Find An Art Therapist

A downloadable version of the 2016 Official OATA Directory is available at the bottom of the page.
For inquiries please contact Amy Griffin at membership@oata.ca

Members with OATA Registered Status

Rochelle Alexandroff
89 Skymark Drive #109
Toronto, ON M2H 3S6
647-345-6477
ro_alex@yahoo.com

Barb Dorrington
(Life Member)
123 Chambers Ave London, ON N5X 4H5
519- 519 872-5433 barbdorrington@gmail.com
Area of Practice: All ages, specializing in trauma work and also issues involving toxic stress Specialties: Working with adults facing dementia; school-aged children adjusting to the school environment; helping families who are dealing with chronic illness; helping parents who feel sandwiched by the responsibilities of supporting aging parents and managing children living at home.
Website: coachingtocalm.com

Kim Bird
Art Therapy and Neurofeedback Training
Burlington and surrounding area, Ontario
kimberleybird@cogeco.ca
Area of Practice: Adoptive and foster families and children, attachment difficulties.  Children and
adults experiencing regulation difficulties.  Domestic violence, immigrants and refugees. Trauma.

Sharona Bookbinder
Inner Art Inc.
144 Rockwood Cres.
Thornhill ON L4J 7W1
416-887-9121
innerartinc@gmail.com
Primary Specialty: Geriatrics in Long Term Care, Palliation &
Cancer Care
Geographical Region of Service: Toronto, York Region
Other Specialties: Managing a business employing other Art
Therapists.
www.innerart-inc.com

Alana Bresett
Parkwood Mental Health Institute
Wellington Road.
London, Ont.
alana.mbresett@sympatico.ca
Area of Practice: Adolescent Psychiatry & Trauma

Sarah Brodie, MA
480 Guelph Line, Upper Unit #2
Burlington, On L7R 3M1
artsarahpy@gmail.com
Population Served: adolescents, children, and their adults

Betty J. B. Brouwer
Shalem Mental Health Network
1 Young Street Ste #512
Hamilton, ON, L8N 1T8
905-528-0353 tollfree:866-347-0041
bettyb@shalemnetwork.org
Population Served: children and adolescents and families and adults. Work with at-risk youth.
Speciality in attachment focused work particularly with adopted and/or foster children or clients
with complex trauma.

Judi Cullis
Approved Supervisor
519-936-9831
Population Served: London and Toronto area for both clientele and supervision

Sandi Deschambault, RP OATR
info@peacebyepeace.org
(705) 527-0493
Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Art Therapist in Private Practice in Midland Ontario.
Service provided to all ages and with a variety of concerns including addictions and mental health,
grief, traumatic loss and bereavement, trauma and abuse
Approved senior supervisor with OATA.

Beverly Doxtator
Kiikeewanniikaan, Southwest Regional Healing Lodge
275 Jubilee Rd.
Muncey,On. N0L1Y0
bydoxtat@hotmail.com

Kayli Hall Elwood
Kayli Hall Elwood Art Therapy
www.kayliarttherapy.com
kayliarttherapy@bmts.com
Population Served: All ages.  Children with attachment, trauma, separation, divorce, identity –
adolescence; elderly population.

Candace Holtzman
1670 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON, M4G 3C2
candaceholtzman@rogers.com
416-871-4796
Area of Practice: Children, Adolescents, Adults; Individual, group, and family; Specializing in self-
esteem, confidence building, eating disorders, school issues, family concerns, anxiety and stress.

Kathryn Hubner Kozman
Registered Art Therapist
Private Practice
Ancaster, Ont
khkozman@gmail.com
Area of Practice: Children/Adolescents, attachment, trauma, abuse, grief/loss; Integration of theories for a client centered approach utilizing art, play, sand tray narrative, family cognitive and solution focused approach.

Jenny Jutzi
Parkhill ON
jenny@vonjutzi.com
Area of Practice: Children/youth; trauma and loss, anxiety, depression, attachment,
behavioural/emotional/mental/spiritual imbalance

Rapinder Kaur Registered Psychotherapist & Registered Art Therapist
Art as Therapy Serving Milton, Mississauga and Orangeville
15 Elizabeth Street Suite M18
Orangeville, ON L9W 3X3
905-783-5939 519 307 9000
admin@artastherapy.ca
Population Served: Art as Therapy provides art therapy for emotional needs to children, youth, adults and seniors in the GTA. Art as Therapy vision: For every individual to recognize their inner power and potential. To be free of all limitations either self-imposed, diagnosed or societal and feel fearless in facing and overcoming life challenges, circumstances and difficult emotions. The art therapists at Art as Therapy are committed in helping their clients imagine new possibilities for change and implement different ways of engaging in their world. Rapinder is an approved supervisor and can provide supervision as well as placements to Art Therapy trainees. 

Erin Kuri, MA, OATR, CCC
Rosalie Hall
3020 Lawrence Ave. E
Toronto, ON M1P 2T7
416-438-6880 ext: 229
erin.kuri@gmail.com
Population Served: adolescent and adult women who have experienced sexual abuse;
pregnant/parenting at-risk youth; parent/child dyads re: attachment; trauma and attachment

Olga Lipadatova
Aion Center
43 Wimbledon Rd.
Guelph, ON N1H 7NR
(519)826-0876
olipa@arttherapyolipa.com
Population Served: Children and adults; specific issues pertaining to life transitions, dream work

Jennifer Long
Brantford, Ont.
Jenlong_3@yahoo.com
519- 755-2613
Population Served: Children and youth dealing with trauma, attachment and mental health issues.

Erin Masse
590 Brunelle Crescent
Tecumseh ON N8N 4H9
erinobrien55@hotmail.com
Population Served: Geriatrics

Emmy Nakahara MacLachlan
Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care
519-646-6000 x65171
emmy.maclachlan@sjhc.london.on.ca
Practice: Adolescents and Adults of long term care. Supervisor.

Beth Merriam
Toronto, ON
bmerriam@rogers.com
Population Served: Adults with Anxiety and Depression Older adults with Alzheimers
Supervision for Art Therapists seeking registration with OATA, CATA or The American Art
Therapy Association

Joanne Morris
Art Therapy Consultant
343 Gillard St
Wallaceburg, ON N8A 1N5
artplay@sympatico.ca
Population Served: As a certified teacher and registered art therapist I am available to teach or
lecture professionals and students who are interested in the field of art therapy.

Jacqueline Morrissey
Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre
425-427 William Street
London, ON, N6B 3E1
j.morrissey@execulink.com
Population Served: First Nation, Inuit, Metis

Jane Neily-Mallay
Stress Art Services
Art Therapy Support
519-542-6678
Area of Practice:  Pediatric, Adult, Geriatric.  Individual and Groups.  Specializing in disabilities,
disease, life transitions and loss

Sheila O’Donovan
14 Deer Park Circle
London, ON N6H 3B4
519-474-2268 Ext 1
519-474-2268 (fax)
sheilaodonovan@rogers.com
Area of Practice:  Children, adolescents & their families.  Other Information: OATA Supervisor

Ann Pigott
Parkwood Institute
550 Wellington Road
London, Ont, N6C 0A7
ann.pigott@sjhc.london.on.ca
Area of Practice:  Geriatrics- WW1 and Korean War Veterans. 

Susan Richardson
London, ON
susan.r@rogers.com
Area of Practice: Geriatrics.

Wanda Sawicki
London ON
519-435-0212
wsawicki@sympatico.ca
Population Served: Adults, seniors living with life losses and change; spiritual and creative
development.

Veronica Sweet
Counselling Services
London, ON
519-679-8591
veronicalsweet@yahoo.ca
Population Served: Children and Adolescents, Trauma, loss and separation, grief issues

James Walke
611 Wonderland Rd. N., Suite 103, London, Ontario N6H 5N7 2015
jwalke247@gmail.com
Area of Practice: Seniors and complex care.

Gill Yealland
London, ON
gill.yealland@gmail.com
Area of Practice: Eating disorders/body image, children and youth medical conditions and
bereavement.

Ana Seara
Toronto ON M4P 2A7
647-618-4237
ana.seara@gmail.com
Veterans in Long Term Care, Cognitive Support, Palliative Care, PTSD

Professional Members

Debbie Anderson
Toronto ON
416 696-9943
artwithdebbie@gmail.com

Karen Robinson
23 Manominee Street
Huntsville, ON
P1H 1K8
karenrobinson@surenet.net
Population Served:
I am an art therapist working in private practice serving
children, youth, families and adults in the areas of trauma,
family separation, illness, anxiety, anger, attachment disorders

Pauline Beaubien Dumont
138334 Chemin Peters
Temiskaming Shores, ON, P0J 1P0
705-647-8628
beau1@parolink1.net
Area of Practice: Children, adults

Carrie Bradish
Toronto ON
416-528-2977
carrie.bradish@gmail.com

Doreen Campbell
Easing Transitions
London, ON
519-641-7500
doreencampbell@gmail.com
Population Served: Seniors, Adults (Long Term Care & Veterans) Children & Family Grief

Carol-Ann Cheff
Brantford Ontario
519-445-2915
crlnnchff0@gmail.com
Areas of Practice:  Cross- cultural women and men, Groups, Workshops, Presentations, Trauma,
Addictions, Self-care and Life skills
Able to travel.

Vanessa DeGroot
London/Stratford ON
vdegroot.art.therapy@gmail.com
Population Served: Specialities in trauma/abuse/mental health/learning and behaviour problems with all populations from children & youth to adults. Also have extensive experience
working with seniors

Irit Epstein
67 Walker Ave
Toronto, Ont. M4V 1G3
647-987-1213
iriteps@gmail.com
Population Served: Children, adolescents and adults: individuals and in groups; Psychiatric in-
patient and out-patient; Learning disabilities; All mental disturbances; Behavior problems

Katie Foote
79 Golfdale Crescent
London ON N6C 5X5
519-434-6848 x236
katiefoote@rogers.com

Karen Freud, BA, dAT, RCAT
Toronto ON
416-878-0256
karen@karenfreud.com
Area of Practice:  Geriatric community.  Experienced with and Qualified to work with all ages.

Catherine Galbraith
Art of Therapy
Kingston and area
art_therapycg@yahoo.ca
www.artoftherapy.ca
Area of Practice: Long-term care/Retirement communities. Group therapy for similar issues such as grief/loss, depression, phobias, trauma and specialized Alzheimer's disease programs. Individual and group sessions available. artoftherapy.ca.

Amanda Gee
Vita Community Living Services
Toronto, ON
amandagee@gmail.com
Population Served: Adults with intellectual disabilities and dual diagnosis; mental illness; grief and
bereavement

Merav Gilboa
277 Sandringham Dr.
Toronto ON M3H 1G4
416-887-6602
merav40@gmail.com

Sarah Greenall
Toronto ON
ca.linkedin.com/pub/sarah-greenall-hbfa-dtati/47/b/453/  
Population served: Geriatrics, also has experience with adults and youth.             

Amy Griffin, MAAT
London, ON
agriffinmaat@gmail.com
Population served: Deaf, palliative and bereaved.

Patricia Healy
31983 Sylvan Rd.
Parkhill ON N0M 2K0
519-709-9933
patriciahealy.art@gmail.com

Becky Hewis
Delicate Transitions
905-630-8472
beckyhewis@gmail.com
Area of Practice:  Seniors.  Specializing in working with those with dementia and their families.

Joanne Humphrey
London, ON
joanne.art.therapy@gmail.com
Area of Practice: Adults and youth involved with the criminal justice system, addiction, violence
against women

Kathleen Jones
Longfields Manor
Nepean, Ont.
Kathleen_jones@hotmail.com
Population served: Long Term Care

Betty May Kwong
Ottawa, Ontario
bettymaykwong@hotmail.com

Pamela Michienzi
London ON N5Y 1J7
519-659-3403
bturtle@rogers.com

Shawna Perkins
Newmarket ON
perkinsshawna@yahoo.ca
Population Served: Veterans Cognitive Support, Palliative Care

Jessica Proctor
Barrie, Ontario
Jessicaproctor3@gmail.com
Population Served: Counselling children, adolescents and their families using evidence based
therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Brief Solution-
Focused Therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving and Triple P: Positive Parenting Program.

Marillyn Saffery
Cobden, ON
613-735-1858
mal.saffery@gmail.com
Population Served: Adults and children, seniors in long-term care, the veteran population. Mood
disorders, grief and loss, emotional regulation, trauma-informed care and dementia. Individual and
group sessions.

Lorie Shook
25 McMaster Cres.
London, ON N6K 1N5
519-472-8716
theshook@sympatico.ca
Area of Practice:  Adults, Children and youth, Trauma issues, anger management, behavioural
concerns.

Graduate Members

Julie Chevalier
Burlington ON
juliechevalier@cogecco.ca

Barbara Collins
Oakville, Ontario
Expressivearts_barbaracollins@yahoo.ca

Darla Nadeau
fisherodjig@hotmail.com

Sonomi Tanaka
Toronto ON
sontam@gmail.com

Student Members

Eleanor Madeley
Ottawa ON
sontam@gmail.com

Laurie-Suzanne Nordlund-Lyle
Wabigoon ON
807-938-1766

Lenore Walker
4nlwalker@gmail.com
Population Served: women specific addiction recovery caregivers of cancer patients cancer patients-survivors and thrivers individuals working through issues pertaining to spiritual formation

Approved Supervisors

Sharona Bookbinder
Thornhill, ON
innerartinc@gmail.com
(416) 887-9121
          
Betty Broersma
Hamilton, ON
bettyb@shalemnetwork.org

Brouwer
London/Toronto, ON
(519) 936-9831

Judi Cullis
London/Toronto, ON
(519) 936-9831

Sandi Deschambault
Midland, ON
info@peacebyepeace.org
(705) 527-0493

Kathryn Hubner Kozman
Dundas, ON
905-627-9741

Janice Le Blanc
Toronto, ON
janart1@sympatico.ca
705-456-4221

Beth Merriam
Toronto, ON
bmerriam@rogers.com

Veronica Sweet
London, ON
veronicalsweet@yahoo.ca

Rapinder Kaur
Milton, Orangeville, Brampton and Mississauaga, ON
admin@artastherapy.ca
905 783 5939

O.A.T.A. Honorary Life Members

Barb Dorrington, OATR

Evelyn Keep, OATR

Teresa Michienzi, OATR

Linda Nicholas, OATR

Karen Nordin

Sandi Deschambault, OATR

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