the Co. Chatham, Ontario

Creative Arts Therapy for children and teens

The CO. is a Chatham, Ontario studio focused on art & therapy. We offer creative arts therapy for kids, teens & young adults, an artist in residence program as well as art classes & workshops.

What is Creative Arts Therapy?

Creative arts therapy is a form of expressive therapy that improves a person’s physical, mental and emotional well-being through the process of creating art. Creative arts therapy offers a different non-verbal approach to therapy and can allow expression through art material, music, movement, and imaginative play.

Who does Creative Arts Therapy Help?

Creative arts therapy can help people of all ages:
– express themselves
– explore their emotions
– Improve self-esteem
– reduce stress
– increase problem-solving skills
– improve social skills
– improve coping strategies

SERVICES

the THERAPY CO.

Creative arts therapy for kids, teens, and young adults. 

the ART CO.

An artist residency for beginning to mid-career artists who have lived experience with mental health.

the COMMUNITY CO.

Local art related classes, workshops, events and more!

MEET THE CO. CREATOR

Hi! I am Angel. I am passionate about the importance and interplay of creativity and mental health. I love all forms of art, the concept of process over product, and chocolate dessert. I live for moments of connection and meaning that bring learning and growth. I am excited to connect with you and imagine a collaboration together.

MEET THE CO. CREATOR

Hi! I am Angel. I am passionate about the importance and interplay of creativity and mental health. I love all forms of art, the concept of process over product, and chocolate dessert. I live for moments of connection and meaning that bring learning and growth. I am excited to start a dialogue with you and envision a collaboration together.

MEET THE CO. CREATOR

Hi! I am Angel. I am passionate about the importance and interplay of creativity and mental health. I love all forms of art, the concept of process over product, and chocolate dessert. I live for moments of connection and meaning that bring learning and growth. I am excited to start a dialogue with you and envision a collaboration together.

FEATURED ARTISTS

We feature local artists and artists that are engaged in our Artist in Residence program.