Elizabeth St. John

Practicum Student, Clinical Psychology

Elizabeth is a fifth-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Ottawa. She currently provides both psychological assessments and intervention services to children, adolescents, and families under the supervision of a registered clinical psychologist. She strives to provide all her clients with a safe and non-judgmental space to share their concerns. Elizabeth believes in working collaboratively and tailoring her approach to each client.


Elizabeth has gained experience working with a diverse range of issues, including emotion regulation, parenting concerns, learning disorders, anxiety, depression, behavioural concerns, and complicated family dynamics. Before beginning her doctoral studies, Elizabeth worked as a psychotherapist at The Phoenix Centre for Children and Families and in private practice for several years. She has also completed placements at the Ottawa-Carlton District School Board, Centre for Change, the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Psychological Services and Research, and Crossroads Children’s Centre. Elizabeth’s current doctoral research explores the impact of sibling factors on children’s developing body image.