Artfeels Counselling and Art Therapy is a counselling private practice located in Burnaby, BC. Taking space on the ancestral, unceded territories of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Sel̓íl̓witulh, and Kwikwetlem Nations, it serves the communities by providing affordable and low-barrier counselling care, rooted in anti-oppressive and decolonizing values.
The founder and therapist, Xu Wang (she/they) is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) and an art therapist. As a half-generation immigrant and a non-binary person of colour, Xu is committed to culturally-sensitive and strength-based practices that challenge systems of power and oppression.
In keeping with her personal/political/professional experiences, Xu has a deep and nuanced understanding that mental health distress is a result of systemic violence. She supports clients by challenging systems of oppression, validating lived experiences, and celebrating resistance.
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* Due to the ongoing pandemic, most sessions will take place remotely over the phone or video calls. In-person sessions are available at the Burnaby home office only for clients who have been vaccinated. They are prioritized for youth clients, folks who are at-risk and those who do not have access to a space and the equipment to ensure confidentiality. *