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Dr. Andrea Kilgour
Andrea Kilgour graduated with a doctorate degree, at the top of her class, from Queen’s University in 2003. Throughout her clinical psychology education and training, she focused on Neuropsychology and completed the accredited residency program at the Ottawa Hospital. After graduation, she moved to Winnipeg, MB, where she took up a joint appointment with the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, as an assistant professor / clinical academic. Her work continued to focus on Neuropsychological Assessment with a wide variety of patients, but primarily those for whom neurosurgery was being considered. In addition to clinical work, she has published and presented over 80 peer- reviewed papers, conference presentations, and invited addresses. She has received a number of research grants and has served as a reviewer for scientific journals, as well as grant-funding research councils. In 2014, Dr. Kilgour moved to Alberta, where she has continued to practice in both the public and private sectors.
Throughout her career, she has completed assessments for the purposes of clinical care, insurance, personal injury, documentation of intellectual disability, dementia queries, and sport concussion and return-to-play issues.
Her professional goal is to provide timely, high-quality neuropsychological services to individuals and assist in promoting understanding of the intimate relationship among cognitive, mental, and physical health.
Dr. Virginia Newton
Virginia Dr. Newton is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in neuropsychiatric disorders. She obtained a doctorate in Psychology with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology from Fielding Graduate University. She has held academic positions at the University of North Carolina and the University of Alberta, and served as a Psychology Consultant for the Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta before moving into full-time independent practice. She has more than ten years of experience in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, often working with individuals who have complex clinical presentations.
Dr. Newton is currently licensed to practice as a Psychologist in Alberta and Northwest Territories. She conducts neuropsychological, psychological, and psychoeducational assessments and provides clinical consultations, cognitive rehabilitation services, and neuropsychological counselling.
Dr. Mollie Schodorf
Dr. Mollie Schodorf obtained her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology in 2004. She completed a postdoctoral residency in pain management and health psychology at the Midwest Regional Pain Center (MRPC) in Bloomington, Illinois, and specialized in the psychological treatment of chronic pain at MRPC until relocating to Canada in 2009. Her areas of focus include health psychology, pain management, headache, chronic illness, trauma, and general life transitions that can affect physical health. She uses an integrative therapeutic approach, including cognitive-behavioral therapy and biofeedback, to best suit the needs of her clients. Dr. Schodorf believes in creating a warm and collaborative environment so that her clients feel the most comfortable in taking the steps toward change.Phone: 403.697.6586 Fax: 403.699.2908 Website: newtonneuropsych.com Email: email@example.com
Dr. Cameron Clark
Cameron M. Clark Ph.D., R.Psych. obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Calgary in 2017, following a pre-doctoral residency at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto. His research focused on augmenting human intelligence via working memory training, including neuroimaging investigations of the potential mechanisms involved. After completing his Ph.D., he returned to Calgary to complete a research-based post-doctoral fellowship at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute / Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary focused on the cognitive and brain health benefits of aerobic exercise. He has been practicing clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology since 2018, and has experience in a variety of clinical settings with specialties in psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, neurorehabilitation, as well as both individual and group-based memory intervention.Phone: 403.816.9525 Website: sharpthinking.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Aziz Razavi
Aziz Razavi is a Registered Provisional Psychologist who holds extensive training and experience treating ADHD, Anxiety-Related Disorders and Phobias, Borderline Personality Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Depression and Mood Disorders, Somatic Symptom Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and PTSD. Prior to obtaining his Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology from Walden University in 2019, Mr. Razavi was driven by a passion to help people with mental illness. As such, he pursued his Bachelor’s in Social Work at the University of Calgary. This education enabled Mr. Razavi to appreciate the intersectional barriers that contribute to poor treatment outcomes. Fueled by the systemic challenges to accessing mental health services, he sought comprehensive training and experience in suicide prevention and crisis management through his service at the Calgary Distress Centre.
Aiming to expand his scope of competence, Mr. Razavi completed his psychology internship at Millard Health, where he provided psychological treatment to patients with emotional distress, trauma, and pain associated with work-related injuries. Mr. Razavi eventually graduated at the top of his class, and has been inducted into Psi Chi -- The International Honor Society in Psychology
Valuing evidence-based practice and desiring to help others, he is trained in utilizing empirically supported treatment methods, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and EMDR. His practice aims to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of treatment by implementing tailored outcome measures to monitor the patient’s progress in treatment. Along with psychological treatment, Mr. Razavi believes in equipping patients with a deepened understanding of their mental health. As such, he conducts thorough Mental Health and ADHD Assessments, highlighting the patient’s emotional, behavioral, and cognitive functioning. His interests include expanding his scope of practice to incorporate Intellectual, Cognitive, and Psychoeducational Assessments.