Hello and welcome to Art Thou Well. This site is about the roles of culture and the arts in health, from a psychological perspective.
My name is Katherine Taylor and I’m a British clinical psychologist with a research background. I work in NHS CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services) in Lancaster and Morecambe, and across Greater Manchester in GM i-THRIVE as manager of the Arts, Culture & Mental Health Programme.
Art Thou Well began to reflect on and share a 2017 WCMT Travelling Fellowship in Finland and the US, on the roles of arts and culture in health care provision.
My research has explored links between arts, health and well-being, in bipolar disorders, dementia, and children’s services. My work has also focussed on public engagement and collaborations with artists at Carry On Cartoon Camping at Green Man Festival, Wales and co-curated exhibitions on mental health (Urban Psychosis) and dementia (Dementia and Imagination).