Zoe is a PhD Candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant in Counselling & Psychotherapy at Edge Hill University – Faculty of Health & Social Care. She has earned her BSc in Early Childhood Education, MRes in Public Health Research, MSc in Therapeutic Play, and PGCert in Teaching in Higher Education. Her previous work has included teaching and researching at schools in China, Greece, and the UK, focusing on the impact of arts for children’s emotional well-being. Currently, she is conducting research with schools across Northwest England exploring the child-focused outcomes and process evaluation of school arts therapies.