M.A. A.Th., Art Ed
Julia, formerly a teacher, grew up in Hong Kong and holds a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy/Art Education from Florida State University (1994). She has extensive experience working through various local organizations/NGO’s since 1995, providing programmes and treatment to a wide variety of client groups with depression, schizophrenia, special needs (down syndrome, autism and ADHD) geriatrics, and rehabilitation (stroke and cancer patients) substance abuse, domestic violence, trauma survivors and self injury. Julia is the founding president of The Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists (HKAAT) and has been a part time lecturer at The University of Hong Kong since 2001.
Since 1995 Julia has worked in Hong Kong as an art therapist with private clients (children, teenagers and adults) as well as families stemming from a psychotherapy framework to help resolve life issues. She also integrates other modalities such as CBT, Analytical, Gestalt, and uses Behavioural/ Developmental approaches. Julia is trained in EMDR (Level 1 and 2). Her work with clients is confidential and client centered.