Dr. Andrew Payne received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from McGill University. He is on the permanent registry with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with competency in the areas of clinical, health, and rehabilitation psychology. Dr. Payne provides assessment and psychotherapeutic services for a wide range of presenting problems including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and motor vehicle accident victims. He also conducts psychological assessments for the purposes of providing expert opinion. He has qualified as an expert witness in the province of Ontario and provides testimony in court proceedings.
Dr. Kim Payne received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from McGill University. She is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators, the Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment, and is on the permanent registry with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with competency in the areas of clinical, health, rehabilitation, and neuropsychology. She is co-founder of the Ottawa Psychology Group; a group of psychologists providing assessment and treatment services to Ottawa and the surrounding area. Dr. Payne has extensive experience working with personal injury and provides services including psychological and neuropsychological assessments, evaluations for motor vehicle accident clients and insurers, private disability insurers, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, and psychological opinion for use in legal proceedings. Dr. Payne has qualified as an expert witness at trial and arbitration proceedings. She is certified to undertake Catastrophic Impairment Determinations for mental behavioral impairment C-CAT (MB) and in Medicolegal Expertise in Ontario CMLE (O) through the Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment and Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators.
Dr. Maureen O'Connell received a PhD in clinical psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She has advanced training in assessment, treatment and consultation with individuals, couples, and families. She currently provides assessment and treatment services with a focus on treatment of depression, anxiety, and trauma-related conditions. She is on the permanent registry with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with competencies in clinical and rehabilitation psychology in adults and seniors. She has extensive experience with first responders, individuals who are survivors of violence and accidents, current and former members of the military, and individuals who are survivors of childhood adversity. She utilized an integrative approach to psychotherapy, primarily drawing upon cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and interpersonal psychodynamic approaches to find the best fit for each client.
Dr. Matousek received a PhD in clinical psychology from McGill University and pursued advanced training at McGill Programs in Whole Person Care. She is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association and is on the permanent registry with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with competencies in clinical, counselling, health and rehabilitation psychology. Dr. Matousek is experienced in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and adjustment difficulties in adults. She also has a strong interest in assisting adults undergoing various health challenges, particularly in the areas of chronic pain, cancer, environmental sensitivities, multiple chemical sensitivities, and infertility. Rose looks forward to the opportunity to work with you. Dr. Rose Matousek believes in the value of a holistic, integrative, client-centred approach to mental health. She is passionate about assisting clients to enhance their physical and emotional health and well-being and to promote wellness. She is also committed to helping clients foster their personal and professional growth and development, and to assisting clients with building emotional resiliency in the face of life's many challenges and transitions.
Dr. Allison Eades (she/her/hers) is a psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She provides English and French psychotherapy, psychodiagnostic assessment, and neuropsychological assessment with adults and older adults to address concerns related to: workplace injuries, motor vehicle accidents, concussion, normal aging versus mild cognitive impairment or dementias, psychological symptoms (mood, anxiety, early psychosis), caregiver burnout, as well as stress related to life-stage transitions. She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Toronto and her MA in Clinical Psychology (with geropsychology emphasis) from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and has also completed specialized clinical placements at prominent training sites in the US and Canada including the Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Baycrest Health Sciences, and London Health Sciences Center. Beyond her professional life, Allison spends her time taking in Ottawa’s beautiful nature and practicing Spanish with her Dominican rescue dog, Linda the Spotted Chihuahua.
Melanie Robarts received her Masters in Counselling from Athabasca University. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO). She provides insightful evidence-based professional psychotherapy to individuals struggling with physical conditions both acute and chronic and how it relates to their mental health for over 10 years. In addition she has experience with youth and adults who struggle with self-harm, depression, anger, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. These struggles include but not limited to anxiety, depression, trauma and other significant mental health challenges.