           Counsellor / 
- Art Psychotherapist (HCPC Registered); 
- Senior Lecturer.


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I have been practising as a therapist for over 25 years and have extensive experience in diverse settings, including mental health, palliative, forensic, statutory, voluntary and community contexts. I have clearance through AccessNI Enhanced checks. 
My practice includes:
  • Supervision and eco-supervision - clinical supervision / consultative support for counsellors, arts therapists, teachers, doctors & other professionals.
  • Art Psychotherapy for adults, children and young people; and Eco Art Therapy / eARTherapy approaches
  • Counselling / Psychotherapy for adults, children and young people
  • Ecotherapy - outdoor nature-based approaches promoting well-being and a more reciprocal caring relationship with the rest of nature.
  • Training - relating to a range of counselling, art therapy, supervision and related topics.
  • Research - on a range of topics related to therapy, mental health and well-being.
I have been teaching for over twenty years and have taught and led counselling and art psychotherapy courses at various levels, including Doctoral, Masters, Post Qualifying, Diploma and Certificate levels. I am a Senior Lecturer in Art Therapy and Course Director of the MSc Art Therapy at the Belfast School of Art, Ulster University. I led the first Master's training in Art Therapy / Art Psychotherapy in Northern Ireland since its establishment in 2002, and this has continued to evolve. Other teaching includes: tutor on a PQ Diploma in Counselling Children & Young People (CPCAB level 5), and tutor on a post-qualifying Certificate in Supervision (CPCAB level 6)

As a University Lecturer, my research has focused on topics including: pupils' emotional health and wellbeing, youth suicide postvention, anti-bullying initiatives, heads of year CPD needs, supervision of counselling in schools, youth work, art therapy, doctors' occupational health needs, GP training.

Core strands of my work include promoting:
- mental health / well-being, creativity, resilience, personal development;
- eco-creativity and a more reciprocal caring relationship with and for the rest of nature [eARTherapy (c)]

Kairos Consultancy offering creative opportunities.
Kairos - an opportune time and space where transformative change can occur.

Kairos Consultancy


wellbeing, creativity, learning,
and reciprocal caring relationship
with and for the rest of nature.

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"We who are together are one."
(c) CS

Medicine Wheel

Supervision, Art Psychotherapy,
Counselling, Ecotherapy.

Sun Trees

Courses, CPD, Therapy,
Supervision praxis.

Creative opportunities

Based in Northern Ireland,
services include: 

the professional services 
outlined below: 

Honeycomb symbol services

"Beachcombing on the shores
of the spirit..."


eARTh-based practice,
Green Care.




Kairos: a time & space 
of creative opportunity:

"Kairos reigns where creative
purposes are to be achieved


Creativity and reciprocal caring
with & for the rest of nature

Which path?

Projects, Publications.


Commissions, Exhibitions, Gallery.