Bio

Samantha Dobbin is an art therapist who has graduated from Concordia University in 2021. Through her internships in the program she has gained experience working with adults, and adolescents.  She's currently employed as an art therapist within the Lachine Community Social Pediatric Center, at St-Lambert International High School, as well as with the organization GASO, where she facilitates art therapy groups for caregivers. Her previous experiences include early childhood education, mental health, socio-professional reintegration as well as addiction recovery. She uses mostly an integrated approach to art therapy, which includes among others notions from the psychodynamic and systemic models. As her research thesis, Samantha proposed a Spiritually Focussed Art Therapy Program for adults in Addiction Recovery, which you can access here. She carries a passion for helping people reach better mental and spiritual health as well as for the accessibility of such services for all. 

About Me

  • Professional Member of AATQ
  • M.A. in Art Therapy, Concordia
  • Bac es Art, UQAM
  • Degree in Pastoral Counselling, ITF
  • College degree in Early Childhood Education

Experience

  • Group and Individual therapy
  • Workshops
  • Socio-professional reintegration
  • Addictions & Mental health issues
Development of a Spritually Focussed Art Therapy Program for Addiction Recovery

Clientele

  • Adults 
  • Children
  • Teens
  • Community organizations
  • Schools and educational settings
  • Professional settings
  • Addiction recovery groups
  • Etc.
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