Amirah Munawwarah is a registered art psychotherapist with experience in the public healthcare setting, young adults, and inmate artists.
Amirah graduated from LaSalle College of the Arts with an MA Art Therapy and clinical attachments in a general hospital (SGH) and a local secondary school. After completing her training and MA, she practiced as an art psychotherapist providing workshops and sessions for organizations including Singapore Prison Service, Lions Befrienders, PPIS, Woodlands Health Centre, and MENDAKI.
Amirah has a spectrum of experiences in providing art therapy and art therapy sessions to individuals in 1-to-1 therapy sessions, group art therapy, open art studios for specific populations, and the general public. She has worked with conditions including depression, anxiety, autism, stress-related conditions, self-betterment, healing, and trauma. As a practicing art psychotherapist, Amirah works primarily with art materials and mediums that encourage clients to holistically create and express whilst building on their strengths and capacity for creative growth and explorations through the Expressive Therapies Continuum (ETC), and El-Duende One Canvas Process Painting (EDPP).
Amirah was a recipient of MENDAKI Youth Promise Scholarship Award in 2019 (formerly known as the Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award) and believes that art is subjectively unique as each individual holds the capability to creatively express themselves.