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Ottawa West Professional Services Offering Psychological Services for Children, Youth, Adults, Families, and Couples Nepean Location
100 Craig Henry Drive, Suite 101
Ottawa, Ontario, K2G 5W3
Fax: (613) 421-0187
Bells Corners Location
1956 Robertson Road, Suite 202
Ottawa, Ontario, K2H 5B9
Fax: (613) 695-0902
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Welcome to Ottawa West Professional Services

Referrals are accepted from a variety of sources, including self-referrals, physicians, insurance companies, and
other healthcare providers and related professionals.

Registered Psychologists

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Dr. Zohar BenDavid-Streiner, C.Psych
Dr. Gary Goldfield, C.Psych
Dr. Laura Nichols, C.Psych
Dr. Alex Nounopoulos, C. Psych
Dr. Angela Stewart, C.Psych
Dr. Tina Shanahan, C.Psych
Dr. Karima Lacène, C.Psych
Susana Ratowiecki, M.Ed., C.Psych
Ioana Lazarovici, Dipl.Psych., C.Psych
Dr. Tatiana Nedecheva, C. Psych. (Interim Autonomous Practice)
Dr. Deb Thompson, C. Psych.

Registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario

Opportunity for Supervision for Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (Supervised Practice Year)

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Please read more...

Working towards designation as a Psychological Associate

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Elizabeth Francoeur, M.A. (under supervision)

Registered Social Workers

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Lori Kartes, M.S.W, R.S.W.
Sandra Levine Slover, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers

Registered Psychotherapist

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Maria Taylor, M.Ed

A member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

Please refer to the FAQs page to read about the difference between psychologists and psychotherapists.

Working Towards Designation as a Registered Psychotherapist

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Vivienne Filiatreault, C.H.

Psychometrists and Practicum Placements

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Amanda George (Under Supervision)
Christine Cassie, M.A., Candidate (Under Supervision)

Sometimes counselling services may be offered by students who are completing a practicum at Ottawa West Professional Services to fulfill requirements for a graduate degree in clinical or counselling psychology. They provide services under the supervision of a registered psychologist.

Administration Support

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Nicole Oattes

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Individual Therapy

Individual therapy or counseling involves one-on-one meetings with a trained professional in a confidential, safe, and empathic environment. During these meetings, the client has an opportunity to explore their feelings, thoughts, and actions; better understand themselves and others; deal with challenging past memories and/or stressful current life events, set personal goals; and work toward desired changes in their lives. More...

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Parent Counselling

Parent counselling can support parents who are looking for some guidance and information on a variety of child/adolescent-rearing issues. The goal is to help parents deal effectively with behavioral and emotional difficulties their child or teen experience. More...

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Couple Therapy &
Sex Therapy

Couple or marriage therapy is designed to help couples work through relationship or communication challenges, and enhance emotional closeness, and intimacy. The focus of couple therapy is to identify the reasons for dissatisfaction in the relationship, to help clients address or alleviate their relationship issues, and to restore their relationship to a better and healthier level of functioning. More...

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Family Therapy

Family therapy is primarily concerned with the family as a social unit, in contrast to other psychotherapy approaches which focus mainly on the individual. Family therapists pay attention to the role of wider systems, such as the community and the culture to which the family belongs, and the effects of these systems on clients' lives. More...

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Psycho-Educational Assessment & Neuropsychological Assessment

Is your child or teen struggling academically? Do you encounter difficulties performing tasks at work, college or university? Do you or your children have problems with attention, memory, or academic skills? A psycho-educational assessment can help you evaluate your child's or your own learning strengths and weaknesses. More...

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Diagnostic Assessment

An assessment is an important step that helps the clinician understand your concerns, your child’s challenges, or your family’s difficulties. Typically, it will involve both an interview and the completion of questionnaires with the goal of identifying the issues that are most pressing and some of their possible causes. More...

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