Michael Hartmann, MSW (equiv.), RSW
Michael is a Mental Health Clinician with the Peterborough Family Health Team and operates his own private practice in Peterborough with a focus on trauma, addiction, and family therapy. He is the former Clinical Lead and Therapist for Bellwood Health Services’ PTSD/OSI & Addiction Program specifically designed for members of the Canadian Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada, RCMP and other First Responders. Michael has worked as group therapist, family therapist and individual therapist for 28 years. His work with first responder groups over the last 15 years have given him insights, understanding and passion for these complex issues resulting from work related traumatic experiences. In addition, he is currently working in Toronto with clients from Victim Services and with WSIB trauma
He has also spent some years working with the Indigenous population in the North West Territories, as well as having worked as a Counsellor with Kid’s Help Phone. He is an approved provider for Veterans Affairs Canada.
Michael brings 28 years to his practice, as well as a passion for assisting clients to find new ways of coping with trauma symptoms and triggers using a CBT/CPT/DBT influenced based approach to help work through all 3 recovery stages: safety and stability, trauma memory
processing and reconnection with self and others.
Clinic: 24 Melville Rd, Peterborough, ON K9J 6K8
Languages: English and German