Dr. Rachel Greenbaum, PhD, CPsych
I am a Toronto-based Psychologist providing clinical psychology services to children, adolescents, and adults. I have been licensed with the College of Psychologists in Ontario since 2006, and have extensive professional psychology experience in the areas of intervention/psychotherapy, assessment, research, and training.
I began my psychology career at the University of Toronto University completing a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a double major in Psychology and English Literature. I went on to complete a Diploma program in Counseling and Assessment at the Institute for Child Study (Dip CS) through the University of Toronto, and then a Masters and PhD Degree through the School and Child Clinical Psychology Program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE/UT), University of Toronto. My clinical training opportunities included work in various school settings as well as the Hospital For Sick Children, The Hincks Dellcrest Centre, and Surrey Place Centre.
I have a strong interest and commitment to research, particularly with its potential to inform and enhance clinical practice. As well, I am a Faculty Member and Clinical Supervisor at OISE/UT, supervising graduate level psychology students both in a research and clinical capacity.
Dr. Kelly Nash, PhD, CPsych
I am a Toronto-based Psychologist. I graduated with a PhD in psychology from the School and Child Clinical Psychology Program at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of The University of Toronto (OISE/UT) in 2012. I have trained in various hospitals across Canada and completed a predoctoral internship at British Columbia Children’s Hospital. I have also trained at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the Hospital for Sick Children, both in Toronto. I have previously worked at McMaster Children’s Hospital and the Toronto District School Board. I currently divide my time between private practice, working at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and teaching advanced level graduate students at OISE/UT.
I provide assessment, therapy, and consultation to children, adolescents and their parents. I am licensed in the province of Ontario to practice clinical and school psychology with children and adolescents. I believe in an evidence-based approach to assessment and therapy that focuses on the whole person and his or her experiences. I strive to form a strong therapeutic alliance with my clients and their families and seek, throughout the therapeutic experience, to convey empathy, positive regard and instill a sense of hope.
Dr. CYNTHIA MAYA BERISTAIN, PHD, MS, CPSYCH
I am a child and adolescent Psychologist licensed with the College of Psychologists of Ontario since 2008. My current areas of practice include school and clinical psychology. In private practice, I provide assessment, treatment, and consultation to children, adolescents and parents in English and Spanish.
I have extensive experience conducting comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational assessments for children and adolescents with school-related problems (e.g., learning, attention, self-regulation, and developmental concerns) as well as youth with socio-emotional and adjustment concerns (e.g., anxiety and mood, impulse control, and emotional regulation). I have a strong commitment to working with children, adolescents, and their families in a respectful and empathic manner. My approach includes using evidence-based assessment and intervention methods that are individually tailored and target meaningful outcomes for children, adolescents, and their families while instilling a sense of hope regarding the challenges that they might be experiencing.
I have received a Doctor of Philosophy in School and Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science in School Psychology from the University of Southern Maine. My graduate training and professional experiences include working in community mental health settings, including Youthdale Treatment Centres, Surrey Place Centre, and the OISE Psychology Clinic, as well as delivering psychological services at Framingham Public Schools and the Toronto District School Board. I also provide consultation and professional development opportunities for educators, school psychologists, and graduate-level psychology students.
Natalia Manay, MA, PHD Candidate
I am currently completing a Ph.D. in School and Child Psychology at McGill University in Montreal, although my clinical work is based in Toronto. I completed my pre-doctoral internship at Surrey Place Centre and have worked in various hospitals, schools, and community organizations in Montreal and Toronto.
I provide assessment, therapy, and consultation to children, adolescents, and their families under the supervision of Dr. Rachel Greenbaum. I have experience helping children and youth with a range of needs including anxiety, depression, trauma, attention difficulties, school or academic challenges, autism, challenging behaviours, and social difficulties. In my clinical work, I like to draw from various approaches to provide a warm and supportive environment, foster a positive therapeutic relationship, and develop a treatment plan that best fits the family’s needs. I also conduct assessments to help understand strengths and needs, as well as to identify academic, behavioural, and socioemotional challenges, such as learning disabilities, ADHD, anxiety disorders, and intellectual disabilities. I can provide services in English or Spanish.
Jake keithley, MA, PHD candidate
I am a senior PhD student in the School and Clinical Child Psychology at the University of Toronto. I have worked in a variety of clinical settings during my graduate training, including the OISE Psychology Clinic, the Toronto District School Board, the Dufferin-Peel District School Board, and McMaster Children’s Hospital. I also recently completed my pre-doctoral internship in psychology at Surrey Place Centre in -Toronto. My dissertation focuses on the role that the school plays in promoting academic achievement and mental health. I have also completed research projects exploring parent-child attachment as well as the prevalence and effects of childhood maltreatment in Canada.
I provide treatment and consultation to children and youth with a wide range of mental health concerns. I have experience in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, phobias, behavioural problems, adjustment issues, and others. As well, I have extensive experience in working with youth with intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. I am committed to providing evidence-based treatment in a respectful and empathetic manner to children and their families. My work is supervised by Dr. Rachel Greenbaum.
Dr. Erin romanchych, phd, CPSYCH (supervised Practice)
I completed my graduate school training at the University of Windsor, where I received a PhD in Clinical Psychology in the Child Track. I recently completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Hospital for Sick Children in the psychiatry and eating disorders programs. I have trained in a range of hospital and community mental health settings, and with children and adolescents presenting with a variety of medical and mental health disorders. I am also currently completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in the eating disorders program.
I provide comprehensive psychological assessment, treatment, and consultation for children and adolescents. More specifically, I have experience in the treatment of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, adjustment to chronic medical illness (e.g., chronic pain), depression, emotional dysregulation, behaviour management, and parent-child relationship difficulties. I also have extensive training in the assessment of learning, attention, and socio-emotional concerns to clarify children’s strengths and identify any areas of weakness. My practice is informed by evidence-based approaches and tailored to best fit the individual’s needs. As a clinician, I strive to create a warm, supportive, and accepting environment for children and their families.
Elena Sanjuan, MA, Psychometrist
I am a Toronto-based psychometrist providing psychometric services to children, adolescents and adults. I completed my M.A. in Human Development and Education specializing in Special Education and Adaptive Instruction from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of The University of Toronto (OISE/UT).
I worked for 12 years with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder providing behavioural intervention in home and school settings, as an Instructor Therapist, Program Supervisor and Site Director. I currently conduct neuro-psychological, neuro-developmental and psycho-educational assessments, dividing my time between SickKids Hospital, Toronto Rehab and private practice. I have extensive experience assessing patients with a broad range of presentations in order to evaluate their areas of strength and need in thinking, reasoning and learning.