Sue Guzick, AThR
Art Therapist and Artist
Sue works with those who are interested to explore how arts and creative processes can benefit their wellness. Participant’s goals range across wellbeing, community engagement, mental health recovery, coping strategies, physical aspects, improved daily living, and creative and emotional expression. She is a professional ANZACATA member and a registered NDIS provider.
Therapy and Support
Sue has facilitated arts and wellness sessions in the community, in mental healthy recovery settings, and with individuals in the home. She has experience as a Direct Care Disability Support Worker with those who have physical and Intellectual diversity. As a Community Mental Health Practitioner she has supported those experiencing wellness transitions within mental healthy recovery settings. Qualifications that inform Sue’s practice are the Master of Art Therapy from LaTrobe University in received in 2015, Master of Fine Art from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002, and Diploma of Mental Health completed in 2017.
As a professional member of ANZACATA (Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapy Association), Sue can access NDIS funding. Through the NDIS roll out, she has received advocacy training and takes care to understand NDIS updates. She has had the pleasure to work with participants as their NDIS packages have been developed and implemented.
Bright Black Art Therapy works within Art Therapy best practice and the Australian General Health Services code of conduct. Ethical references are ANZACATA and the Health Records Act 2001. Sue Guzick is insured as a practitioner and follows best practice external supervision.
Sue is a practicing artist, and has shared experience on what it's like to be in a creative process. Being an artist directly informs her work as an Art Therapist.