Dr. Tamara Kornacki, C.Psych (Supervised Practice)

Psychologist

Dr. Kornacki offers psychological services to children, adolescents and families. She works with clients who are struggling with a variety of problems, related to anxiety and mood, learning, behaviour, attention, development, social skills, parenting and adjustment to stressful situations. She provides therapy, assessment and consultation services (in English).

Dr. Tamara Kornacki strives to create a therapeutic environment built on safety and trust, where clients can be open about their thoughts and emotions and learn new ways to cope with their challenges. She works collaboratively with clients to develop an evidenced-based treatment plan that is tailored to their individual strengths and needs. Her therapeutic approach is integrative and primarily influenced bycognitive behavioral, attachment, and systems theories. She has a creative and thoughtful style that helps make therapy a fun and meaningful experience. Dr. Kornacki warmly welcomes clients from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, gender identities, and sexual orientations. She also strongly values neurodiversity and tries to help clients discover how their differences can become their super powers.

Dr. Tamara Kornacki received her M.A. and Ph.D in School and Child Clinical Psychology at the University of Toronto. She is a registered Psychologist in supervised practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Her work is currently under supervision of Dr. Julie Desjardins, C.Psych. In addition to private practise, she also works part-time as a consultant for the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and families in various clinical, school, and hospital settings including, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and The Hincks Dellcrest-Centre. Dr. Kornacki is also active in research at the University of Toronto aimed to address issues of inequity in education.