"It's a new relationship," a rep confirms to PEOPLE

By Nicole Sands and Karen Mizoguchi
Updated May 19, 2016 09:40 PM
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New romance alert!

Actress Torrey DeVitto and Dancing with the Stars pro Artem Chigvintsev are dating, her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

“It’s a new relationship,” added the rep.

DeVitto, 31, and Chigvintsev, 33, were “very touchy” at Thursday’s Philosophy Hope & Grace Luncheon in Los Angeles. “He seemed to have his arm in her lap nearly the whole time,” a source tells PEOPLE. “They seemed very happy.”

At the National Alliance of Mental Illness and Philosophy “Hope & Grace Luncheon,” DeVitto, who served as host, opened up about her personal connection to mental health advocacy.

The Chicago Med star shared she struggles with anxiety, a disorder she says she “still goes through.”

On the stigmas associated with mental illnesses, DeVitto shared, “I have somebody in my life who thought they were really, really sick and had all these tests, and then they came to find out that it was just panic attacks they were going through, and when they found that out the search stopped.” Adding, “If it was a broken rib or a broken arm or something they would have put a cast on that arm, so it’s like why would you not now seek out therapy or treat it somehow. It’s important.”

DeVitto was linked to Undateable‘s Rick Glassman in 2015, following her divorce from The Vampire Diaries star Paul Wesley after two years of marriage in 2013.

Chigvintsev previously dated DWTS judge Carrie Ann Inaba for more than two years.