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Art therapy combines creative processes and psychotherapy to help you meet your mental health goals. Feel stronger, calmer, more capable and self aware. It can also help you manage stress, improve communication, become more imaginative, hopeful, and resourceful. Our online art psychotherapy clinic is available from the comfort and safety of your own space with just a tablet, computer or phone.

No art experience is necessary!

Simple mark-making tools and household items are all you need.

Welcome to our Virtual Art Therapy Clinic (VATC).

Questions? Talk to us anytime through live chat

or call 1-250-419-7629.

If you are in crisis, virtual art therapy is not right for you at this time. Please contact the Canadian, worldwide crisis line, or your local emergency number.


This Year

New Clients


Since 2020





All art therapy sessions are facilitated online and are available by donation. Using a camera on your computer, tablet, or phone, our art therapy graduate students will guide you through your own individual healing process.
While our therapists practice all over the world, our virtual clinic schedule runs on Vancouver, BC, Canada/Pacific Time. Please check World Time Buddy to convert the schedule to your time zone.

Sign Up

Email us at [email protected] with the subject line: “VATC sign up” We will send you the VATC client registration form within 1 to 2 business days.


Once you have completed the registration form, we will create an account for you on our online booking system, Jane.


You will then receive a welcome email and intake form. Once you have completed the client intake form, we will place you with a postgraduate student art therapist.

Need help getting started? Reach out to us by phone, email, or live chat.

Please note: Intake appointments are free of charge. However, cancelling without 24 hours notice, or not attending the scheduled intake appointment will incur a $25 fee.

I have been supported with emotional safety

I have been supported with emotional safety along the road to an answer and clarity of the original question I had when I started the therapy. I am remembering who I am!

VATC Client

I particularly liked our group sessions

I particularly liked our group sessions and did interchange with some very lovely people. Thank you!

VATC Client

So restorative

Virtual Art Therapy is so restorative!!

VATC Client

I highly recommend the Virtual Art Therapy Clinic

I highly recommend the Virtual Art Therapy Clinic for anyone who is looking to try something new, deepen or augment an existing practice, and/or work on something specific with a truly phenomenal therapist in a really special and healing way!!

VATC Client

It’s been wonderful

It’s been wonderful to work with a CiiAT Student Therapist and I’ve loved creating art at home.

VATC Client

You do not need any artistic aptitude

You do not need any “artistic aptitude”, but simply a willingness and openness to explore, connect, and expand!

VATC Client

Loved it!

I have done a few sessions with a CiiAT Student Therapist and have loved it!

VATC Client

Would recommend to anybody!!

It brings a new perspective to my art, and thinking, and helps me step outside of my own! Would recommend to anybody!!

VATC Client

Who we help

Our virtual art therapy clinic is only available online. Access help from the comfort, privacy, and safety of your own home.

Our virtual art therapy sessions are suitable for individuals:

●  looking to improve self-esteem

●  wanting to make career or life choices

●  dealing with mild depression or anxiety


No previous art experience is required.

Our art therapy graduate students practice under the supervision of a Registered Art Therapist and Licensed Family Therapist.
    Please contact us through live chat or give us a call at 1-250-419-7629. We will help match you with a suitable therapist.


    Individual sessions are available by suggested donations of $25, $35, or $50. Prices are listed in Canadian Dollars.

    Your donation will go towards helping our clinic operate.

    We offer other options and resources for those unable to provide a donation, such as our free Open Studio Group.

    Our individual sessions are available on a sliding scale of three donation options.
    You will receive the same quality of session with all three donation options.
    If you choose to donate more, you will help our clinic continue to offer a variety of accessible services.



    Accessible and affordable art therapy services from the comfort, privacy, and safety of your own home.
    Access to graduating art therapy students as they complete their practicum and gain valuable clinical experience.
    Your anonymous and confidential experience will help contribute to an exciting new body of research.
    This virtual clinic is an initiative of the non-profit organization The Proulx Global Education and Community Foundation
    with CiiAT - The Canadian International Institute of Art Therapy.
    For more detailed information, please check our FAQs.


    Want to help someone in need? Your donation will go towards keeping our clinic open to everyone.
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