Marielle Rivard

Psychologist, D.Ps.

Engaged in Research-creation & Artist

Marielle Rivard completed a fellowship in art therapy, as well as a doctorate in Psychology at University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM). She specializes in trauma and emergency management; works in multicultural and neurodiverse contexts.

She is interested in many research themes using art as a method of research, studying the topics of schizophrenia, the experience of psychosis, resilience & creativity through a research-creation process. 

Marielle works with many partnering organisations, such as Doctors of the World, the Canadian Red Cross, Indemnisation for Victims of Criminal Acts (IVAC), Veterans Canada, the Montreal Indigenous Community Network (MICN), Non-Insured Health Benefits for First Nations and Inuits (NIHB), SAAQ, child protection services and in the public system as a consultant and external specialist requiring complexe interventions. 

For more details on her academic, professional background and past experiences, visit her LinkedIn profile

*Due to her many engagements with public services and external instances, Marielle is currently not taking new references.

What is psychotherapy?

The development of better comprehension. Self. Your story and its impact on the present. Working together on thoughts, behavioural patterns and repetition. Dialogue & communication.