BECOME OUR CREATIVE PARTNER

We partner with you, your story and your inspirations, supporting you through your creative journey.

We don't need anything from you, just your stories and lived experience!

YOUR BENEFITS AS A CREATIVE PARTNER

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WORK WITH OUR WELLNESS PARTNERS

We have collaborated with trauma-informed, LGBTQ+ inclusive mental health professionals as our wellness partners to help you through your creative journey and mental health issues.

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JP Padda

He/him, Addiction Psychiatrist, MD

JP Padda is an addiction psychiatrist and an actor. He is passionate about artistic endeavours being an actor himself, and understands artists on a deeper level. JP has joined us as a Wellness Partner and Psychiatry Advisor, coaching and supporting the Creative Partners.

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Tysia Suzuki

She/her, MBBS, Subject Matter Expert

Tysia Suzuki is a healthcare professional with an MBBS degree (MD equivalent) from Fudan University, Shanghai Medical College and is currently working towards certifying as a Health and Wellness Coach through the Mayo Clinic and the NBHWC. She is extremely passionate about the arts, having been engaged in acting, singing and modeling (Miss Universe Canada). She has joined us as a Wellness Partner and Program Advisor to help develop programs for our Creative Partners. 

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Kevin Kokoska

He/him, Registered Clinical Counsellor

Kevin Kokoska is an actor, Registered Clinical Counsellor and a member of the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. He holds a Master’s of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia. Kevin has joined us as a Wellness Partner and Advisor, helping us build new programs for the artistic community.

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Bryony Ollier

She/her, Yoga Practitioner

Bryony Ollier is an advocate of kindness, of breathing deeper and fuller, bringing music and yogic arts into everyday living. She works with non-profit The Yoga Buggy to bring accessible yoga and mindfulness across the Lower mainland and Vancouver, BC. Bryony has joined us as a Wellness Partner to help artists find solace through newer mediums.

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Arlene Ambrose

She/her, Wellness Coach and Registered Nurse

Arlene is a Vincentian Canadian writer, Registered Nurse, and wellness facilitator/coach. She uses her combined education, faith and experience to facilitate workshops centred around holistic wellness. Her aim is to see more comfortable, confident, and self loving individuals. Arlene has joined us as a Wellness Partner to help artists with their creative blocks and wellness vision.

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Sarah Gray

She/her, Mindful Self-Compassion Coach

Sarah is a Trained Teacher of Mindful Self-Compassion, a meditation teacher and a student. She has been studying and teaching mindfulness for over 10 years and has special interest in exploring the qualities of compassion, joy, gratitude, and curiosity. Sarah has joined us a Wellness Partner to facilitate mindful self-compassion workshops and interactive sessions for those who need it.