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experience. 

  • Registered with the international Expressive Arts Therapy Association

  • A member of the Ontario Expressive Arts Therapy Association

  • A contributor to programming for Expressive Arts Florida Institute and former Faculty and Program Co-ordinator 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 in the Program Art-Making for the Health Of It! 

  • 1st author for paper in the peer reviewed International Journal of Arts & Health on the Program  Visible Voices: Expressive Arts with Isolated Seniors Using Trained Volunteers

  • Designed and implemented the ProgramThrough the Looking Glass exploring depression with seniors through Expressive Arts

  • 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

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