Fiona is a writer, tutor and facilitator specialising in therapeutic writing, poetry, spoken word and life story. She has extensive experience of working in the NHS and complementary care with people affected by cancer and other health challenges.
She also works with young people on interactive arts projects, such as Bite Sized, which addresses eating disorders using poetry and other art forms. She teaches an MSc in therapeutic writing with Metanoia Institute.
Recent publications are about creative writing in healthcare for a book on medical humanities published by Routledge, and on writing process and practice for the Finnish publication Scriptum.
She is Arts in Healthcare Lead for the Portland Centre.