Areas of specialization
- Trauma, anxiety, depression
- Attachment and parenting
- Creativity/Performance enhancement and expressive therapies
Dr. Tatu has been working for over 10 years now in health psychology, community mental health, organizational psychology, counselling 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 clinicians, counsellors, social workers, recreational assistants etc. by providing clinical consultations for over 6 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 in Addictions and trauma Informed therapies, BrainSpotting, Somatic Experiencing, Systemic Therapies and Internal Family Systems, Attachment based interventions; Play Therapy; Expressive Arts Therapy; Psychodynamic; Humanistic; CBT; DBT; Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).
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)
BSP with Children and Youth – March 25-27, 2021
DBT for Addictions and Suicidal Behavior from Assessment to Interventions March 1 and 16, 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 19, 2021
BSP and Addictions- Jan 22, 23, 29, 30, 2021
Addressing Insomnia in Those with Depression: CBT-I – An Evidence-Based Approach – Jan 16, 2021
Internal Family Systems – Working with Chronic Firefighters (“Addiction”) – Jan 15. 2021
Brainspotting – Phase 3 – Nov 20-22, 2020
IFS and couples by Dick Schwartz, Nov 13, 2020
Brainspotting – Phase 2 – Nov 6-8, 2020
Tension, Stress and Trauma Release (TRE) Module 1 – Oct 23-Nov 8, 2020
Brainspotting – Phase 1 – Specialization – Training for Pastoral, Contemplative, Spiritual Caregivers, Clergy & Licensed Clinicians – Sept 24-26, 2020
Introduction to Internal Family Systems -Feb 20, 2020
Somatic Internal Family Systems – Oct 7, 2020
Somatic experiencing – basic principles – Jul 2019
Expressive Arts Therapy for Traumatized Children and Adolescents 7-8 April 2017
Attachment based interventions -certified in Modified Interaction Guidance December 2017