About

 

Areas of specialization

    • Attachment and parenting coaching
    • Creativity/Performance enhancement
    • Career and executive coaching -management and leadership coaching
    • Expressive art and movement integration 
    • Grief/Bereavement
    • Spirituality
    • Trauma, anxiety, depression, stress, burn-out, personal and professional life balance 

Experience

Dr. Tatu is a certified Brainspotting Therapist, Coach and Teacher. She has been working for over 10 years in health psychology, community mental health, organizational psychology, counselling and child psychology and in spiritual enhancement with groups, couples and families.

With over 5 years of experience in consulting and coaching  Dr. Tatu has been working with individuals and organizations, in teaching and training on a variety of topics with employees and managers, students, children, seniors, peoples with special needs and young adults. She has been supporting other clinicians, counsellors, social workers etc.  by providing clinical consultations for over 7 years both in Canada and Europe.

Dr. Tatu uses a holistic approach inspired by evidence and research based therapeutic interventions. She believes every person has the capacity to achieve their full potential and she supports her clients from a client-centered, resources and strength based perspective.

She has training and experience in:

  • Addictions and trauma Informed therapy;
  • Attachment based interventions;
  • Career counselling and Life Coaching
  • Child Psychotherapy and Play Therapy;
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy – CBT
  • Couple and Family Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Psychodynamic and Humanistic
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy – DBT
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction – MBSR
  • Mindfulness Self-Compassion- MSC
  • Neuro-Therapy and Brain Body Based Relational Therapy, BrainSpotting, Somatic Experiencing, Movement integration and Expressive Art Therapy
  • Nutritional and Integrative interventions for Mental Health
  • Organizational and Health  Psychology, Critical Incident Interventions and Systemic Group Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

Education

PhD in Psychology (2015) from Artois University, France  and Master of Science in Psychology (2008) from Paris University.

Certification and Membership

  • Professional Member – Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) and Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), South East Brainspotting Institute (SEBI), Brainspotting USA
  • Personalized Nutrition for Autism with Julie Matthews – Certified Nutrition Consultant, April, 2022
  • Life Coaching Training – Brave Thinking Institute – April, 2022
  • Gut Health Training with Dr. Mary Pardee, ND, functional medicine practitioner, integrative gastroenterology, gut-brain health, men’s hormones, and thyroid optimization specialist, April 2022
  • Brainspotting with Children and Youth – March, 2021
  • DBT for Addictions and Suicidal Behavior from Assessment to Interventions  March, 2021
  • Nutritional and Integrative interventions for Mental Health disorders and non-pharmaceutical interventions for depression, anxiety, bipolar and ADHD – with Dr. Stein, Doctor of Science in Holistic Nutrition, Board certified and integrative nutrition certified practitioner and licensed clinical social worker,   Feb, 2021
  • Brainspotting and Addictions-  Jan, 2021
  • Addressing Insomnia in Those with Depression: CBT-I – An Evidence-Based Approach – Jan, 2021
  • Internal Family Systems – Working with Chronic Firefighters (“Addiction”) – Jan 2021
  • Brainspotting – Phase 3 – Nov, 2020
  • IFS and couples by Dick Schwartz, Nov, 2020
  • Brainspotting – Phase 2 – Nov, 2020
  • Tension, Stress and Trauma Release (TRE) Module 1 – Oct & Nov , 2020
  • Brainspotting – Phase 1 – Specialization – Training for Pastoral, Contemplative, Spiritual Caregivers, Clergy & Licensed Clinicians – Sept, 2020
  • Introduction to Internal Family Systems -Feb, 2020
  • Somatic Internal Family Systems – Oct, 2020
  • Somatic experiencing – basic principles – Jul 2019
  • Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents, April 2017
  • Attachment based interventions -certified in Modified Interaction Guidance December 2017