Qualifications

Associations

  • 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

Education

  • 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

Journeywomen

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

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Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

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AIYA Collective

Living Histories Theatre Ensemble

AIYA Collective

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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 Unpublished master’s thesis, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.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.)

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