In 2011, I moved from the Department of Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan to the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Ottawa, where I hold a Canada Research Chair in Creative Practices and Well-being.
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Arts-based Workshops

We are now recruiting for two upcoming studies in the Fall of 2017!

The first is exploring fusion ars-based workshops for women with breast cancer and will consist of a series of workshops and with an interview style meeting. For more information click here

The second study will be exploring conceptualizations of art by individuals who are both artists and health care providers. For more information click here.

These projects are set to begin Fall 2017, so contact the CPC soon at either This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Featured: Profile of a Researcher in PATHWAYS

My research program was recently featured in the new PATHWAYS magazine in their “Profile of a researcher” section. The article discusses where my team's research all began, where we are at now, and where I hope I will be going. Read the whole article here: 

Profile of Researcher

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ARCH Lunch and Learn

ARCH LLWe recently had our second ARCH (Art, Research, Creativity, & Health) Group Lunch and Learn. 

Attendees had the chance to explore the use of writing to enhance wellbeing using the Amherst Writers and Artists approach. 

For full slides see below!


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Oct 13
Still can’t believe I sang?! Many thanks to @GirlsRockOttawa & @jessicadeeks - love photos of daughter teaching mom.
Sep 30
RT @tutor_phc: If you are a #policy maker, mid-career clinician #graduate student or #postdoc in #primaryhealthcare then @tutor_phc is for…
Sep 10
RT @Write4Research: Second issue of new OA journal "Research for All" has some interesting articles on public engagement