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"Often the hands will solve a mystery the mind has struggled with in vain"

Learn how to use our self expression to shift patterns, shed what is no longer fitting and navigate to a life we love. All with a brush stroke, movement made or a creation that tells our story in ways words never could. You DO NOT need to be artistic and all ages can benefit from Art Therapy

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Workshops & Programs

Draw Your Feelings

Foundational Art Therapy 4-6 week series to enrich emotional connection and learn how to create from the heart. 

Tailored for all ages.  

1:1 or Group

Draw Your Feelings:
Weekly Practice

A safe online space to drop in weekly and practice what we preach.

No guided activity but a grounding with pure creation time!  

Starting in October

Join a creative community and practice the art of self care. 

One month, one page, one drawing.

Next Intake January 2023

Drop-in the first Tuesday of the month for a wellness workshop with others from around the world. 

New theme to explore each month.

Oct-May

Come to one or come to them all!

Grunge Wall

Registered Art Therapist | Registered Theraputic Counsellor

Welcome to Westcoast Expressive located in the Unceded ƛaɁuukwiatḥ Territory, Tofino, BC. Here you will find a safe space to be heard, witnessed and supported. I provide creative discovery from a trauma informed lens grounded in polyvagal theory to soothe on the cellular level and teach how our creativity can be a  conduit to our healing. It would be my honour to walk beside you, support difficult conversations with an open heart and provide a space to evolve. I love what I do and I would love to share it with you. 

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Lora McNeil RCAT, RTC, BFA

My

Story

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As a proud Tribal Parks Ally I am honoured to live, work and play in the unceded Hahuuli of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations. 

It is an immeasurable privilege to inhabit these beautiful lands and I invite members of Indigenous communities to inquire about the free counselling program supported by Jordans Principle

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