Hayley Berman is an art psychotherapist with specialist expertise in contexts of trauma and social and political upheaval. She has a PhD in psycho-social studies and is an artist and social entrepreneur. Hayley has worked with individuals and groups in the UK, South Africa and several other countries. Hayley is also a supervisor and examiner for Public Health, Psychosocial Studies and Visual Arts doctoral students. She is a senior lecturer at Hertfordshire University, and a visiting professor at UJ. Hayley has exhibited her work collaboratively. She has published a series of books through Lefika Publications.