Julie Clarke

Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, SEP, RP

Julie Clarke

Contact Info

Julie Clarke Counselling, Psychotherapy, Consulting
504-260 Hearst Way, Kanata, ON K2L 3H1

In person in the Kanata area – Virtually across Ontario

Phone: 613-801-4502
Email: Julie@julieclarketherapy.com
Website: Julieclarketherapy.com

Julie Clarke works as Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO #001463) and Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) Practitioner in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is also a member of the Crisis Stabilization working group with SE™ International.

Julie’s current role has her supporting First Responders including Municipal/Provincial police members, 911 Dispatch, Paramedic and healthcare providers including Physicians, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals as well as Canadian Military (Rehab Program) in a psychotherapy capacity, namely those who are struggling with operational stress injuries or post-traumatic stress. In her private psychotherapy practice she has provided emotional support for male youth in conflict with the law (secure custody/detention) as well as provided debrief and support services to youth detention centre staff.

She is also Clinical Supervisor to graduate level Psychotherapy interns.

Julie returned to school as a mature student in her 30s with two young children in tow who are now young adults! She has a specialized undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Child and Youth Care. This program has a strong developmental foundation and prepares Julie to work with a diverse population young and old. She also has a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology.

Julie works from a developmental, psychodynamic lens using Somatic Experiencing® as a foundation of the psychotherapeutic work. She is also training Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD.
She has worked at a regional Children’s Hospital in the mental health and eating disorders programs for in-patient/outpatient and emergency department crisis intervention and stabilization.
Julie also has experience volunteering with non-profit organizations such as Victim Services; assisting Fire/Police partners and victims of crime during tragic circumstances providing on-site emotional support via the Provincial Victims Services program; she was also a Restorative Justice Facilitator for the Lanark County Community Justice Program court diversion program.

Julie operates a professional private practice located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. In her downtime she enjoys nature hikes/walks with her Australian shepherd and spending time with family and friends. She enjoys regular daily self-care activities that include yoga practice and strength training.

Therapists by province / territory


A short description of the various therapist certifications in Ontario.

Clinical Psychologists

Clinical Psychologists are required to complete a related Masters and Ph.D. program to practice in the province of Ontario that must be research-based and subsequently have a thesis component. They are governed by the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO).

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Registered Psychotherapists

Registered Psychotherapists (RPs) are registered by the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) and, like Registered Social Workers and Clinical Psychologists, are permitted to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy.

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Registered Social Workers

Registered Social Workers (RSW) are helping individuals to enhance their well-being. They are governed by the Ontario College of Social Workers.