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, she currently works with a multicultural and neurodiverse clientele.

She is the Founder of La terre de Marielle.


She offers creativity classes, traditional psychotherapy sessions and non-verbal psychotherapy, using the arts as a mode of emotional expression and research method.

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

Marielle works for Doctors of the World, the Canadian Red Cross, Indemnisation for Victims of Criminal Acts (IVAC), Veterans Canada, 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.

"Art is a truthful knowledge."

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.

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