Amy MacKenzie

Biography

Amy Mackenzie is an Art Therapist, operating a private practice in Halifax on Quinpool Rd.  In addition, she is currently working at the Nova Institution for Women in Truro (a correctional facility) providing individual art therapy sessions and running a Claymation Art Therapy program and research study with participants from the NS Early Psychosis program.  She obtained a BSc in Psychology at McGill University, a BFA in Interdisciplinary Arts at NSCAD and an MA in Art Therapy at Concordia University in Montreal and is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC).  Amy has delved into a variety of art forms such as drawing, painting, photography, textiles, performance art, dance and acting.  In recent years she has developed an attraction towards the medium of Clown, an art form that incorporates physicality, raw emotion, the visual arts and costuming.

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