Services

I offer online and in-person individual and group psychotherapy and art therapy for children, youth, and adults. My office is located in Newmarket, Ontario.

60 min individual session $100 – $120 (+HST)

60 min individual session (Reduced Rate) $80 – $95 (+HST)

90 min individual session $150 (+HST)

60 min wellness workshop $200 – $300 (+HST)

60 min group therapy $200/session or $40/person (+HST)

Sliding scale is available. I accept payments via e-transfer, paypal and credit card.

I specialize in:

Abuse, Anger Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Parenting Support, Chronic illness or pain, Self Harm, Burnout, Codependency, Relationship Issues, Grief and loss, Racial/Cultural Identity, Self-Esteem, Social Anxiety, Trauma, Body Image, Life transitions, Learning or Intellectual Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities.

My approach is informed by:

Art Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Humanistic Integrative Therapies, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Attachment Theory, Expressive Art Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Positive Psychology, Trauma-Informed Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Strength-based frameworks. I try to approach my work from a decolonizing, anti-oppressive, feminist and social justice lens.

Groups and Workshops:

From time to time, I offer group sessions for creative coping and mindfulness. I will post details on my website regarding upcoming group sessions. Group rates vary, depending on the theme of the group. I also customize creativity and wellness workshops for teams, agencies and organizations.

Contact me by email at rakshanda@arttherapycomics.com if you’d like to book a psychotherapy or art therapy session, or if you’d like further information on upcoming group sessions. Email me if your team would like to try some arts-based wellness, creative relief, or would like to practice coping tools informed by expressive arts therapies.

Here are some previous workshops:

Online Workshop for Full-Circle Art Therapy Centre, ‘The Art of Letting Go’, The Neighbourhood Group, May, 2022.

Online and In-person Workshop ‘Staying Rooted’, YMCA Toronto ‘Peace by Piece’ event, November, 2021.

8-week Online Art Therapy Group ‘Creative Coping’, Hard Feelings Mental Health, April – May, 2021

Online Workshop ‘Creative Coping with Comics’, YMCA Toronto ‘Peace by Piece’ event, December, 2020.

Online Workshop, Self-care with Art Therapy, YMCA Toronto staff event, December, 2020.

Online Workshop ‘Body-Wise with Henna and Movement’, November and December, 2020.

Online Workshop ‘Online Art Therapy with Comics’, YMCA Toronto, October, 2020.