Justean Lebel received her Masters of Social Work from York University and is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service workers. She recently completed the Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) Certificate Program offered by Dr. Shelley McMain at the University of Toronto and is now pursuing DBT-Linehan Board Certification in a supervised practice at the Centre for MindBody Health.
Justean has ten years experience providing individual and group therapy to parents/relatives of individuals struggling with their mental health; she deploys Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), DBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Motivational Interviewing.
Justean specializes in providing DBT support to families of a member diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder or features of emotion dysregulation. She is skilled and passionate about offering families the tools they need to effectively address their family crises.
Justean is driven by her own healing journey through emotion dysregulation and family distress; her style is warm and honest and holds hope in everyone’s capacity to recover.