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The information contained on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not an endorsement of a particular treatment, agency, service or specific professional.  Consumers should carefully examine the services and qualifications of the agencies or service providers prior to making a decision.

Private Psychologists Ottawa, Ontario

Psychologists who assess and diagnose children:

Dr. Yolanda Korneluk (Westboro) Children 12 months +.  Also sees youth and adults. 613.728.3808

Dr. Jenny Demark 613.222.5098

Dr. Patricia Behnke 613.563.1632

Dr. Linda Reinstein 613.240.9190, Linda@childsolutions.caChild Solutions

Dr. Laurel Cholmsky 613.563.1632

Dr. Vicki Martin 613.526.4977

Dr. Susan A. Rich 613.228.1174 (able to assess children under two years of age)

Dr. Faizah Visram 613.791.7865

Dr. James Brazeau (downtown) 613.854.9694, email: (children 5+, Adolescents and sdults with Autism Spectrum Disorder).

Dr. Gillian Graham Bevan 613.266.1225 (children 3+ to young adults.  Also provides private therapy for children and adolescents.

Dr. Owen Helmkay (Kanata) 613.435.9330,, website Kanata South Pros

Dr. Alex Nounopoulos (west Ottawa) 613.695.0906, website Ottawa West Professional Services

Dr. Karen Ogston 613.563.1632, , website Delta Psychology

Dr. Jeff Sherman 613-728-4848

ohip doctors in ottawa, ontario

Pediatrician (OHIP) Diagnostic assessments for young children (toddlers). Doctor referral required.

Dr. Rossana Tirado
210 Centrum Boulevard, Suite 206
Ottawa, ON  K1E 3V7
Phone:  613.794.9901


Dr. Elizabeth Esmond, BCBA, MTA, MT-BC, MM, Msc  phone 613.739.8388 (by doctor referral)

private therapists in Ottawa, Ontario

Behavioural Therapists: 

Conrad Leung, Child Solutions,  613.222.9573

Mary ChampagneEmerging Minds  613.883.3716 

Elaine Bissonnette, (youth) Behavioural Consultant.  613. 722. 4374.  Elaine offers Social Skills Groups and the PEERS UCLA Program.  Contact Elizabeth Todd for an intake form or go online at

Occupational Therapists:

Krista Simon, Speech & Occupational Therapy, Achieve Therapy Centre:  613.680.1780

Nathalie Mabon, OT Reg, Achieve Therapy Centre 613.864.3111 (specialized in Sensory Processing and Sensory Integration)

Véronique Chiasson OT REG. (Ont.) bilingual:  email (assistant Francine) phone: 613-790-0241

Lori Howell: feeding speciailist, contact at

Heather Hodgins-Chan: Pediatric Physio and Occupational Therapy, phone 613.831.2377  email  website (located in Kanata, Ontario).  

Marie-Christine Beshay, MSc. (OT Post-Professional), OT Reg. (Ont.), OT (C). M-CARE Therapy offers bilingual occupational therapy services to both children and adults with learning, developmental and/or motor disabilities.

Nathalie Mabon, Occupation Therapy, Achieve Therapy Centre: 613.864.3111

Rebecca Wurm, OT Reg. (Ont.), MOT: 10 years experience working with children on the autism spectrum.   613.688.9922  ext 228

Véronique Chiasson OT REG. (Ont.):  email (assistant Francine) phone: 613-790-0241

Speech Therapists:

Silvia D'onofrio, M.Sc.S., SLP.  Stittsville  (english/french/italian)  email:  613-836-4676 (new service with Stittsville Carp Road Physiotherapy)

Communicare Therapy, (East Ottawa)   email:  613-738-2871 

Connie Wilker - Speech Language Pathologist, Nepean 613.228.1174 ext. 43

Elaine Hendry Speech Language Pathologist, Orleans, French/English,  phone 613.286.3989 or 613.567.0777

Jacquee Glance - Speech Language Pathologist, 613.798.5404

Janice Mervyn, Speech Language Pathologist, 613.796.5219

Karen Mallet, Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist,  613.851.4133

Krista Simon, Speech Language Pathologist, Achieve Therapy Centre 613.291.5194

Lisa Chamberlin - The Speech People.  Clinic for Language and Voice in Orleans  613.824.1800

Mary-Jane Slingerland, Speech-Language Pathologist, Stepping Stones, Kanata 613.859.0813

Robin Gaines, Ph.D., SLP ©, Reg. CASPLO, specializes in service delivery for very young children, children showing at-risk signs of autism, children with motor planning/motor speech disorders, and children with language learning difficulties.  Email Robin   613.725.3105

Seana Speirs, Speech Language Pathologist with Emerging Minds 613.850.1201 

Sharon Burgess, M.Sc.S., french Orthophoniste, ABCommunication Speech Therapy Clinic, 613.552.0841

Shauna Haight - Speech Language Pathologist, Nepean 613.228.1174 ext. 29

Speech Voice, Mary-Anne Zubrycky 613.820.4722

Tanis Friesen, Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist, Active Communication Therapy,  613.728.8879

Veronica Saunders - Speech-Language Pathologist, Pembrooke 613.585.3586

Andrea Shabinsky Borer, 613.720.1606, email

Lisa Zanon, 613.851.0506, email  

Emma Wells, (Nepean) 613.228.1174 ext 31.  email Also does evenings and weekends.

Physio Therapists:

Pediatric Physio and Occupational Therapy - Liane Norman: pediatric physio therapist (Kanata) phone 613.831.2377 website (located in Kanata, Ontario).

other private professionals in Ottawa, Ontario

Social Worker:

Heather Fawcett: provides counselling for teens, adults and their families and help with navigating services. 

Sensory Integration:

Nathalie Mabon, OT Reg, Achieve Therapy Centre 613.864.3111 (specialized in Sensory Processing and Sensory Integration)

Kathleen Rooney - Kathleen Rooney has a Master's in Special Education, a Bachelor's in Music Therapy and completed a 6 month internship in Sensory Integration at the Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies in Phoenix, Arizona, plus 22 years experience working with children with special needs.              website  613.789.1212  or by email at

Education Consultant:

Monika Ferenczy, BA, BEd, MEd. Bilingual. Horizon. Helping parents make informed decisions in educational matters. 613. 612.6842. email:

Education Advocacy and Strategist for Children:

Kristen Robertson-Grewal, M.A. Education. Advantage Advocacy Inc. email: phone: 613.714-9321

Ottawa Directory of Autism Services by Autism in Ottawa


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