Kim Morrison

Kim Morrison, BFA and DVATI (master's diploma of art therapy from the Vancouver Art Therapy Institute).

Populations I have experience with: Adolescents from mainstream high schools as well as "alternative schools", primary school children, women recovering from spousal abuse and sexual abuse, in-patient and outpatient psychiatric hospital work with adolescents and adults, groups for depression and anger management.

Current Employment
Program Coordinator for the East Calgary Youth Art Project. This project focuses on art as a tool for community development and individual self-esteem, leadership, team building and art skills. I am also a part time art therapist at Wood's Homes- Evergreen Centre. I will be developing art based anger management programs for youth aged 14-17 years initially. In the future additional groups will be created to focus on self-esteem, coping mechanisms, self-identity, and attachment.

Past Research
Anger management and art therapy with adolescents.

Future Research
Oncology - the role of art therapy in enhancing the healing process; further anger research with adolescents and attachment issues.

E-mail address:
Office Telephone: 403-974-4980
Home Telephone: 403-217-2807

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