Our Founder

Our founder Banu Adam was awarded a Distinction for MA in Arts-Health Praxis at the University of Central Lancashire. With the support from Professor Colin Murrell, she has devised a portfolio of innovative art-health based methods, designed to specifically benefit adults who self-harm or have mental health issues such as anxiety, stress, and depression. Banu is also a qualified in Mental Health First Aid.  She works passionately to reduce the stigma of Self-harm and mental health and has produced and facilitated many arts-health projects including: “A Cure Through Canvas”, an extremely successful project supported by Positive Minds, and is also one of the leading projects held at the Lancashire Women’s Centres.