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Julian Oleh

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Registered Social Worker

Julian is here to support you with general life stress, social anxiety, grief, and cross-cultural adjustment.

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Julian supports adolescents and adults across the age spectrum who feel overwhelmed, fatigued, or uneasy in social gatherings, who feel irritable when talking about the passing of a loved one, or who are unable to cope with life changes. Julian also supports adults and older adults to navigate the healthcare system, manage caregiver burnout, and work through cross-cultural challenges. 

Julian has over 12 years of experience providing counselling in hospital and community healthcare settings. He offers therapy based on a client-centred, non-judgmental, and collaborative approach. Julian respects the values you bring to sessions. He’ll help you draw on your personal strengths to gain insight into challenges and overcome unpleasant feelings. He adds humour and laughter to build a deeper connection with you and help you understand your thoughts and feelings. Julian will walk with you on your journey to becoming your best self. 

Julian enjoys nature walks and ice fishing. He loves watching comedy with his family and attending faith gatherings for spiritual nourishment. 

Right for you if:

You want to develop healthy strategies to manage anxiety in social gatherings.
You’re struggling with the loss of a loved one.
You’re a recent immigrant and want support to navigate cross-cultural challenges.
You’re looking for a therapist who is client-centred, non-judgmental, and who brings humour to therapy.

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Master of Social Work, Ryerson University (2008)

Bachelor of Social Work, Ryerson University (2007)

Social Work Diploma, University of Benin (1995)

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Ontario Association of Social Workers

Julian standing in front of large pine trees in the snow on a sunny day smiling.


What is a motto or idea that gives you reassurance when you’re having a difficult time?
A quote by Whitney Phipps “Son, if the mountain were smooth, you couldn't climb it.”
What would you say to a friend struggling with a mental health issue?
There is power in sharing, your feelings are normal and you are not alone.
What does good mental health look like to you?
Good mental health for me is enjoying the wholeness of nature and the ability to build resilience in face of adversity.