expression, creativity & healing
 

SERVICES

ART THERAPY

Art therapy is helpful for children, adolescents and adults who may be dealing with a variety of issues:

  • Grief and Loss

  • Separation and divorce

  • Anger

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma

COUNSELLING

Counseling for individuals who may be struggling with:

  • Grief and loss (someone’s death; relationship, marriage, illness)

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Trauma (recent or childhood)

  • Blended family issues

SUPERVISION

Offering clinical supervision to art therapists from her office during office hours, or via distance (phone or video-conference) for those who live out of town or who have limited schedules.

* All services are being offered during these times of COVID-19 either in-person or via video-conference depending on individual preference.

THE SPACE

A comfortable, warm, light-filled space to work.

Art Therapy Space
Sink
Chair
Counselling Space
Art Therapy Space
Fire Place
 
 

ABOUT ART THERAPY

Art therapy is a unique and effective mode of counselling. By using simple art materials people are encourage to explore their issues, difficulties, strengths and abilities.

 

Art Therapy can help individuals by looking at old situations, thoughts or feelings differently to see new solutions and new potentials. Using an arts-based approach you (or your child) will be supported by the art therapist to be creative, activate your imagination, connect with your inner world, to explore new possibilities, and reach your individual goals.

For some, talking and finding the right words to describe a situation can be a difficult task. This is when art therapy can be helpful. You can draw, paint or sculpt your thoughts and feelings. This gives your inner world form and can make it easier to understand. Art therapy can help you to:

  • Gain mastery and control of thoughts/feelings/behaviours

  • Increase ability to express self

  • Increase self-esteem

  • Increased problem-solving skills

No specific art skills are required. You will find all a great variety of art making materials all made available in the studio: paint, clay, collage, markers, found objects… some of the harder to clean materials such a chalk pastels have been put away during this time of COVID-19.

Succulent

Master's of Counselling: Art Therapy - MC:AT

Registered Clinical Counsellor - RCC

Registered Art Therapist in BC - BCATR

Registered Canadian Art Therapist - RCAT

Diploma Vancouver Art Therapy Institute -DVATI

Laura Worrall

 In practice for over 20 years, Laura has operated a private practice, offering art therapy to many individuals and families. Laura has also worked in agencies offering art therapy to children who have experienced loss and trauma. Laura currently is a director at the Vancouver Art Therapy Institute, for distance program students. She has extensive experience in supervising both student and graduate art therapists.

 
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About Laura's Practice

During COVID-19, appointments can be made for either in-person or video-conference sessions.

Please don't attend any in-person sessions if you feel unwell, and I will do the same.

Extra cleaning has been added to  high touch surfaces, as well as any art therapy tools or materials used.

Art Materials:

All art materials are provided.

* no art skill is required.

Fees: 

$120 plus 5% gst, for each 60 minute session.

(Payments accepted: cheques, email transfers and cash).

 

Contact Laura

1433 7TH AVENUE

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, V3M 2K2

Email: fowo@telus.net


Tel: 604.816.6366

For more information, or to make an appointment for yourself or your child, please call or email.

Chair

Comfortable for counselling session