• Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC), Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) since 2008
  • Registered Canadian Art Therapist (RCAT) with the Canadian Art Therapy Association since 2018
  • Registered Counselling Therapist with The Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta (soon to become the College of Counselling Therapy of Alberta)  
  • Registered Art Therapist (ATR) with the Art Therapy Credentials Board (USA) since 2012
  • Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario 2015-2017


  • Master in Creative Arts Therapies – Art Therapy, Concordia University, Montreal , 2005-2007
  • Bachelor in Fine Arts – Art Education (partial completion), Concordia University, Montreal 2003-2005   
  • Honours Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Equity Studies, University of Toronto,  1999-2003

Other Threads


Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble


Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble


AIYA Collective

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

AIYA Collective


Publications and Presentations

Living Histories Ensemble. (2012, March). Playback workshop/conference presentation on our work with CURA (Community-University Research Alliances) Montreal Life Stories project at Beyond Testimony and Trauma: Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence, Concordia University, Montreal, QC. 

Lu, L., & Yuen, F. (2016). Journey Women: A guide to body mapping as a path to healing. (Montreal: Author. Retrieved from www.journeywomen.ca

Lu, L., & Yuen, F. (2016, Oct.) Journeying through body-mapping: Decolonizing art therapy and research. In Art Therapy and Anti-Oppressive Practice, Canadian Art Therapy Association and Ontario Art Therapy Association, Toronto, Ontario. 

Lu,L., Yuen, F. (2012) Journey Women: Art therapy in a decolonizing framework of practice. The Arts in Psychotherapy. 39 (3)192-200.

Lu, L., Petersen, F., Lacroix, L., Rousseau, C. (2010) Stimulating creative play in children with autism through sandplay. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 37, 56-64.

Lu.L. (2007) “I don’t know where is me”: Lost and found in art therapy – A transcultural approach exploring cultural bereavement, trauma, and grief. Unpublished master’s thesis, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Sajnani,N., Linds,W., Wong, A., Ndejuru, L., Lu, L., Gareau,P., & and Ward, D. (2014) The Living Histories Ensemble: Sharing Authority through Play, Storytelling, and Performance in the Aftermath of Violence, in D. Conrad and  A.Sinner (eds.), Creating Together: Participatory, community-based and collaborative arts practices and scholarship across Canada.  (2014,Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.)