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    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

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Research Interests

Art Therapy and Social Engagement 

Art Therapy and Contemporary Art 

Cultural Practice Art Therapy: Museums, Galleries, Libraries and Festivals

Performance Art and Art Therapy 

Art Installations as Therapeutic Environments 

Land Art and the Outdoor Studio 

The Art of Walking as Therapeutic Methodology 

The Role of Choreography and Movement within Art Therapy 

Lecturer as Curator: Designing Art Therapy Education with Cultural Partners  

Art Therapy Pedagogy: Collaborations with Artists, Activists and Social Innovators 



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Research Output 2016 2020

  • 2 Article
  • 2 Book/Film/Article review
  • 2 Editorial

Public Relations: Art Therapy Pedagogy Out of Bounds

Whitaker, P. & Riccardi, M., 16 Oct 2019, In : Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal. 32, 1, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Local Stories, Transformative Connections: Art Hives in Action: Connections and Cross Pollination: Blackrock Park

Whitaker, P., 9 Sep 2018, Envisage Magazine, Canadian Art Therapy Association , 1, 2, p. 16-17 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access
cross pollination
wild foods

Art Therapy and Environment

Whitaker, P. (ed.), 17 Jun 2017, In : Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal. 30, 1, p. 1 4 p.,

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Visual Culture: Art Therapy Out of Bounds: 30th Anniversary, Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal

Whitaker, P., 11 Dec 2017, Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal, 30, 2, p. 53-55 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationEditorial

Open Access
Art Therapy
Anniversaries and Special Events
Social Conditions
Social Skills

Activities 2015 2020

The Writers' LoungeThe Launch of the Polyphony Journal (Event)

Pamela Whitaker (Editor)
9 Feb 2020 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

National Arts in Education Portal Day, 2019

Pamela Whitaker (Speaker)
9 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Crawford College of Art and Design and the School of Visual Arts New York

Pamela Whitaker (Visiting researcher)
24 May 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

First Fortnight Festival, European Mental Health Art and Culture Festival

Pamela Whitaker (Organiser)
25 Jan 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Artist in Residence, Tullyallen National School, County Louth

Pamela Whitaker (Consultant)
Jun 2019Jun 2020

Activity: Consultancy