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Heather McLaughlin

Lecturer, Creative Arts Therapies Department, Concordia University

Heather McLaughlin is a board certified art therapist, registered marriage and family therapist, licensed psychotherapist, and clinical supervisor. She is a Lecturer in the Creative Arts Therapies Department at Concordia University and the project lead for the new Concordia Arts in Health Centre. She maintains a private practice working with individuals, couples and families. Previously, she was part of the core faculty in the Marriage and Family Therapy program at the Argyle Institute for Human Relations.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Art Therapy, Concordia University

Education

  • 2007 
    Argyle Institute, MFT Diploma
  • 2004 
    Concordia University, MA in Art Therapy
  • 1995 
    Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, BFA
  • 1994 
    École National des Beaux Arts, Paris, Exchange

Publications

  • 2012
    (w/ Shalmon, M. and Keefler, J.) The use of art in couples and family therapy., Intervention, la revue de l’Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec

Grants and Contracts

  • 2021
    Pilot projects: Concordia Arts in Health Centre and Health
    Role:
    project lead
    Funding Source:
    Raschkowan foundation
  • 2020
    Concordia Arts in Health Centre and Health and Wellness Services: developing a collaborative working model
    Role:
    project lead
    Funding Source:
    SHIFT Grant

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Registered Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor- Canadian Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Professional Member- Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec
  • Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor- American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Permit holder- Ordre Professionel des Psychologues du Quebec
  • Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC)- Art Therapy Credential Board
  • Professional Member- Association des arts thérapeutes du Québec