Julia

Loewi

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Registered Social Worker
She/Her
English

Julia is here to support you with trauma, mood issues, relationships, and gender and sexuality challenges.

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Since 2007, Julia has helped people become — or get back to being — who they've always wanted to be. With a warm, approachable style, Julia works to quickly build trust and rapport with you. She listens to understand you, your experiences, and what they mean to you. Whether the struggle is new, has recently intensified, or is long-standing, Julia will work with you to process your feelings and cope with daily and long-term stressors.

Julia’s approach is grounded in evidence-based practices, including cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, brief strategic family therapy, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. She applies her knowledge and experience to meet your unique needs. She uses everyday language to explain psychotherapy concepts and how they relate to your experience. She can support you to process these experiences, deepen self-awareness, and develop skills to maintain your wellness.

Julia is also privileged to be a mother of two and knows firsthand the challenges of infertility and the blurry days of early parenthood. She is an adventure traveler, musical theatre lover, and a long-time fan of the podcast Radiolab (which is how she met her partner). After 15 years, Julia’s passion for therapy is stronger than ever. She looks forward to working with you.

Julia understands that many people avoid therapy because they fear judgment, prejudice, and ignorance. She provides a safe, positive, anti-oppressive, and affirming space for all clients, with a particular interest in gender and sexually diverse individuals, families, and allies. 

Right for you if:

You're looking for a therapist that will establish trust, confidence, and a strong rapport with you.
You want to process your feelings and develop new ways to cope with daily and long-term stressors.
You're looking for support during perinatal, infertility or early parenthood challenges.
You're looking for a therapist that values the LGBTQIA+ experience.

More about

Julia

Master of Social Work, University of Windsor (2007)

Bachelor of Arts, University of Windsor (2002)

Borderline Personality Disorder & Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Certificate (SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health)

Trauma-Informed Care: Treating Anxiety and Depression After Trauma (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

Interpersonal Psychotherapy Certificate (SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health)

Affirmative Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for LGBTQ+ Populations Certificate (Project Youth AFFIRM & University of Toronto)

Best Practices: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression & Suicide (Dr. Christine Padesky)

PTSD, Suicide Assessment & Prevention (Dr. Isaac Sakinofsky)

Ontario Association of Social Workers

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health

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Q&A

What does good mental health look like to you?
Good mental health is when I not only look like I have it (mostly) altogether, I actually feel that way.
What is a motto or idea that gives you reassurance when you’re having a difficult time?
"Don't think you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time."
How do you describe therapy?
Therapy can often feel slow at first, but that doesn't mean it isn't productive. Just remember, you didn't learn to drive on the highway.

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