Dr. Burnside provides psychological services (i.e., assessment and treatment) to children and adolescents in both French and English. She provides psychotherapy to individuals presenting with mood and anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), emotion dysregulation, eating disorders, and chronic pain. She also provides parent training to parents of children with anxiety and/or who present with behavioural difficulties. Dr. Burnside also psycho-educational and diagnostic assessments, including for specific learning disorders, ADHD, intellectual disability, and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Dr. Burnside uses a variety of evidence-based treatments, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). She uses these in an integrative approach so as to tailor her intervention to each individual. Further, she uses a collaborative approach to identify individuals’ goals and needs.
Dr. Burnside is currently registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and with l’Ordre des psychologues du Québec. Dr. Burnside completed her Ph.D. in psychology at Concordia University (Research and Clinical Training). She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) with rotations in Outpatient Mental Health, Children’s Treatment Centre, Neuropsychology, Oncology, and Family Therapy. She also worked at CHEO in the chronic pain program and with individuals living with chronic illnesses. Her clinical training profile also includes work with individuals presenting with eating disorders and with developmental disorders, including ASD.