Why Arts?

“Art can be a reasonable and necessary support!”
(Arts Access Victoria, What is the NDIS?, 2018)

Consider ways arts or creativity are in your life right now, and where you desire to go in the future. Keep doing things that work for you! Arts can celebrate the good days.  Arts can also be a way to better understand challenges and support you on the bad days. The NDIS system can help to plan for your needs.

What works for you? This can look different for different people. Support can respond to your personal interests & goals.

Why an Art Therapist?

Working with an art therapist can bring you more options and offer strategies based on your interests, within informed and safe settings.

Sue Guzick is a professional member of ANZACATA and a Registered NDIS Provider. She can support you if  your NDIS plan has scope, and is is Self-managed, Plan Management, a combination of these, or NDIA Managed.

Please feel free to get in touch to find out more. An initial discussion can be offered without fee.

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NDIS Planning and Arts

Your voice in your NDIS planning is important. The scheme is new for all of us, and working together to advocate for your interests can help. When talking to your NDIS planner it will be important to include art therapy or creative engagement in your goals.

“Your NDIS planning meeting is where you will need to outline why art matters to you, and why NDIS support to participate in the arts is reasonable and necessary.” 
(Arts Access Victoria, What is the NDIS?, 2018)

Bright Black Art Therapy can assist you on ways to communicate how arts are part of your goals.


Scope is now your NDIS package. What next?

1 Say Hello

2 Initial Consultation

  • We will visit and do things at a speed and depth that’s comfortable for you.

  • We can work together on your interests. You may have considered some of these.

  • We will begin to write down your interests and complete initial NDIS paperwork.

  • Fees: When NDIS funded, service payment is provided. Based on your chosen program, minimal material fees might be discussed.

3 Get into It!

  • Begin your art therapy and wellness explorations.....

  • There will be times along the way we will check-in on how it’s going for you.

4 NDIS Follow-up

  • Bright Black Art Therapy will help action NDIS paperwork and invoicing. The NDIS system is new for all of us. We will keep in touch with updates.