Sara-Emilie McIntee, B.A.
Sara-Emilie is a third-year doctoral student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa. Her dissertation focuses on the importance of clinician training to improve the mental health care experience of racialized individuals.
She provides bilingual assessment and intervention services to children and youth under the supervision of Dr. Marie-Pier Vandette and to adults under the supervision of Dr. Vanessa Tassé. Her training experience includes working with issues related to attention, learning, behaviour, anxiety, mood, and burnout.
Sara-Emilie has received training in a variety of settings including the Centre for Psychological Research and Services (CPRS), the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB), the COVID Frontline Wellness program and the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy program at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. Sara-Emilie’s service approach is integrative, using cognitive behavioural techniques and dialectical behavioural techniques.
In order to take care of her mental health, she practices self-reflection and self-compassion. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones, doing activities that stimulate her creativity, such as styling outfits or refurbishing furniture, and learning to use automation tools.