experience 

  • A contributor to programming for Expressive Arts Florida Institute and former Faculty in the post-graduate Expressive Arts Program at Fleming College

  • The resident Registered Expressive Arts Practitioner for the Abbey Retreat Centre supporting those living with cancer (abbeyretreatcentre.ca)

  • The Expressive Arts Guide for Mental Health Services

  • 1st author for paper in the peer reviewed International Journal of Arts & Health

  • Founder of the Community Visible Voices Open Arts Studio  

I have

  • Been invited as a Speaker World Conference on Arts & Health, New South Wales, Australia

  • Earned the Award for Applied Education, Fleming College

  • Been nominated for the Innovation & Creativity Award from the Chamber of Commerce

  • Told stories nationally and internationally at Storytelling Festivals and private functions