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.