Programs are designed for children experiencing challenges with anxiety, grief, depression, transitions around parental divorce, ADHD, Interpersonal issues such as bullying, and social isolation
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Art therapy combines the creative process and psychotherapy, facilitating self- exploration and understanding. Using imagery, colour and shape as part of this creative therapeutic process, thoughts and feelings can be expressed that would otherwise be difficult to articulate. Art therapy engages all the senses to relax the nervous system.

Art making causes a shift from sympathetic to parasympathetic nervous system, which results in improved self- regulation, anxiety reduction. (CATA 2017)

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Summer Camp 2017: Registration Jan 15, 2017
After School Programs
Monday: Grade 3-4
Tuesday: Grade 1-2
Wednesday: Grade 2-3
Thursday: Grade 5-6

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Availability (updated Jan19): 
July 17 & 24th weeks are 50% sold out. 
July 10th has space for younger kids but only 2 spots left for grade 3-6


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My background includes both commercial and fine art, I am classically trained in Graphic Design with a Bachelors degree from OCAD U. I have recently completed my course work and clinical requirements for a Graduate Degree in Art Therapy.  I am currently working on my thesis which focuses on improving resiliency in Children of Divorce. I am a local mom residing in Davisville Village with children at  Northern SS. I have been running these art classes for creative kids, since 2005 and have taught over 600 students from many of the local schools, including; Maurice Cody, Bessborough, Ralph Road, Hodgson, Sunnybrook, Davisville & John Fisher.

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