Grace Chiu is an Art Therapist and a Psychotherapist in private practice working as part of the community of holistic practitioners at Yuri's Village near Danforth area of Toronto. Grace uses a multimedia approach to therapy, incorporating a variety of modalities, such as art therapy, expressive art therapy, play therapy, music, poetry, and narrative therapy as a way to acknowledge that each individual's process and expression is unique. She has successfully worked with children, young adults, adults and seniors, helping individuals to unlock their innate creative potential, building on bringing joy and self-confidence with compassion and grace.
Grace Chiu is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). Services may be covered under some extended health care insurance plans. Please email us directly for further details.
Art Therapy is an exciting way to include visual and creative exercises into your life. These will explore your feelings and thoughts to improve your health and well-being. Previous art experience is not required. You only need to want to explore and learn more about yourself in a safe environment with a professionally trained art therapist practitioner.
Grace Chiu Art Therapy Services offers caring and non-judgmental art therapy and psychotherapy services. We will guide you in your sessions. These sessions will be designed for your needs so that you will learn about yourself and get insights to understand yourself better. This will help you move towards positive life changes. The art therapy sessions are hands on and we will work with your specific goals in mind.
You can look forward to many benefits of art therapy: increase self-esteem and self-awareness, express feelings and break the silence; improve mood; improve relationships; stronger coping skills; improve outlook; increase social skills, reduce anxiety and stress; resolve emotional conflict; transform adversity into reliance; explore creativity and have fun; release emotions in a safe environment with a professional trained practitioner.
Everyone can benefit from art therapy. Children who are having difficulty understanding or communicating their situation. Adolescents who are experiencing confusion around sense of self. Adults who want a better understanding of conflicting thoughts and self-awareness. Seniors who are grieving or want to make sense of their past and gain a better appreciation for the present.