Kelly Weegar, B.A., Ph.D. Candidate (Intern)

Psychology

Kelly Weegar provides psychological services (i.e., assessment and treatment) to children, adolescents, and families coping with a wide range of mental health difficulties. Kelly’s areas of practice include depression, anxiety, trauma, attention and behavioural difficulties, learning problems, and parenting challenges. She also conducts psycho-educational and diagnostic assessments.

Kelly’s approach to services is collaborative, strength-focused, and integrative, incorporating cognitive-behavioural, systemic, and emotion-focused perspectives.  She strives to develop strong, nurturing, and genuine relationships with her clients, while providing evidence-based services to address goals that are tailored to clients’ unique strengths and needs.

Kelly has clinical experiences in a variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, and community-based mental health settings. She is currently completing her pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology at the Centre for Psychological Services and Research at the University of Ottawa. Kelly is also active in the research community and has particular interests in supporting the educational needs of children with trauma histories, as well as children in child welfare.