Accreditations & Specializations

Julia Vlaming:

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.

 

Mindy:

Art Therapist (CATA), Psychotherapist (RP, 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. 

 

Christina:

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.

 

Kelly:
BA Psychology, ABA/IBI - Services Certification, Certified CPI/NVCI Instructor (CRISIS Prevention),  Counselling Psychology (Qualifying), CCPA member.
 
Skills and 8+ years experience in Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) and Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI), Individual sessions with children, youth, and adults, group counselling, and working in interdisciplinary teams servicing a range of populations. Works through the creative arts to ensure motivation and skill development. Currently completing her studies in Counselling Psychology and student member of CCPA. Working under supervision of Registered Psychotherapist.
skills
developed in applied behaviour analysis (ABA), individual CBT, group counselling,
and working in interdisciplinary teams servicing a range of populations: children and adolescents with
developmental or mental health disabilities, and adult offenders.
 
skills
developed in applied behaviour analysis (ABA), individual CBT, group counselling,
and working in interdisciplinary teams servicing a range of populations: children and adolescents with
developmental or mental health disabilities, and adult offender 

Andrea
BA Fine Arts, Art Therapist (CATA), CRPO (Qualifying- under supervision).

 

Andrea has experience in implementing individual and group interventions in multifaceted settings. She has facilitated art therapy sessions in long term care facilities, has undergone training and worked with 2SLGBTQ+ community, and facilitated online and in-person sessions to families and individuals facing grief and bereavement. Andrea is passionate at using her education and experience in building safety and using all aspects of creativity to implement an individualized approach to mental health. 

 
Shelli:
Administrative Assistant
Shelli  facilitates our administrative services. She is responsible for billing, scheduling, and helping our creative practice run as smoothly as possible. 
 

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INSURANCE & FUNDING

Info on insurance providers and funding accepted can be found under the Pricing section or by contacting us.

 

SATURDAY GROUP:

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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.

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