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:
- Bereavement and other stressful life events
- Women’s issues such as fertility issues included miscarriage, abortion
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Psychosis, drug and alcohol induced
- 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.