Third Edition Loving Your Life book , by award winning author, Elke Scholz has everything to do with using art as a drug-free therapy to help youth and adults live life to the fullest as they navigate through life’s trials and tribulations, and maintain a clear and healthy mind, body and spirit. Elke Scholz MA, REACE, Registered Expressive Arts Consultant/Educator, Internationally Registered with IEATA, Registered Psychotherapist , with the CRPO College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario , Certified EMDR Therapist, in Canada and US.
Elke has been helping people since 1980–inner city kids, teens and adults—people of all ages living through their darkest moments; for others, her therapy is a way to deal with stressful situations before feelings of hopelessness set in. Calm replaces turmoil, and fears and anxieties are replaced with a focus on creating images that can help individuals understand who they are and their surroundings, unblock their feelings and learn new ways to embrace change and live life to its fullest.
Elke uses DBT, CBT, EMDR, IFS, pyschotherapy and expressive arts depending on what the client needs. Her focus is on building inner strengths of people. Elke also assists youth-at-risk with creative living and learning to help them become engaged with attending class and gaining life skills.
Elke Scholz has her Masters in Expressive Art Therapy. She holds a postgraduate certificate in Expressive Arts with Fleming College and a diploma as an Expressive Arts Therapist from the private college ISIS Canada. Elke works with educators, social workers, doctors, corporations, organizations and groups. She has spent thirty years painting, art coaching and managing her successful art studio in Canada.