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Carolyn Bridgen

Registered Art Therapist

  • Hamilton Close, Epsom, KT19 8RG
  • Multiple times available +
    • Tue
    • Wed
  • Individual £50
  • 29% of enquirers became verified clients

What to Expect

An introductory assessment appointment helps you to see if you are comfortable with me, share what worries you, ask questions, understand confidentiality, and assess if therapy could benefit you. Please use a contact option on the right to arrange a preliminary assessment appointment in Epsom.

Art Therapy

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) suggests art therapy for Schizophrenia.

Art therapy helps you express yourself through art media. You do not require art experience. An objective of art therapy is to help you creatively examine whatever concerns you.


NICE suggests counselling for Depression.

Counselling centres on listening to you, and assisting you. You decide which issue regarding your early years and/or adult life you discuss. The objective of counselling is to enable you to talk about a difficulty and discover a way forward that is appropriate for you.


Psychotherapy focuses on you, and you obtaining insight into the difficulties you confront. It explores your ideas, feelings and relevant events in your life. Psychotherapy aims to help you develop or discover suitable methods of managing.


  • Self Esteem
  • Relationship Problems
  • PTSD
  • Borderline Personality
  • Bereavement
  • Anger
  • Abuse

Thoughts on Mental Health

Each person who suffers from psychotic episodes is different. Serious psychotic symptoms can be triggered by a stressful event, or street drugs such as cannabis can alter the chemical balance of the brain if you had an existing predisposition. Stressful life events might include, bereavement, a serious accident, the loss of a job, ongoing relationship losses or problems, the birth of a child, and the sometimes catastrophic events of life that can work together to cause terrible emotional pain and confusion. Your mind may have difficulty processing the turn of events and so, with the use of symbolism and metaphor, you may seem to make word associations that most people would find difficult to understand. Additionally, your thinking can become distorted and intractable so that other people cannot make much sense of the flow of thoughts that you are encountering.
Read More: Therapists explain common causes of schizophrenia


British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist
Graduate Diploma
Art Therapy
University of Sheffield (UK)
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Registered Art Therapist

Carolyn abides by the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and the Standards of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Location Detail

My Consulting Address is in easy reach of

Epsom, Longmead Industrial Estate, Ewell, West Ewell, Chessington, Stoneleigh, Langley Vale, Ashtead, Hook, Cheam, Tolworth, Worcester Park, Claygate, Banstead, Burgh Heath, Oxshott, Belmont, Tadworth, Long Ditton, Leatherhead

Nearest Train Stations

  • Epsom (0.4 miles)
  • Ewell West (1.1 miles)
  • Ewell East (1.5 miles)
  • Chessington South (1.8 miles)
  • Epsom Downs (1.9 miles)
  • Chessington North (2 miles)
  • Ashtead (2 miles)
  • Stoneleigh (2 miles)
  • Tattenham Corner (2.5 miles)
  • Tolworth (2.7 miles)

Wheelchair access: No

Updated 20 September 2018