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I have worked with patients (one to one) and staff and volunteers (in group workshops) at Skanda Vale Hospice since May 2017 on a voluntary basis. Have led ongoing series' of Writing Time workshops independently / privately. Collaborated with Fiona Hamilton on Exploring play through creative writing one-day workshops. Collaborated with John Waite on Kindling the Soul one-day workshops, combining family constellations and words for wellbeing. Am writer in residence at The Bakelite Museum. Ran a series of workshops at the museum - No.1 Royal Crescent -  in partnership with Age UK in Autumn 2017. I lead writing workshops in response to each new exhibition at Oriel Myrrdin Gallery, Carmarthen. Have been a guest facilitator at small festivals and established writing groups. Most recently I was invited by Arts Together to run workshops for a group of older women, some of whom live in sheltered housing in a Trowbridge, Wilts. The aim of Arts Together is to enhance the lives of older people through creativity, I completed an initial five week series of W4W with. At the other end of the spectrum I run writing workshops with 12 – 16 year olds on an ad hoc basis. I have been continuously part of a series of peer supervision groups – The Curious Pirates, The Pea Green Boat and currently The Wordzels (Lapidus SW, rural).  Via on-line correspondence, I mentor other practitioners or individuals who wish for an introduction to W4W. Have been published in my capacity as a W4W facilitator by NAWE and Lapidus journal and various guest blogs. I have presented papers at Creative Bridges 2017, Arts in Health South West in 2014, took part in a panel addressing W4W and mental health in Newcastle 2017. Have poetry published by Unpsychology Magazine. Am working on my third novel. 

Kate Pawsey

Location of Practice:
South West, Wales, Bradford-on-Avon and Carmarthen

MSc in creative writing for therapeutic purposes. A training and placement in Poetry and Dementia with Karen Hayes. Training as an independent Forest School practitioner.

Skills & Interests:
Kate Pawsey is a creative and intuitive facilitator of creative writing for therapeutic purposes (CWTP). As a writer invested in the freedom that writing can give us to explore play and improvisation as well as our lived experience, she continues to build on the training her MSc in CWTP provided. Her background as a musician and in outdoor, child-led education feed into the flavour of her work and the choices of her themes. She now works therapeutically with people of all ages and a wide range of needs .Kate has facilitated participatory and community projects for Age UK, Number 1 Royal Crescent Museum in Bath, Skanda Vale Hospice, Arts Together in Wiltshire among other organisations. She has collaborated with dancers, clowns and play specialists. She is writer in residence at The Bakelite Museum. Her website is

Contact Details:, 01225 862030, 07866684265

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