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2024 Events

Emotions Bloom

Emotions Bloom
Dates: Saturday, May 4, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Please join the Armory for an all-ages workshop centering intergenerational communication and openness about emotions through an art activity facilitated by Chao Zhao MA, ATR, AMFT. In celebration of the full spring bloom, this family-friendly event invites participants to contribute to a group collage that incorporates individual drawings inspired by their emotions. Bring your family and friends! 

Chao Zhao is a Registered Art Therapist and Associate Marriage and Family Therapist working in Los Angeles, California. She is a former financial planner, client relationship, and product manager. Driven by a passion for art and human lived experiences about mental health, she obtained her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy with Specialized Training in Art Therapy. Currently, she is a member of the Southern California Art Therapy Association and the Los Angeles County Liaison. Her clinical work focuses on community engagement and mental health stigma reduction, providing accessible services for people of all ages, Asian Americans, immigrants, and their families to reconnect to their inner strengths.

Armory community events are always free and open to everyone. RSVPs are appreciated but not required.


Headshot Photo Credit: Photo by Cody Brunty.

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