So Can You Help Me Heal With Art?

Yes, I can help you!

When an individual reaches out to me to find more info about what to do, I tell them that I develop and facilitate rec-based therapeutic art programming for groups and have one-to-one sessions.

They most often ask if I’m an art therapist, and I say no, but I’m working towards becoming one someday. For now, I offer Mindfulness Art-Based Programs (MABPs), Social Art Groups (SAGs), Artist Studio Immersions (ASIs)

Next, they may ask, ‘how does your program work?’

I tell them it is a social or mindfulness-based guided creative play, and if requested, I can refer them to additional professional services beyond my scope.

Another common question is: ‘How did you get into this work?’

I reply with, ‘I am a self-taught artist who has always viewed creativity as a catalyst for reflective healing and emotional expression. I also went to college and worked as a Community Services Worker for 7.5 years. I am an experienced trauma and crisis counsellor and am now in the third year of psychological counselling.’

That being said, I strive to merge my two strengths and upgrade my understanding of how art heals and helps from both a psychological and physiological perspective.

Every professional and life development brings me more clarity about how this can be accomplished!
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Opportunities to participate/Be Whimsi Art Loft Offers:

Artist Studio Immersions:


Gentle Painting

Mindfulness Art-Based Programs:


Retreats,  online programs: ‘Why is Calm So Hard,’ ‘Inspired To Change,’ & and  Collaboration Events with other artists and wellness workers.

Social Art Groups:


‘Creative Conversations Pen Pals Project’ -Free to participate.


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To learn more about each program or sign up, visit my website.


For information on the goals and mission of Be Whimsi Art Loft, please READ my blog:

Art Therapy Vs Creative Wellness Activities what’s the big difference?

Visit http://www.bewhimsiartloft.ca

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