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Rhys Castro


Art Therapist

Rhys is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying), art therapist (DTATI - Cand.), and artist based in Scarborough, ON. She is a graduate of OCAD University, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (2018). 

Rhys has provided art therapy for children and adolescents of diverse abilities in community mental health organizations and in schools; adults with eating disorders; and adults living with a developmental disability. She is currently doing research on art therapy with healthcare workers in a hospital setting.

Rhys meets each individual’s unique needs and comfort level.She integrates mindfulness, metaphor, and creativity with a person-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-informed therapeutic approach. Rhys strongly believes that the creative process has transformative, empowering, healing, and teaching properties for individuals of all ages and abilities and can be used to discover strengths and create a deeper sense of connection not only with others, but with ourselves.

Rhys Castro


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