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Shirley has Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts degrees from St. Myles Genest (Registration #R0263) has over 30 years of experience as a clinician.She has been very active in recent years researching attention difficulties after right-hemisphere stroke and remains committed to researching cognition after acquired brain injuries. Butler’s curriculum vitae is available for download in PDF. Heather Mac Latchy is a registered psychologist in Nova Scotia (R#0469), who holds a Ph. Her primary areas of interest include the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, self-esteem issues, behavioural difficulties, anger management, parenting and school refusal.If you do not see the specialty you are seeking here, please call us for more information. Areas of particular clinical interest include neuropsychological assessment and treatment of adults experiencing cognitive difficulties, behavioural changes, and/or emotional distress after stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other neurological or medical conditions. She is able to work closely with multi-disciplinary teams, other health care providers and outside agencies (e.g., community services, schools). Genest is sought as a consultant by other health professionals. He provides assessment and consulting services for Royer Thompson Human Resources Consulting, including consulting on recruitment and conducting psychological assessments of candidates. Genest is listed in the Canadian Register of Health Service Psychologists (#3069). These services are offered on an individual, contractual basis. Mac Gillivray is the former president of the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia and Chairman of the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology.He practices therapy with a collaborative and client-centred focus that is holistic and solution-oriented. Wanlin is a Registered Psychologist (Nova Scotia R# 710; B. She then completed a second Masters in Counseling and a Doctoral Degree in Sport Psychology with additional training in Counseling Psychology at West Virginia University.
Practically speaking, this involves engaging the client actively and meaningfully in the therapy process (e.g., setting goals, identifying the focus in session). Her training was grounded in cognitive-behavioral therapy; she also incorporates developmental and systems approaches.
Cognitive-behavioural strategies are employed to help teens and their parents learn new ways to manage life stress and improve the overall quality of their lives. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan. Sherry sees adults for assessment and individual therapy.
For the past several years, she has been providing services at the IWK Health Centre, working with children, adolescents and adults with a broad range of mental health difficulties, family issues and life challenges. He provides treatment for a range of difficulties including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, pain, health anxiety, body dysmorphic disorder, body image, bulimia, binge eating, alcohol misuse, work or academic problems (e.g., procrastination), stress, relationship problems, perfectionism, and personality disorders.
He also played basketball with Memorial University of Newfoundland’s varsity team, and his research and clinical interests reflect his background in athletics. Woods has almost 10 years of clinical experience working in a variety of settings, including private practice, interdisciplinary health teams, in-patient psychiatric care, hospital settings, and university counselling centres.
He provided services for five years at the Chronic Pain Centre in Saskatoon and prior to moving to Halifax, was an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. Woods has extensive training and experience using multiple therapy approaches, including cognitive behavioural, acceptance based, humanistic, interpersonal and emotion-focused. She has extensive training in the area of sport, exercise, and health psychology. Wanlin provides services to address a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues – women’s issues (postpartum depression, birth trauma, health issues, body image, and disordered eating), parenting challenges, relationship and couples therapy, family therapy, personal growth, self-esteem, grief counseling, health issues (chronic illness, terminal illness, chronic pain, traumatic injury, disability), stress (family, workplace), lifestyle change (exercise adherence, smoking cessation, weight management, procrastination), depression and anxiety. Wanlin completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Sport Psychology at the University of Manitoba.
With seven doctoral psychologists, we have specialists in most areas of counselling and therapy and assessment for adolescents and adults. He is active in committee work for NSBEP and has recently taught a graduate course in professional ethics in the school psychology program at Mount Saint Vincent University.