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Julie Roberston

Registered Social Worker, Counsellor, & Certified Child Life Specialist

Julie is a Registered Social Worker and Certified Child Life Specialist with knowledge in a variety of social and mental health issues. She has enjoyed working in different environments with a focus on mental health, psychosocial care and outdoor education, and brings a unique combination of knowledge and experiences together to support clients in coping and finding balance through challenging life situations. 

Julie is currently offering counselling and support to help clients cope with issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, grief, birth and fertility issues including NICU parenting, and parent coaching for those who are struggling with parenting higher needs children. Julie works from a trauma informed perspective and draws from a mix of counselling theories to create a unique treatment path based on individual experiences and goals. She is currently accepting adult clients for virtual sessions but is able to support parents and caregivers through issues with children and youth. 

Julie’s Areas of Focus / Specialization:

Stress  / Anxiety

Grief / Depression

Life changes

Career Direction

Finding Personal Identity/Personal Growth

Coping with the Pandemic

Coping with Medical diagnosis or illness

Coping with Parenting High Needs kids (ie: medical/behavioural diagnosis, emotional/sensory intensities, neurodiversity; autism, gifted)

Additional Courses / Training:

Birth and Reproductive Trauma Certificate (in progress)

Walking the Path of Complicated Grief

DBT for Adolescents and Families

CBT In Practice

Children’s Grief and Bereavement Certificate

Skills for Psychological Recovery

Life Is Good Playmaker

Education:

Masters in Social Work

Child Life Specialist Certificate

BPA Human Services

Drug and Alcohol Counsellor Diploma

Holistic Nutritionist Diploma

Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training Certificate

Memberships:

Ontario College of Social Worker and Social Service Workers

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Association of Child Life Professionals

564-572 Weber Street North, Unit 3A
Waterloo, Ontario
N2L5C6