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Julie Gingras, Registered Social Worker, LightHouse Counselling & Wellness

Julie Gingras, RSW, MSW

Registered Social Worker

  • Accepting New Clients

Therapy Formats

  • Virtual
  • In-Person


  • Children (4+)
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens
  • Parents
  • Adults

Appointment Times

  • Sundays
  • Evenings

Appointments Available In

  • English
  • French

Julie Gingras, RSW, MSW

Registered Social Worker

Are the same challenges happening over and over again? You know that something needs to be different however, you’re feeling unsure about where to start? Step one is right where you are! I am so happy you’re here. I work hard to ensure your family feels safe and comfortable to explore the challenges and stresses of life. I am trained in play therapy and draw upon innovative, creative and playful approaches to engage and facilitate growth and well-being. I look forward to working alongside your family to support your needs and therapy goals.

Areas of Focus/Specialty

  • Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Self Esteem
  • ADHD
  • Behavioural challenges
  • Attachment
  • Stress

Therapy Modalities

  • Play therapy
  • Narrative therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS)
  • Attachment Based Approaches
  • Family Systems

Experience & Training

  • Master’s of Social Work – Laurentian University
  • Play Therapy intern – Canadian Association of Play Therapy

Kanata Location or Virtual