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Pamela Whitaker


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Teaching Interests

Public Practice Art Therapy: Civic Dialogue within Society 

Contemporary Art witin Art Psychotherapy 

Cultural Practice Art Therapy within Museums, Galleries, Libraries, Festivals, and Natural Environments 

Performance 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 

Socially Engaged Art Therapy Pedagogy 

Course Director as Curator: Designing Routes of Art Therapy Education within Social and Cultural Contexts

Team Teaching within Belfast School of Art Studios in association with Art and Design Faculty  



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cross pollination Agriculture & Biology
arts Agriculture & Biology
gardens Agriculture & Biology
wild foods Agriculture & Biology
celebrations Agriculture & Biology
performing arts Agriculture & Biology
environmental education Agriculture & Biology
wild flowers Agriculture & Biology

Research Output 2017 2018

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, 30, 1, p. 1 4 p.,

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

Activities 2015 2019

Irish Association of Creative Arts Therapists Journal (Journal)

Pamela Whitaker (Editor)
1 Jan 20191 Jan 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

Pamela Whitaker (Visiting researcher)
18 Feb 201922 Feb 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

Artist in Residence

Pamela Whitaker (Consultant)
Jun 2019Jun 2020

Activity: Consultancy

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

LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

Pamela Whitaker (Invited speaker)
21 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk