Supervisor: Dr. Zohar BenDavid-Streiner
Location of office: Nepean
Amanda is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) under the supervision of Dr. BenDavid-Streiner. Amanda offers counselling and psychotherapy services to individuals aged 17 and older. She believes in the importance of creating a safe and supportive environment for clients as they begin their journey of change, growth and healing. Amanda has experience and interest in the following areas:
Amanda works collaboratively with her clients, integrating aspects from the following approaches to meet each client’s specific needs and goals.
Amanda is a graduate of Saint Paul University’s Master of Arts (M.A.) program in Counselling and Spirituality. Prior to this, she received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Highest Honours) in Psychology from Carleton University. Amanda has been providing counselling and psychotherapy services at Ottawa West Professional Services since 2017. She is a licensed member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (License No. 008307) and a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP). Amanda maintains her professional development through training workshops and regular supervision.
Amanda has more than 25 years’ experience as a psychometrist in both clinical and research settings. She has previously held positions with the Neuropsychology team at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, the Parkinson’s Clinic (Civic Campus, Ottawa Hospital) and the Memory Loss Clinic (Royal Ottawa Health Care Group). At Ottawa West Professional Services, Amanda provides psychoeducational testing of children and adults under the supervision of Dr. BenDavid-Streiner.
Amanda’s commitment to making a difference in the lives of others is mirrored in her volunteer work. She is the former President and CEO of One Boy One Van Foundation, a charity she established to help improve the quality of life for special needs children in Eastern Ontario. Amanda currently helps seniors maintain social connection through the Glebe Centre’s telephone assurance program.