Sabrina Schmiedel provides bilingual psychological services (i.e., assessment and treatment) to children, adolescents, and families. Her areas of practice include anxiety and mood disorders, emotional dysregulation, attention and behavioural difficulties, parenting challenges and peer/family relationships. Sabrina also conducts psychodiagnostic assessments.
Sabrina uses an integrative approach, incorporating cognitive-behavioral, emotion-focused, dialectical and family therapy elements. She values collaboratively identifying the best empirically supported approach for each client, notably by integrating their unique circumstances, needs, and goals. Sabrina has a warm and compassionate style and strives to establish a safe, authentic and trusting relationships with each of her clients.
Sabrina has completed training in a variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, private practice and community mental health settings. Following 6 years of doctoral training at the University of Ottawa, she just completed her internship in clinical psychology at CAFCO and continues to provide services under the supervision of Dr. Julie Desjardins. She is also currently finishing her doctoral dissertation after which she will pursue licensure to become an accredited clinical psychologist.