Justine Elliot, B.A., M.A.
Registered Provisional Psychologist | Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®
I believe it is a true honour to walk along side my clients in their journey through grief, loss, and trauma. Having experienced a variety of my own losses including a range of family members (human and animal), I’ve discovered that grief is a human experience we all have but one we don’t have to face alone.
As a registered provisional psychologist I would describe my overall therapeutic approach as integrative. I primarily identify with an attachment-based, client-centred style in which I highly value authentic connection. I believe that relationships are key to the healing journey and strive to provide my clients with a safe and nurturing environment. I utilize a range of approaches including CBT, ACT, DBT, Grief Recovery Method, mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and Harm Reduction.
During my free time I enjoy travelling, exploring new foods, volunteering at a local animal rescue, training my dog, and listening to music.
Justine has worked at a number of mental health organizations over the years including Kids Uncomplicated, Little Warriors, and CASA. She has worked with a range of clients including children, adolescents, and adults. Justine supports individuals with a variety of concerns including developmental and learning disabilities, anxiety, depression, interpersonal relationships, unemployment, homelessness, substance misuse and addiction, emotional regulation, grief and loss, and trauma including sexual abuse.
Justine completed her Bachelor of Arts at Macewan University in 2017 and Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in 2019. She has successful finished a number of certificates and trainings including Circle of Security Parent Facilitator, Alberta Wellness Initiative Brain Story, and is a Grief Recovery Specialist. She is also registered to complete EMDR, Theraplay, and Play Therapy trainings in the coming months.