Welcome to Art Therapy OC

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Art Therapy OC

Art is Therapy! Art is Expression! Art is Fun!

Art is Therapy! Art is Expression! Art is Fun!

  • You will LOVE it! 
  • Sign up for our fun Creative Art Workshops, Individual, Family, pARTy, Special Groups, Private Events & more Art Time at our cool & Colorful enchanting Art Studio!  
  • Something new & creative for everyone to try & benefit from!
  • We guide you in exploring the unique power of art & creative expression.   
  • We will tailor the Art experience especially for YOU!  
  • Art is FUN & everyone is a creative artist! 
  • Join us for Art time, anytime, at our colorful, cheerful & inspiring art studio (see Photos for art action at our studio) where the possibilities of Art are endless! 
  • We provide you with a variety of art mediums/tools, techniques & inspirational guidance.
  • We have positive energy & a real passion for introducing & guiding you through the enjoyable world of art, & its unlimited positive benefits 
  • We often Feature various artist's & organizations, at our workshop events, who are also doing Great things in the community, for Better Living (see our Workshops).
  • You will discover, at Art Therapy OC, that art-making can address the following areas in life & so much more: Creativity, Imagination, Self Exploration, Peer & Family Relations, Socialization/Communication, Developmental Skills, Creative Spirituality, Mindfulness/Meditation, Peace/Relaxation, Anxiety/Stress, Self-Care, Trauma/Grief, Team Building/Bonding, Self Esteem/Self Confidence. 
  • We partner & collaborate with many local organizations 
  • Some Art Activities We Offer include: 
    • Family Art Fun
    • Girls Day/Date Night/Family time
    • Creative Tea pARTy
    • Art of Food 
    • Meditative Art
    • Art through Music
    • Arts & Crafts 
    • Painting (Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor, Drawing, Coloring
    • Mixed Media
    • Pottery/Clay/Ceramics
    • Play with Art
    • Nature/Garden Art
    • Jewelry Making
    • Expressing, Exploring & Learning...where the Creative Possibilities are Endless at Art Therapy OC!                 
  • There’s something for everyone! 
  • Our GIFT CARDS make Cool Creative Gifts!
  • See further information & we look forward to seeing you at our cheerful location in the heart of Newport Beach, CA. 
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Find Out More!

About your Art Therapist, Dr.Dee

Miss Dee welcomes you to our Colorful Cheerful Art Studio!

  • Dr.Dee (Diana) created Art Therapy OC in 2012, as a special FUN, cheerful, encouraging, & inspirational place for you to explore the enjoyable world of Art, it's endless creative possibilities, & unlimited therapeutic benefits for healthy better-living! 
  • Education: BA in Business Communications, Chapman University, Orange , CA. MA Degree in Clinical Art Therapy, Long Island University, NY.  Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA. MA Degree & Doctorate Degree (PsyD) in MFT (Marriage & Family Therapy) California School of Professional Psychology, Irvine, CA. 
  • Board Certified Art Therapist
  • Strong lifetime passion for  therapeutic Arts, along with, positive energy, a true desire for helping individuals create art of their very own.
  • A passionate advocate for bringing awareness to the therapeutic benefits of the Arts! 
  • An eclectic artist, with frequent OC community gallery showings
  • Creating art daily since her toddler years (See Photos) 
  •  Extensive experience & knowledge in Art Therapy, Psychology & Business for over 16 years in working with all youth, families, & groups, within various populations & settings.
  •  Newport Beach, OC native since 1986 & loves her hometown dearly.
  • Strongly believes in living a healthy & fit lifestyle, loves nature, & has been practicing hot yoga for over 5 years.
  • Her personality is friendly, fun, energetic, kind, positive, thoughtful, patient & caring.
  • Youth, & adults alike, bring her SO much joy & they really seem to enjoy being around & creating art at her awesome studio! 
  • She LOVES color! 
  • Frequent volunteer art instructor for various populations & organizations in OC.
  • Mentor to Youth
  • Enjoys doing Art as Therapy with large Groups, such as Alzheimer/Dementia population, rehabilitation centers, retirement homes, Schools, Health Wellness Clinics, & more.
  • She Loves helping others, supporting, bringing together, & giving back to the Community!
  • Enjoys guiding & encouraging individuals to create their own beneficial therapeutic Fun art!
  •  Diana & her sweet, adorable, loving art dog, Mr.Snickers look forward to creating fun therapeutic art with you & yours soon!

Contact Us

Art Sessions, Workshops, pARTy, Private Group/Events, Gift Cards


Art Sessions, Workshops, pARTy, Private Group/Events, Gift Cards

  • Sign up for Creative Art Workshops & Book Art Time Anytime where we'll tailor the Art experience especially for YOU!
  • Gift Cards & see Package Discount Deals 
  • Our Awesome, unique, & frequent therapeutic Art Workshops have something for everyone, & we often collaborate with local artists in the community, for better living.
  • Materials &Light Refreshments included in Art Sessions & Workshops. 
  • $35/pp-Individual private hour session.
  • $45 Pp/Individual Private Session
  • $35/pp/90 min-Workshops, pARTy, Group sessions, Events
  • Inquire  about scheduling  your session, special private event, & more.
  • We partner with and provide services for : Element Home/Charter School Student Services, Nursing homes, Alzheimer’s/Dementia facilities, & Rehab/Wellness centers, Girls Scouts/Daisy Badge fulfillment requirements & much more.
  • Some Art Activities Include: 
    • Family Art Fun
    • Girls Day/Date Night
    • Creative Tea pARTy
    • Art & Yoga
    • Art of Food
    • Gift/Card Making
    • Meditative Art (Mosaic/Mandala/Journal)
    • Art through Music
    • Guided Imagery
    • Arts & Crafts
    • Painting (Acrylic, Oil, Watercolor), Drawing, Coloring, etc.
    • Mixed Media
    • Pottery/Clay/Ceramics
    • Play with Art
    • Nature/Garden Art
    • Jewelry Making
    • Exploring, Expressing,  Learning...where the creative Possibilities are endless at Art Therapy OC!

See Photos!

Sign up for Creative Art Workshops, Art Time & More!


Contact & Information

We'd Love to hear from you!

Contact us to Schedule Art Time, Anytime!

Thank you for your interest , We look forward to hearing from you (at least 24hr Advanced Scheduling Required) to Book your Art Session, Creative Art Workshop, Special Private Group/Event, or pARTy! Gift Cards Available. Cancelations at least 24 hours in advance for full refund or credit. Workshops with less than two people registered are subject to cancellation with full refund/credit. 

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Art Therapy OC

432 32nd St, Newport Beach, California 92663, United States

(949) 791-2065