Our Team

Tim Anders MA Art Therapy, PGCE, HCPC Registered
Founder / Director

Prior to setting up ATFC, Tim worked as an Art teacher at a primary school and as an Art therapist for various different charities. Whilst working at the primary school he trained and supervised Art Therapists from the University of Hertfordshire.

As well as being the director of ATFC, Tim is an Art teacher in a North London Secondary school, working with children with SEN. He also maintains a private practice which he has run for the last 5 years.

Natasha Ainley BA (Hons), MA Art Therapy, BAAT & HCPC Registered
Assistant Director & Art Therapist

Natasha is a qualified Art Therapist and has been working for ATFC since the charity was formed in 2017. As Assistant Director, Natasha is responsible for liaising with schools on matters relating to therapy and priority pupils, and ensuring that SEN staff fully understand the ATFC programme. In addition, Natasha is an Art Therapist for ATFC, and has her own private practice.

Nicole Levitus BA (Hons)
Operations Manager

Our Operations Manager Nicole ensures the smooth running of Arts Therapies for Children. She manages the day-to-day operations, including liaising with schools and therapists and ensuring all the admin tasks are completed so that the ATFC programme runs as efficiently as possible. Nicole has worked for several Jewish charities in similar roles prior to ATFC.

Our Therapists

Anyta Laubscher

MA Art Therapy

BA Psychology
HCPC and BAAT registered

Emily Gray

MA Art Psychotherapy

HCPC and BAAT registered 

Odelia Maierovits

MA Art Therapy

B. Ed Counselling

HCPC and BAAT registered

Shoshana Weisz

MA Art Therapy

BSc Psychology

BAAT registered

Shiri Lader

MA Expressive Art Therapy 

BA Art History 

CertHd in Psychology 

HCPC and BAAT registered

Naomi Birnbaum 

MA Art Therapy

BSc Honours Psychology 

HCPC registered

Lesley Baker

MA Art Psychotherapy 

HCPC and BAAT registered

Saskia Joss

Child Counsellor using the Arts 

BACP registered 

Zara Weinsten-Kadir

MA Counselling & Psychotherapy 

BACP registered and accredited

Sarah Edmonds

MA Art Therapy

 HCPC and BAAT registered