Registered Provisional Psychologist; Registered Canadian Art Therapist ( RCAT)
Registered Provisional Psychologist (CAP), currently completing requirements for registration. Member, Canadian Art Therapy Association; adheres to CATA professional ethical standards, as well as those of the Canadian Psychological Association. Also a member of the American Art Therapy Association. Familiar with DSM-V criteria. Over eight years experience providing counselling and art therapy to children and adults. Previously worked in school settings in concert with the administrative team, resource and classroom teachers, and parents to design and implement the most effective therapy for child clients, tailored to individual needs. Ability to be flexible and adaptive: anticipates potential challenges and prepares ahead to insure the success of a project or treatment plan. Able to work successfully in various spaces provided as the therapy room.
Arts Integrated Learning Educator
Worked in schools as an arts integrated educator (artist in
residence). Collaborated with classroom teachers
to plan and institute art projects that supported and informed curriculum
topics, and contributed to the emotional development and skill level of the
students. Supervised and trained
volunteers as well as mentoring/ training beginning instructors. Successfully managed projects to completion
within scheduled time and allotted budget.
Accomplished Public Speaker
Jhan regularly plans and presents professional development workshops for teachers and therapists at national conferences and in local settings.
Registered Provisional Psychologist, College of Alberta Psychologists
Registered Canadian Art Therapist, Canadian Art Therapy Association
Master’s of Counseling Psychology, Yorkville University
Art Therapist, Post-Graduate Diploma, Kutenai Art Therapy Institute,
Nelson, B.C. Member: Canadian Art Therapy Association,
American Art Therapy Association
BA, Psychology, minor in drama (with distinction), University of
Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.