In 2013, Annalisa was awarded an Ontario Attorney General’s Victim Services Award of Distinction for her art therapy work with survivors of domestic violence and abuse.
Annalisa is a Registered Psychotherapist with the OCRP. Annalisa also has a BA from the University of Toronto in English Literature and a Graduate Level Diploma in Art Therapy from the Toronto Art Therapy Institute. She is a Professional Member of the Canadian Art Therapy Association, and has additional training in therapeutic writing, narrative therapy, and interpersonal psychotherapy. She incorporates a variety of art media and techniques in the service of her clients’ journey of recovery and growth, including painting, drawing, collage, silkscreening, and creative writing.