Lyzette Jarvey

Lyzette returned to her native South Africa in 2011, following a number of years studying and working in England.

Lyzette’s work has included clients who experienced the following issues:

Learning disabilities

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Bereavement and other stressful life events
  • Women’s issues such as fertility issues included miscarriage, abortion
  • Body dysmorphic disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Psychosis, drug and alcohol induced
  • Anxieties
  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Abuse and sexual abuse
  • Gender  identity and sexuality difficulties
  • Asylum seeker

The environments worked within include the following:

  • Inner-city schools with diversity of culture and religion
  • Jewish and Christian charities
  • Charity for inner-city children in distress
  • National Health Service hospital and community centre
  • Adult mental health – acute in-patients and  Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Adult mental health – community out-patients
  • State college
  • Private special needs school
  • College for Further Education

In addition to being an Art Therapist, Lyzette’s career has included work as a teacher (for adults with learning disabilities), a disability support tutor, a specialist learning support worker, and an art tutor.

Also registered with British Association of Art Therapists.