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Recent Activities

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In addition to providing therapy, consultation, and psycho-educational evaluations, Dr. Juliana and her team are actively involved in delivering training and workshops as well as in publishing books and research papers: 

 

Drs. Juliana & Martinez just published the book Getting comfortable with uncertainty for teens: 10 tips to overcome anxiety, fear, and worry (New Harbinger Publishing). 

 

They also wrote a blog called Teamwork creates dream work for teens facing uncertainty 

Dr. Juliana and her colleagues published this year two academic papers on OCD in schools

 

Below are other activities led by Dr. Juliana or some of her team members (specified in parenthesis):

Development and Training of MAPE program, "MAP for Educators [MAPE] Anxiety Canada," presented to Saskatchewan educators via Zoom (March 2022)

Workshop, "Beyond traditional CBT strategies to help anxious students thrive," presented to the Gulf Islands Schools via Zoom (February 2022)

Guest Lecture Speaker, "Anxiety 101", presented to graduate students taking the UBC EPSE 507 Psychopathology course, via Zoom (February 2022)

Guest speaker (Diana Franco), "Self-care and well-being facing racism"  presented to OPTIONS CANADA Anti-Racism Project Community Workshop, Funded by IRCC (February 2022) 
 

Presenter (Diana Franco), "Building your communication and conflict resolution toolbox" presented to Yukon Government via Zoom (February 2022)

Keynote Speaker, "Helping educators best support anxious students," presented at the Education Assitant Professional Development Day, Southeast Kootenay, SD#5, via Zoom (January 2022)

 

Guest Speaker, "Understanding a psycho-educational assessment report," presented at the CAP research seminar to medicine residents at the BC Children's Hospital via Zoom (January 2022)

YouTube Channel Interview, "ADHD or OCD: Comorbidities and telling them apart," interview recorded for the ADHD What Now? Youtube Channel (December 2021)

Video presentation, "What to do when I am anxious?" video for students across BC recorded for the  Provincial Outreach Program for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (POPFASD) website(November 2021)

Consultation, "Anxiety strategies with Dr. Juliana," provided to the Vancouver School Board via Zoom (March, April & May 2021)

Webinar, "Helping my child cope with everyday anxiety," presented to schools at the Coquitlam School District via Zoom (May 2021)

Workshop, "Understanding anxiety in schools - Part 1" presented to Catholic Independent Schools Vancouver Archdiocese (CISVA) via Zoom (March & April 2021)

Workshop, "When anxiety goes to school" presented to the Gulf Islands Schools via Zoom (March 2021)

Newspaper interview, "How to support parents and children's mental health during the pandemic," Humber News, Toronto. 

Workshop, "When anxiety goes to school" presented at the Vancouver School Board via Zoom (February 2021)

 Workshop, "How to best support anxious children," presented at YMCA Child Care Resource & Referral via Zoom (January 2021)

Keynote Speaker, "Delving deeper into anxiety and FASD," presented to the POPFASD District Partner Meeting via Zoom (November 2020)

Book chapter (in Portuguese), “Neuropsicologia do transtorno obsessivo-compulsivo," (October 2020).

Training, "Knowledge, prevention, and intervention for anxious students: EASE Fall training," presented to the new EASE trainers, Zoom, BC (September 2020).

Review of resources for publication in Open School BC, "EASE - Everyday Anxiety Strategies for Educators" (February & March 2020).

​Training, "Working with students with FASD and anxiety," presented to the POPFASD District Partner Meeting, Richmond, BC (November 2019)

Research paper, "Test-based versus parent ratings of executive function in pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder," published in the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (November 2019).

Research paper, "Neurocognitive risk markers in pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder," published in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (October 2019).

 

Training, "Knowledge, prevention, and intervention for anxious students: EASE Fall training," presented to the new EASE trainers, Vancouver, BC (September 2019)

Workshop, "Anxiety in schools: Knowledge and strategies," presented at Credo Christian High School, Langley, BC (August 2019)

Research paper, "Cognitive behavioural therapy booster treatment in pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Utilization assessment pilot study," published in the Annals of Clinical Psychiatry journal (August 2019)

Symposium, "Overcoming barriers to effective exposures," presented at the International OCD Foundation Conference in Austin, TX (July 2019)

Workshop, "Life outside OCD, maximizing your enjoyable moments," presented to youth with OCD at the International OCD Foundation Conference in Austin, TX (July 2019)

Training, "Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
cognitive-behaviour therapy Workshop" presented to the Ministry of Child and Family Development staff in Victoria, BC (May 2019)

Poster, "Neurocognitive trait and state markers in pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder," presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of America conference in Chicago, IL (March 2019)

Workshop, "Anxiety in the early years," presented at the Early Childhood Development Round Table, Burnaby, BC (January 2019)

 

Workshop, "Supporting preschoolers with anxiety," presented at the YMCA Childcare Resource and Referral, Coquitlam, BC (November 2018)

Workshop, "Hands-on strategies to support anxious students," presented at Burnaby South Secondary, Burnaby, BC (November 2018)

Half-day workshop, "How to best support anxious students," presented at the Maple Ridge School District (November 2018)

Panellist at the "OCD awareness week" event at the BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC (October 2018)

Poster, "Neurocognitive heritable trait and state markers in pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder," presented at the Brain Behaviour Development Research day at the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute, Vancouver, BC (October 2018)

Development of EASE and 2-day training, "EASE Fall training MCFD-AnxietyCanada," Vancouver, BC (September 2018)

2-day workshop, "Awareness and strategies for anxiety in schools," presented at Frank Spragins High School in Fort McMurray, AB (August 2018)

Research paper, "Academic skills in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: A preliminary study," published in the Annals of Clinical Psychiatry journal (August 2018)

Poster, "Group booster sessions following Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Development, utilization, and satisfaction," presented at the International OCD Foundation conference (July 2018)

 

Poster, "Academic skills in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: A preliminary study," presented at the University of British Columbia Psychiatry Research Day, Vancouver, BC (June 2018)

 

1-day workshop, "Anxiety: Getting students in the school," presented at the Surrey School District, Surrey, BC (April 2018)

Blog posted on the Anxiety and Depression Association of America website: "Brazilian way of doing things" as a potential barrier to treating OCD.

 

Workshop, "Anxiety management in the classroom," presented at the Burnaby School District, Burnaby, BC (February 2018)

 

Blog posted on the Anxiety and Depression Association of America website: "Translating OCD brain-behaviour research into clinical practice.

Handout posted on Anxiety Canada website: "Identifying and supporting students with OCD in schools." 

Handout posted on Anxiety Canada website: "Resources for OCD." 

Image by James Wheeler