Owner of Ottawa Art Therapy. Julia is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), Professional Art Therapist with the Canadian Art Therapy Association (CATA), and Behavioural IBI/ABA therapist (BCBA Supervised). She is responsible for programming, relief work, business communications and supervises her team of professionals to ensure quality care.
Julia specializes in working with: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Attachment Disorder, PTSD, First Responders, RCMP, Armed Forces, Anxiety, Depression, Selective Mutism, Down Syndrome, Addictions, Burn Out, Anger Management, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Aboriginal Community, Refugees and culturally unique populations. Julia Vlaming is also qualified to supervise other psychotherapists in the field. Languages: English, Russian.
Art Therapist (Qualifying)(IP Supervised -CRPO), Honours Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Education (BEd), Masters of Education & Graduate Diploma in Environmental/Sustainability Education (MEd), Graduate Diploma in Art Therapy (Nov 2020).
Mindy is an Art Therapist specializing in individual and group Art Therapy that utilizes various directives and facilitates practice that involves connecting the experiencial piece of art making, problem solving and how we can better relate to our environment.
Expressive Art Therapist (Qualifying)(IP Supervised -CRPO), Master of Art in Counselling Psychology (Qualigying- under Supervision), RBT (IBI/ABA through Autism Partnership Foundation)
Certifications: Relational Psychology, Emotional Focussing, SMART recovery, Mental Health First Aid, EMDR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, ASIST Training, Sandtray therapy.
Christina is trained in a variety of approaches to psychotherapy and skill development. She is experienced in working with a variety of ages and populations and is passionate in finding a creative approach to incleasing functionality and mental and emtional wellbeing.
Life Skills Coach (social interactions, daily routines, cooking, building functional leisure activities, ect), RBT (APF) (Qualifying-under supervision), Certified Doula (DONA, 2017), Musician (piano, guitar, voice), Children's Choir Director.
INSURANCE & FUNDING
Info on insurance providers and funding accepted can be found under the Princing section or by contacting us.
Re-configuring due to COVID
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AN INTERVENTION FOR ALL:
Ottawa Art Therapy offers sessions for all individuals AND groups! If you, your child, your family, or your organization is interested in Art Therapy, please contact us.