In this presentation, participants will hear the successes and challenges that the CiiAT faculty have encountered while working with the support of publicly funded agencies to provide low-cost and no-fee psychotherapy and clinical art therapy services, including trauma-informed, attachment-informed programming to vulnerable community members as well as front-line mental health workers.
Cheryl-Ann Webster is a professional art therapist with over 20 years of experience as a therapeutic arts practitioner. She is now the managing director, faculty member and student advisor at the Canadian International Institute of Art Therapy. She blends her passion for learning, her love for the creative arts, along with her interest in human dynamics to provide a deep learning experience for students.
Lucille Proulx is the executive director of CiiAT. She is the author of Attachment Informed Art Therapy, Strengthening Emotional Ties throughout the Lifetime, Strengthening Emotional Ties through Parent-Child-Dyad Art Therapy and Strengthening Attachment Ties with Dyad Art Therapy. She has traveled across Canada and the world lecturing on attachment and brain development.