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My Practice

Vision Statement

To create an environment where diversity is celebrated and where people come to heal through the practice of art therapy.

Mission Statement

My mission is to walk alongside you as an objective and compassionate supporter while you forge your unique path in life.

At Kaleidoscope Art Therapy and Life Coaching, I am committed to providing you and your loved ones with exceptional care in a non-judgemental and inclusive atmosphere. I believe that you deserve unconditional positive regard, and I will make every effort to make sure that you feel welcome and at ease.

I offer a trauma-informed, person-centred approach to art therapy utilizing positive art therapy for both individuals, couples, and groups.

 My areas of expertise include:

  • working with depression and anxiety

  • supporting people with a history of trauma

  • supporting people with cancer and their families

  •  healing from grief and loss

  • supporting young adults struggling with their mental health  

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Dorothy Mackintosh (she/her)

Registered Canadian Art Therapist 

I am a Registered Canadian Art Therapist (RCAT), counselling therapist, emerging life coach, mixed media artist, mother of three grown children and dog lover. I have lived internationally and bring a diverse cultural perspective. I embrace the ideals of empowerment, empathy and compassion within my practice.

I have a background in nursing, education in social science, and 35+ years of experience as a volunteer working with children, adolescents and adults. This, coupled with my personal experience of cancer has given me a strong foundation in therapeutic healing.

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