Credentials

Education

Master of Arts: Counselling Psychology, McGill University
Bachelor of Arts: Majors: Psychology and English Cultural Studies; Minor: Behavioural Science, McGill University

Professional Memberships

Ordre des Psychologues du Québec

Professional Development

November 2016: The basics of Motivational Interviewing
Dr. Rachel Green, Montreal

October 2016: Psychopharmacology Update: What every therapist needs to know
Dr. John Preston, Medipsy, Montreal

May-June 2016: Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule including Toddler Module (ADOS-2) Training Workshop
The Gold Learning Centre, Montreal

May 2016: Non-violent Crisis Intervention Training- Refresher Training
Junko Ariyama, Louise Berthiaume, and Caroline Levesque, Crisis Prevention Institute, Montreal

October 2015: Integrating Mindfulness into Psychotherapy
Dr. Joe Flanders and Dr. Sarah Roberts, The MindSpace Clinic, Montreal

October 2015: Meaning-focused Bereavement Psychotherapy
Dr. Christopher MacKinnon, The Argyle Institute, Montreal

April 2015: Does my client have ADHD? How to know and how to help
Dr. Kathleen Nadeau, Medipsy, Montreal

November 2014: Mastering the Basics of Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Dr. Shelley McMain, Medipsy, Montreal

May 2014: Trauma and Mindfulness: Applications for Psychotherapy
Dr. John Briere, CRIPCAS, Montreal

May 2014: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and the Management of Mood Disorders
Dr. Zindel V. Segal, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal

November 2013: Current Trends in Autism Conference – Featuring Temple Grandin
Speakers: Nathalie Garcin; Temple Grandin; Marc Tassé; Bridget Taylor; Jonathan Weiss; Lonnie Zwaigenbaum
The Gold Centre, Montreal

April 2013: Bodies, Boundaries and Sexuality: Proactive Strategies for Addressing Sexuality Issues in People with Developmental Disabilities
Terri Couwenhoven, The Centre of Excellence for the Physically, Intellectually and Multi-Challenged, Montreal

April 2013: Quand faut-il recourir à la psychopharmacologie durant une psychothérapie?
Dr. Claude Blondeau, M.D., Medipsy, Montreal

April 2013: Hold me tight: The practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
Dr. Sue Johnson, Medipsy, Montreal

November 2012: A New State-of-the-Art and Evidence-based Cognitive Therapy for OCD
Dr. Kieron O’Connor, Medipsy, Montreal

May 2012: Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Training Workshop
Dr. Cory Shulman, McGill University

April 2012: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training: Applied Physical Training
Chantale Lavoie, Crisis Prevention Institute

May 2011: Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R) Training Workshop
Dr. Robert Joseph, The Abe Gold Learning and Research Centre

February/March 2011: How ASD may Impact Sexuality
Stephanie Mitelman, The Abe Gold Learning and Research Centre

January 2011: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training: Advanced Training for Specialized Populations
Chantale Lavoie, Crisis Prevention Institute

March/April 2010: Managing Anxiety in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Marie-Hélène Prud’homme, The Abe Gold Learning and Research Centre

April 2010: No More Meltdowns: Managing Challenging Behaviour and Social Skills Training
Dr. Jed Baker, The Abe Gold Learning and Research Centre

March 2010: Going Deep in Therapy: How to go the Extra Distance using Emotions as your Guidance
Sandra Reich, Montreal Centre for Anxiety and Depression

October 2009: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
Chantale Lavoie, Tamara Novak, Monique Godin, Crisis Prevention Institute

September/October 2009: Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for Panic Attacks and Anxiety Disorders
Sandra Reich, Montreal Centre for Anxiety and Depression

June 2009: Nouveau Code de Déontologie
Ordre des Psychologues du Québec

March 2008: Learning to Teach: A Professional Development Workshop for Graduate Students at McGill
Teaching and Learning Services, McGill University

July 2007: Mindfulness Workshop
Jim Robinson, Counsellor, McGill University Counselling Services