about carly

DSC_0390.jpeg

Carly (they/them) is an accredited art therapist and psychotherapist, a professional member of the Canadian Art Therapy Association, and a registrant of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (qualifying category).  Carly is also a trainer for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) with LivingWorks.

In January 2020, Carly graduated from the Toronto Art Therapy Institute and began working in both private practice and with a company that provides art therapy to remote Northern communities online. They are happy to offer art therapy sessions both online and from their office located at Circle Studios Yoga + Art in downtown Hamilton. 

Carly's art practice began from a young age when they started to use art for their own mental health care and self-expression. Later Carly went on to graduate from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2016.  Their art practise has shifted over time to include, painting, textile and occasionally installation-based work.  In addition to their art therapy work, Carly enjoys teaching art and hosting arts-based workshops.

Professionally and personally, Carly is passionate about supporting the queer community, social justice, increasing suicide safety, and increasing general wellbeing for all people.  

Carly lives in Hamilton, Ontario with their partner and two cats.  They love flowers, the colour pink, gardening, baking and knitting.  

To learn more about Carly or to book a free 15-minute phone consultation, please use the contact form or use the button below to book.