Enrich your life through the

experience of art and nature

At Green Tree Arts we use art making and the natural world to provide rich and fulfilling experiences to empower your creativity and enhance wellbeing.

Whatever you’re looking for on your creative and therapeutic journey, we can help.


Our Art Therapy Services

What we offer:

Art Therapy uses art making as a means of communication, which allows individuals to make sense of experiences which cannot always be put into words helping to improve wellbeing.

 Art Therapy is an individual or group activity and is a recognised Allied Health Profession. Art Therapists are required to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Studio Art Therapy

An opportunity to freely create your own art using a range of mixed media, in a friendly group environment for relaxation, pleasure and to improve emotional wellbeing.

Art Therapy with Nature

A rich creative therapeutic experience using the natural world and art to explore thoughts and feelings and a better understandings of ourselves in the world.

Tree Of Life

A structured programme using both art and narrative therapy principles to enable individuals and groups to explore and reflect on life experiences and develop new perspectives.

Personal Art Therapy

A form of individual psychotherapy which uses art for communication and self-expression, helping with problems and supporting wellbeing.

Work Based Art Therapy

Group opportunities for team building and Continuing Professional Development workshops (CPD). 

Please note:

We continue to offer a number of our programmes online.

Nicola Kennell

Nicola Kennell is the Art Psychotherapist at Green Tree Arts.

She is an established Art Psychotherapist who has been working in the North of Scotland for the last 20 years and is registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (HCPC: AS04654) and the British Association of Art Therapists (BAAT: 21076).

She has extensive experience in a variety of settings including NHS Child and Adult Mental Health Services (CAMHS), the voluntary sector, in the last 10 years within her own Green Tree Arts Studio. Nicola Kennell also holds the Advanced Tree of Life Practitioners certificate.

Nicola is passionate about using creativity and the natural world as an approach that provides a safe way to explore thoughts and feelings. Believing that using creativity as a means of self-expression can open the door to processing feelings while utilising natural resources to enrich and connect to ourselves and the world around us.

My family and I feel we understand each other better now and we can share what we need from one another more easily now.

As a carer you always need to think of those you are caring for – these sessions gave me valuable time to care for me.


Our past and present collaborations

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