“Cute Drawing but Not Too Good”

“Cute Drawing but Not Too Good”

Description: This is a camp designed by an autistic preteen. “Everyone is socially anxious and rather sit around and draw.  I don’t want to start the conversation or go to another kids to “make friends” because that is just too weird. No one...

Meet Micaela, the “Music” Therapist

In the world of therapy, where the norm often becomes the unchallenged path, Micaela offers a breath of fresh air. As a music therapist at our clinic, she brings a unique perspective that challenges conventional approaches. Micaela steps away from the traditional...
Empowered Profanity Camp

Empowered Profanity Camp

Description: Welcome to Empowered Swearing for kids! We understand that many neurodivergent children use taboo language as a way to communicate, express their emotions, or verbally stim. Unfortunately, they often face negative feedback and rejection for doing so. But...
Low-Cost Art Therapy with Practicum Students

Low-Cost Art Therapy with Practicum Students

Description: Each year, Cherish Clinic offers low-cost therapy services through practicum counselling or therapy students.  The clinic offers training, professional development, and mentorship while facilitating accessible and neurodivergent-affirming therapy services...
Professional Autistic Experiential Workshop

Professional Autistic Experiential Workshop

Description: This workshop explores autistic experience from the social model of disability, by placing participants in an autistic-centred environment.  In this workshop, neurotypicalness is marginalized.  Some therapists called this the autistic baptism. Some calls...