Ms. Juliane Dmyterko
Psychometrician, B.A. M.A.
Ms. Juliane Dmyterko is an experienced educator and clinician who has been passionate about improving the educational experiences and outcomes of all children and youth for over 10 years. Juliane has been a part of the Sand Story team since 2017 and also works as a School Psychologist at a school district in Metro Vancouver. She is currently a doctoral student in School and Applied Child Psychology Program at UBC working towards becoming a registered psychologist. She has worked with a diverse range of people from different backgrounds in various K to 12 schools in both Canada and the United Kingdom. First, as a Special Education Assistant, and later, as a School Psychologist. Since earning her Master’s degree in School Psychology from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Juliane has also worked at the post-secondary level providing assessments for college and university students, and at the district level to support teachers, families, and diverse learners. Juliane enjoys working collaboratively with children, youth, families, and school staff to provide client-centered psychoeducational assessments that focus on identifying and utilizing strengths. Her dissertation research focuses on strength-based assessment.
As the mother of a child with diverse learning needs, Juliane has a keen understanding of the importance of being client-centered and holistic in her approach. She is devoted to connecting with her clients and enjoys getting to know them on a personal level to discover all of the strengths that they bring to their learning experience. She also has extensive knowledge about the supportive services that can be received in classrooms, at school, and in the community from the years of experience she has from working in the BC school system and community. Juliane’s warmth, compassion, and approachability allows her to build meaningful, collaborative relationships with clients and their families.