Master of Counselling Psychology (MC)
Registered Clinical Counsellor
Julia holds a BA in Psychology from UBC as well as a Master of Counselling Psychology degree from Athabasca University, and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC). With 10 years in the mental health field Julia is a lifelong learner who continuously seeks opportunities to learn and grow through formal education, the knowledge and creativity of others, challenges, and personal reflections.
Julia likes to think of the counselling process as a shared journey. She feels privileged to be invited to join her clients on their unique and adventurous travels towards meaningful change. Coming from a client-centred, strengths-based, culturally-sensitive approach, Julia envisions clients as the captains of these journeys, trusting their wisdom, experience, and intuition. She is not afraid to join them in the darkest hours of the trip, invests fully into helping them navigate the maps, and is there to celebrate the joys along the way.
Julia welcomes clients of all ages, cultural backgrounds, identities, and walks of life into her practice. She has a wealth of experience working with youth and young adults, and is knowledgeable in the intricacy of challenges faced by young people today. She also has years of experience helping those with mental health diagnosis, experiences of crime, and trauma. Julia often combines a variety therapeutic approaches in order to provide comprehensive, well-rounded care to her clients. She uses elements of Narrative, Cognitive-Behavioural, Acceptance-Commitment, and Solution-Focused therapies and remains open to drawing from other theories to suit the needs and personalities of her clients. Julia is experienced in helping individuals and families address a variety of challenges such as anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, transitions and change, and identity and personal growth, among others.
Julia provides counselling services in English and Russian.
Vancouver Counsellor Julia Ossipova is available for counselling appointments on Wednesday and Saturday and is accepting new clients on our secure Virtual Counselling location until we return to in-office appointments.
Email now at firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive a response from Central Booking to assist in booking your first appointment.