Dr. Tamara Kornacki

Therapist

Dr. Kornacki offers psychological services (English only) to children, adolescents, and families. She works with clients who are experiencing distress related to learning, anxiety, depression, trauma, disruptive behaviour, attachment, interpersonal difficulties, emotional self-regulation and adjustment to stressors. She also has extensive experience working with individuals presenting with neurodevelopmental disorders, including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, and Learning Disorder. She conducts comprehensive psychological assessments, including psychoeducational and psychodiagnostic assessments, aimed to help clients better understand their unique strengths and weaknesses. Dr. Kornacki also provides individual therapy, parent counseling, child-parent therapy and consultation services. She works with her clients to develop a treatment plan that is empirically based and tailored to their individual needs.

Dr. Kornacki’s sessions offer a comfortable environment where clients can feel safe enough to open about their thoughts and emotions and learn new ways to cope with their challenges. Her creative style makes it a fun and positive experience. Dr. Kornacki warmly welcomes clients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, gender identities, and sexual orientations. She strives to help her clients discover how their differences can become their super powers.

Dr. Kornacki received her M.A. and Ph.D in School and Child Clinical Psychology at the University of Toronto. In addition to private practise, she also works part-time as a consultant for the Ottawa Carleton District School Board. She has experience working with children, adolescents and families in various clinical, school, and hospital settings including, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, The Hincks Dellcrest-Centre, Oshawa Psychological and Counselling Services. She has received training in several psychotherapeutic approaches, including, Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioural, Solution-Focused, Strengths-based, Psychodynamic, and Attachment-based therapy. Dr. Kornacki’s work is currently under supervision of Dr. Julie Desjardins, C.Psych., while she is in the process of completing her registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.