Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Marielle is a Registered Psychotherapist (qualifying) and a professional member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Marielle is fully bilingual, offering psychotherapy services in English and French at ONPC’s Downtown location. She holds a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Ottawa. Marielle has completed a certification with the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is currently undergoing training in High Performance Neurofeedback (HPN). Marielle works with both youth and adults. She strongly believes in building a secure and lasting therapeutic relationship with each client and strives to work collaboratively with her clients, through a client-centered approach. Marielle aims to provide her clients with a safe environment to confront their difficulties and explore their opportunities for living their lives to their fullest potential. Marielle has experience working with many different conditions including depression, anxiety, loss, difficult life transitions, stress management and self-esteem. Marielle integrates cognitive behavioral, as well as emotional-focused approaches, to assist in promoting long-term, positive changes in her client’s lives. As everyone is unique, Marielle individually tailors her therapy to best suit the needs of each client. Marielle’s services are covered under most insurance plans, under the supervision of Dr. Michelle Presniak, C.Psych. and Dr. Katie Bendell, C.Psych.