Ms. Julie Giroux, M.Ed., SEP, Reg. OT (BC), RCC


About Me

In recent years I have specialized my clinical practice in helping individuals heal from traumatic experiences and chronic stress, including symptoms of anxiety, panic attacks, depression and insomnia. I see many first responders and other health care providers and therapists for both occupation-related and personal concerns. I also see those with concerns particular to the LGBTIQ communities. I have a passion for learning and integrating theoretical knowledge into practice. So I have pursued in-depth training in a variety of modalities: Attachment-Focused EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Flash, Reconsolidation Therapy and Cognitive-Processing Therapy for PTSD, Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy and Psychedelic Integration, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Focusing. My approach prioritizes what is important and meaningful to each individual. I draw from this variety of therapeutic modalities in a client-centred and individualized way to help each person I meet to adapt, grow and thrive with life challenges.

Education & Experience

Master's degree in Counselling Psychology & Psychotherapy (University of Toronto) Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy (University of Toronto)

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors Parnell Institute (EMDR training) EMDR Canada Somatic Experiencing International

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors


  • English


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