Jean Bennett

Position: Lecturer in Therapeutic Arts

College: College of Health and Social Care

Department: Therapeutic Practice

Subject area: Therapeutic Practice

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  • Lecturer on Creative Expressive Therapies degree and MA art therapy.
  • Admissions tutor for Creative Expressive Therapies

Teaching responsibilities

Module leader for;

  • Visual Art ( Foundation)
  • Image of Self
  • Statement as Image
  • MA Studio Art Therapy
  • MA Independent Scholarship
  • Currently work four days a week at Derby, Monday, Tuesday,  Wednesday, and Thursday.

Professional interests

As a practising artist I aim is to exhibit on a regular basis. An ongoing interest is in how art /producing a body of work can act as the basis for research using visual research methodologies to underpin the art work and thinking around this.

Membership of professional bodies

  • HPC (Health Professions Council) Art Therapist
  • BAAT (British Association of Art Therapists)


  • BA (Hons) Creative Expressive Therapies, Derby University
  • PG Dip Art Therapy, Derby University
  • MA Art Therapy, Derby University

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