ABOUT 

ARTS FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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We are a student-led non-profit that hopes to provide students who are interested in both art and psychology the opportunity to explore, experience, and learn together. All university students (worldwide) are welcome to join our free membership in which you can participate in our creative groups, submit articles to be published on our website, join our art workshops, participate in our psychology and art-related talks, take up volunteering roles, be updated about the latest psychology research findings, relevant external events/ volunteering opportunities, as well as show your artwork in our exhibitions & performances. Come join us to explore the power of art and broaden your psychology and mental health knowledge. 

OUR GOALS 

We aim to promote mental health through the arts (e.g. drawing, painting, music, dance, sculpting…) and act as a platform for students to grow their knowledge and interest in arts and psychology. All university students are welcome to join our free membership. 

 

OUR SERVICES FOR MEMBERS• 

•  Participate in our Psychology and Arts-related talks

Learn about Psychology & Arts-related topics from professionals and artists. The talks and sharings are relevant to the term theme (Each term has its own distinct theme, three months per term). Topics include career information, sharing, informative knowledge, workshops...

•  Join our Art Workshops

We hold workshops for students to explore different artistic skills and develop a passion for arts, in hope that this can act as a channel for you to obtain better mental health. 

• Take up Volunteering and Leadership Roles

We provide good opportunities for you at ARTSMH to boost your work experiences and also benefit the community e.g. your school community, campus... 

•  Submit Articles to be published on our website 

Get your work published on our website to share your thoughts with students and professionals in the field. 

•  Participate in our Creative Groups (Temporality Paused)

 Creative groups allow students across the world to work on their artwork together while building valuable friendships with like-minded students. Creative Group leaders will guide the weekly zoom sessions according to the term theme. Our creative group leaders are all university students who can provide mentoring assistance for sixth form students in relation to their university preparation if they wish to major in psychology or arts-related subjects. A good opportunity for networking, obtaining better mental health and to learn about psychology-related topics in a fun and relaxed environment. 

• Get monthly updates on the latest Psychology Research Findings.

Being aware of the latest research findings boosts your knowledge and allow better application into new creations and discoveries.

• Get updates on the latest relevant external events/ volunteering opportunities

Volunteer at charities to learn more about the power of arts, psychology and obtain some valuable work experiences. 

• Promote your artwork through our platform and participation in our exhibitions & performances

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AIKO LEUNG

FOUNDER & CO-CHAIRMAN, HEAD OF PUBLICITY

Committee . Student PI of UCL Research Project 

University College London (UCL)

BSc Psychology with Education

BPS (Student Committee),

Chairperson

LinkedIn: Aiko Leung

Website: aikoartdesign.com

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ANGUS CHUNG

HEAD OF RESEARCH DEPARTMENT

Co-Founder . Committee .

Project Leader UCL Branch

University of Cambridge

MPhil in Psychology and Education

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YUTONG CHENG

CO- OPPORTUNITES & WELFARE OFFICER

Co-Founder. Committee .

Project Leader UCL Branch

University College London (UCL)

MA Comparative Education

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KIMBERLY LOKE

HEAD OF CONTENT TEAM

Committee 2022 

University College London (UCL)

BSc Psychology with Education

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SAMANTHA LAM

PROJECT LEADER UCL OUTREACH BRANCH

Committee 2022 

University College London (UCL)

BA Education Studies

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RYAN LAU

CO-CHAIRMAN & TREASURER

Co-Founder. Committee .

Project Leader UCL Branch

University College London (UCL)

BSc Natural Sciences 

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TRISTA WU

SECRETARY & HEAD OF PROGRAMME DEPARTMENT

Co-Founder. Committee .

Project Leader UCL Branch

University College London (UCL)

BA Education Studies

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HENRY WANG

HEAD OF VOLUNTEERING DEPARTMENT

Co-Founder. Committee .

Project Leader UCL Branch

University College London (UCL)

BSc Psychology with Education

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DR. KERI WONG

SUPERVISOR & LEAD STAFF, UCL CHANGEMAKERS 

Assistant Professor (UCL)

Psychology & Human Development

Institute of Education (IOE)

PI, UCL-PENN Global Covid Study

Twitter: @DrKeriWong

Website: keriwong.com

CONTENT TEAM

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KIMBERLY LOKE

HEAD EDITOR (HEAD OF TEAM)

University College London

BSc Psychology with Education 

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BETSY KWOK

CONTENT WRITER

University College London 

BSc Psychology 

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CALEB LIN

CO-EDITOR

University College London 

MSci Psychology 

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MIRANDA YATES

CONTENT WRITER (ART)

Goldsmiths, University of London

MA Contemporary Art Theory

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AIKO LEUNG

CO-EDITOR

University College London

BSc Psychology with Education 

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ELLIE ROBERTS

CONTENT WRITER

University College London

BASc Arts and Sciences

RESEARCH TEAM
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ANGUS CHUNG

HEAD OF RESEARCH TEAM

University of Cambridge

MPhil in Psychology and Education

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CHRISTINA XIE 

RESEARCHER

University College London

BSc Psychology with Education

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JORDAN LAM

RESEARCHER

University College London

BSc Psychology with Education

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JENNY DU

RESEARCHER

University College London

BSc Psychology

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SORANA BUCSENEANU

RESEARCHER

University College London

BA Language and Culture

PROGRAMME TEAM
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TRISTA WU

HEAD OF PROGRAMME TEAM

University College London

BA Education Studies

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REET PATEL

PROGRAMME LEADER

University College London (UCL)

Bsc Psychology with Education 

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DAISY WONG

PROGRAMME LEADER

King's College London (KCL)

MSc Mental Health Studies

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KAREN SHAM

EVENT OFFICER

University of Toronto

BSc Psychology

VOLUNTEERING TEAM
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HENRY WANG

HEAD OF VOLUNTEERING TEAM

University College London (UCL)

BSc Psychology with Education

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BABETTE-SCARLETT SCHOSSAU

EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES OFFICER

University College London (UCL)

Primary PGCE

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SAMANTHA LAM

INTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES OFFICER (UCL)

University College London (UCL)

BA Education Studies

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RYLEE YIN 

OPPORTUNITIES OFFICER

University College London (UCL)

BA Education

PUBLICITY TEAM
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AIKO LEUNG

HEAD OF PUBLICITY TEAM

University College London

BSc Psychology with Education 

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ELLA ZHOU

PUBLICITY & MARKETING OFFICER

University College London (UCL)

BA Education Studies

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RYLEE YIN 

ADMIN OFFICER

University College London (UCL)

BA Education

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SOFIA HONG

WEBSITE & ADMIN OFFICER

University College London (UCL)

BSc Psychology and Language Sciences

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ANGEL AU

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING OFFICER 

University College London (UCL)

MSci Psychology

UCL VOLUNTEERING BRANCH
UCL SU X ARTSMH
ART . PSYCHOLOGY PROGRAMME LEADERS
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MARTIN FISHER

PROGRAMME LEADER (PSYCHOLOGY)

University College London

MASc Creative Health  

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GHALIA LOUTFI

PROGRAMME LEADER (PSYCHOLOGY)

University College London

MA of Special and inclusive education

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RACHEL FOK

PROGRAMME ASSISTANT

University College London

MA Education (Citizenship)  

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EMILY TSE

PROGRAMME LEADER (ART)

University College London

MEng Engineering and Architectural Design 

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CHARMAYNE LAU

PROGRAMME LEADER (ART)

University College London

MSci Psychology 

UCL CREATIVE RESEARCH BRANCH
CHANGEMAKERS X ARTSMH
GROUP LEADERS. ASSISTANTS
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NARISSA SAMANI

DANCE GROUP LEADER

University College London

MSci Psychology

view artwork 

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SAMANTHA LAM

PAINTING/DRAWING GROUP LEADER

University College London

BA Education

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ALEXIA ALEXANDRESCU

PAINTING/DRAWING ASSISTANT

University College London

BSc Psychology

Art instagram : @alessascrapbook

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AUBREY MA

DANCE ASSISTANT

University College London

BA Education

Connect via LinkedIn

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RANIA IMAN VIRJEE

MUSIC GROUP LEADER

University College London

MSci Medical Sciences and Engineering

Connect via LinkedIn

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CHRISTINA XIE 

PAINTING/DRAWING ASSISTANT

University College London

BSc Psychology with Education 

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SOFIA HONG

DANCE ASSISTANT

University College London

BSc Psychology and Language Sciences

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WAI LAM LEUNG

MUSIC ASSISTANT

University College London

MSci Psychology

CREATIVE GROUPS LEADERS

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AIKO LEUNG

CRAFTS & 3D 

University College London (UCL)

BSc Psychology with Education

https://www.aikoartdesign.com/

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JEFFREY CHUNG

MUSIC

King's College London 

BSc Psychology 

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TRISTA WU

DANCE

University College London (UCL)

BA Education Studies

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JASMINE SO

PAINTING/ DRWAING

Falmouth University  

BA (Hons) Animation & Visual Effects

DISCLAIMER

Arts for Mental Health is a platform and community for students to share credible resources. Contents and activities provided by us are not substitutes for professional treatment. Please seek professional help if needed. Contents on the 'Article' page are all student work. Though all articles are peer-reviewed by students and our team strives to provide the most accurate and up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee they are 100% perfect and accurate. You are advised to use the reference lists provided under each article for more information.