North LocationView Team
Jennifer is a Registered Psychologist with 15 years of experience working with school-aged children, adolescents, and their families. She received an MA in School Psychology in 2003 and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Dalhousie University in 2008. She has trained and worked in schools, outpatient clinics, and three pediatric teaching hospitals, including the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, and Alberta Children’s Hospital here in Calgary.
Jennifer’s areas of expertise include the assessment and treatment of school-aged children and adolescents with anxiety, Obsessessive-Compulsive Disorder, depression, emotional regulation difficulties, and school avoidance.
The treatments that Jennifer uses are evidence based, which means they have been studied and shown to be effective in scientific literature. Jennifer incorporates creative, artistic, and interactive strategies to make therapeutic material meaningful for all ages. Jennifer uses a primarily Cognitive Behavioural approach, and she incorporates Behavioural, Attachment-focused, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, and Dialectical Behavioural approaches when indicated for the presenting concerns.