D r C a r y l S i b b e t t (PhD)
Current roles include:
BACP Senior Accredited Supervisor.
BACP Registered Senior Accredited Counsellor / Psychotherapist.
Art Psychotherapist (HCPC Registered).
Teaching on a Level 5 Post-Qualifying Diploma in Trauma-Informed Counselling Children & Young People (CPCAB); & co-designer of curriculum. I co-mapped the course to BACP CYP competences and curriculum and to BAAT and HCPC guidelines.
Teaching on a Level 6 Post-Qualifying Certificate in Creative Supervision of Practice Across the Age Range (CPCAB); & co-designer of curriculum. I co-mapped the course to BACP supervision competences and curriculum and to BAAT and HCPC guidelines.
Member of the BACP's School and college counselling expert reference group, a BACP priority workstream.
Vice Chair of the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT), the UK professional body for Art Therapists / Art Psychotherapists.
Deputy Chair of BAAT NI, the NI regional group of BAAT.
Life member of the Northern Ireland Group for Art as Therapy (NIGAT), Charity.
Owner & founder of Kairos Consultancy in NI.
Past roles include:
Senior Lecturer - lecturing in Art Psychotherapy.
Founded Art Psychotherapy MSc level qualifying training in Northern Ireland. Designing the MSc programme from the mid/late 1990s, I led its initial CPSM / HPC approval and University validation and subsequent HCPC approvals and re-validations. I led the programme from its establishment in 2002 in Queen's University, later in the BHSCT, and then in another University until I retired as a Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader of the MSc Art Psychotherapy in Autumn 2019. Since then the training has changed and been led in a different direction.
A past Deputy Chair of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), having also served as a Trustee for nine years.
Lecturer in Education, QUB, teaching education, special needs, art therapy, counselling.
Member of the Executive Committee of the BACP's Children, Young People and Family Division.
Member of the steering group of the BACP's Children and Young People Practice Research Network.
Chair of the Allied Health Professions Research Forum for Northern Ireland.
Chair of the NI Counselling Children & Young People Training Consortium.
Member of an expert group guiding tender specification for Independent Counselling Service for Schools – Department of Education NI
Member of the central Advisory Committee of the Allied Health Professions (ACAHP) to the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Northern Ireland.
Contracted as a member of the Arts Therapies Benchmark Group (of the Health Professions Council working with The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education) which created the Arts therapy. Benchmark statement: Health care programmes (2004).
Contracted as a member of the Arts Therapies Working Group (of the Health Professions Council working with The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education) which created the Standards of Proficiency - Arts Therapists (2003).