Dr. O’Connor, a Toronto psychologist, offers psychological assessments and testing services, including school neuropsychological assessments, to children, adolescents and young adults in Toronto and the surrounding area. In office assessments are also offered at her Barrie office to clients in Simcoe County and York Region. Her psychological assessments assess a range of psychological issues and concerns that present in children, adolescents and young adults. These include learning problems, academic issues and trauma related concerns, as well as social, emotional and behavioral problems. Her services increase understanding of adolescent or child problems, or concerns in a young adult and lead to evidence based interventions to help promote positive outcomes in young people.
When you work with Dr. O’Connor you have access to the expertise and advice of an experienced professional. Dr. O'Connor has over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents, young adults and their families, and the helping professionals who work with them.
Dr. O'Connor, a licensed psychologist, provides psychological assessments and school neuropsycholoical assessments to increase understanding of the psychological problems that can present in a young person, and how to help. Through her work as a psychologist she helps parents and young people move beyond the problem and what’s wrong. She explores "what’s working” and the strengths and positives that are also frequently there. She encourages parents and helping professionals to harness the positives and “what works” and to use these to develop evidence based interventions to help address child and adolescent problems, or those that present in a young person.
Dr. O'Connor encourages the enhancement of healthier coping strategies in young people and increased psychological well-being and competence. Her services help promote positive outcomes in the children, adolescents and young people you care about and work with.
Dr. O'Connor, a Toronto psychologist, has extensive experience working with young people and their families. She has the expertise and training to help you, help the young people you care about and work with. Through her professional career as a licensed psychologist, she has worked with thousands of children, their families and the professionals who work with them. She offers evidence based interventions to help with the psychological concerns that present in a young person. Her services are tailored to the young person's individual needs and concerns.
In addition, through her training in school neuropsychology, Dr. O'Connor integrates an understanding of the neurobiological basis of the learning, emotional, social and behavior concerns that present in a young person.
Within this neurobiological context Dr. O'Connor also incorporates attachment and/or trauma concerns when these are at issue for a child or adolescent.
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Dr. O'Connor runs her practice, in Toronto (Yonge & St.Clair).
She also offers Psychological Assessment and Testing Services at her
office in Barrie to clients in the Simcoe County and York Region areas.
She provides assessment and testing services through the Lingyu International Psychology Centre.
Dr. O'Connor is the author of I Can Be Me-A Helping Book for Children from Troubled Families. This book includes a special focus on children of addicted family members. It is currently being updated to reflect the recent literature on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).