Tsz Yan (Winnie) Wong is a lecturer at the Department of Art Therapy and Counseling. Her research interests center around cultural identities and differences as they relate to art therapy practice. She holds a BBA from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, and a MA in art therapy and counseling from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Winnie Wong currently works at YWCA Metropolitan Chicago as an art therapist alongside sexual violence survivors and their non-offending significant others of all ages through long-term trauma-informed psychotherapy. Her clinical practice is grounded in psychodynamic theories using a feminist relational-cultural approach. Her interdisciplinary art practice centers around collective recovery and are presented in the form of participatory art and site-specific installation. She also founded Dialogue in Art, a nonprofit community art studio that provided accessible and communal space for art-making and supported the underserved communities in Hong Kong.
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