Christine is a sixth-year doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Ottawa. Her thesis examines the impact of a simulator training program on on-road driving behaviours for older adults.
Christine offers bilingual assessment and intervention services with children, adolescents, and families under the supervision of Dr. Marie-Pier Vandette. Her clinical training experiences include working with attentional and behavioural difficulties, mood and anxiety disorders, learning disorders as well as parenting challenges.
Christine has received training in a diversity of settings ranging from the Center of Psychological Services and Research (CPSR), the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB), Montfort Hospital, and the Children, Adolescent and Family Center of Ottawa (CAFCO). Christine’s approach to services is integrative and is based on systemic, cognitive behavioural and emotion-focused techniques. She strives to offer her clients services in a safe and compassionate therapeutic environment that is adapted to each client’s unique needs and strengths.
To take care of her mental health, Christine readily uses introspection to better understand her needs. She notably enjoys spending time with loved ones or with hobbies such as learning piano, reading novels, or doing crochet.