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Illuminate Arts Therapy

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Illuminate Arts Therapy

All rights reserved ©Julie Dobson

About Julie

I am a registered Clinical Arts Therapist (AThR).  I work with both individuals and groups through my independent practice, Illuminate Arts Therapy.  You are welcome to check out my professional status here

To easily make contact, please email or call:

Phone: 0211532154


Julie's approach

  • Begins with building a collaborative, non-judgemental, warm & trusting relationship to provide a foundation of therapeutic support, authenticity & connection. Your safety & confidentiality are paramount.

  • We work together at a pace right for you, to creatively identify, make sense of, & address personal issues & treatment goals.


  • Includes over ten-years counselling experience within the mental health & addiction field with adults and youth.

  • More recently I completed an arts therapy internship through the WCDHB Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services where I specialised in working with children & adolescents with a wide range of mental health & developmental issues.

  • In addition to arts therapy I have trained in a range of therapeutic approaches, including Person-Centred Counselling, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Approaches, Motivational Interviewing, Single Session Family Consultation & Mindfulness-Based Approaches.

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