Who does a psychologist see?

Clinical psychologists see individuals for assessment, therapy, and consultation.  People may seek the services of a psychologist for many different reasons, usually when something is interfering with their ability to function at full capacity.   People may seek a psychologist for an assessment or diagnostic information or for intervention.

The clinicians at Dr. Spere and Associates are trained to work with children and teens for both assessment and intervention.  Some of the concerns they have experience assessing and treating include:

– Anxiety

  • Phobias
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Panic
  • Social anxiety
  • School anxiety
  • Separation anxiety
  • Selective mutism
  • Generalized anxiety

– Depression

–  Behavioural difficulties

– Autism Spectrum Disorder

– Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

–  Peer and family relations

–  Stress

–  Anger Management

– Learning Disabilities