Dr. Glen Davies, R. Psych.
Director of ABLE Developmental Clinic, Inc.
Dr. Glen Davies is a Registered Psychologist and Director of ABLE Developmental Clinic as well as the Co-Director of Autism Integrated Medical Services (AIMS). Specializing in clinical child psychology, he provides assessment, counselling and consulting services for a broad range of child, youth, and family difficulties. To read more click here.
Dr. Todd Mason, R. Psych.
Dr. Todd Mason is a Registered Psychologist with a specialization in clinical child psychology. He provides cognitive-behavioural therapy, parent behaviour training, family therapy, and consultation to parents and schools. He is a professional advisor to the Learning Disabilities Association of BC.
Dr. Mark Bailey, R. Psych.
Dr. Mark Bailey is a Registered Psychologist specializing in clinical neuropsychology. He has trained and worked in the Psychology Department at BC’s Children’s Hospital. He is a professional advisor to Choice School for Gifted Children and a Clinical Associate of the Simon Fraser University Clinical Psychology Centre. He specializes in assessing and developing treatments plans for children and adults whose difficulties may have a neurological basis.
Dr. Rick Miners, R. Psych.
Rick is a Registered Psychologist licensed to practice in British Columbia. He is working in private practice as an associate with ABLE, located in Surrey. At ABLE, he specializes in the assessment and treatment of youth and young adults experiencing attention, behaviour, learning and emotional problems. Rick also provides family therapy and is active as a consultant to the French Education Authority of British Columbia, providing psychoeducational assessments for children with learning disabilities.
Rick’s academic qualifications include a B.C in psychology and a M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Concordia University (Montreal). As a student he was the recipient of several fellowships, including awards from the Quebec Council for Social Research and the Fund of Researcher Training and Research Assistance. He has participated in research on parenting styles and pre-adolescent emotional well-being, development and social functioning. He has conducted research and is particularly interested in the emerging field of “mindfulness” — an approach to moment-to-moment experience found to reduce stress, regulate emotion and foster more effective interpersonal functioning.
In his work with organizations, Rick has assessed and coached executives and given presentation on a variety of mental health topics. He has lectured at the university level, co-authored a book chapter on social development, and is a former structural engineer who performed analysis and assured quality control.
Simon Bazett, R. Psych
Simon Bazett is a Registered and Practicing School Psychologist who specializes in the assessment and program planning for children and adolescents with intellectual, learning, behavioral and emotional challenges as well as training and experience in the assessment of gifted/high ability students.
Dr. Sophia Sandhu, R. Psych.
Sophia Sandhu is a registered psychologist specializing in child and youth clinical psychology. She obtained her doctoral training at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. She has extensive experience working with children and youth with an autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, including diagnostic and treatment services. Dr. Sandhu provides evidence-based assessment and treatment for a variety of developmental, learning, behavioural, and emotional difficulties. She has also worked in a primary care medical setting, providing consultation services to parents with concerns related to behavioural and emotional functioning. Her approach to assessment and treatment involves a collaborative relationship with parents and children to ensure the family’s goals are being met.
Dr. Claire Winson-Jones, R. Psych.
Claire Winson-Jones is a registered psychologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Her focus is on the rights of clients and families and their needs to take a strength-based approach in treatment. Psychological assessments focus on the integration of personality, cognitive abilities, and vocational interests allowing young adults to achieve their education and career aspirations. Diagnostic assessment also include autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and specific learning disorders. Claire has worked with diverse populations including individuals diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria, individuals with history of trauma, and individuals with high risk behaviors. Her focus includes treatment for a variety of psychological conditions including anxiety, depression, intellectual disabilities, ASD and a variety of behavioral disorders. Intervention approaches are informed by both the evidence-based literature and the client’s personal characteristics to include relational therapies, cognitive behavioral therapies, mindfulness and social skill development.
Shauna Loewen-Schmidt, M.A.
Shauna completed a Master of Arts degree in School Psychology at Fresno Pacific University, California. Over the past 18 years she has practiced as a school psychologist in California, New Jersey and Virginia and currently works for a lower mainland school district. Shauna was a member of the regional autism assessment team in Virginia and the district evaluator for autism spectrum disorders. Shauna also specializes in assessment and diagnostic services for children and adolescents with developmental, learning, attention, and behavioural difficulties as well as evaluating for giftedness and high abilities. She has worked closely with school based teams to identify at-risk students, provide targeted interventions, monitor progress, and support families in navigating the complexities of the school system.
Dr. Suresh Rajendran
Suresh obtained his doctorate in educational psychology from the United States. He has nearly seven years of experience in delivering psychotherapy for mental health conditions such as anxiety, OCD, trauma and challenging behaviors like impulsivity, aggression, defiance, school refusal and overuse of screen/video games. He provides assessments and practical recommendations for children and adolescents who are experiencing learning and behavior difficulties at school and home. Before moving with his family to BC in 2015, Suresh held various clinical positions for one of the largest mental health service provider (Behavioral Health Network Inc.) in Massachusetts for seven years. Suresh uses integrated evidence-based psychotherapy models to tailor treatment for individual needs.
Dr. Gelareh Karimiha, R. Psych.
Dr. Gelareh Karimiha is a Registered Psychologist specializing in child and adolescent clinical psychology. She provides assessment and therapy for children and youth who are struggling with a range of anxiety disorders (e.g., obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), social anxiety, generalized worry, school refusal etc.) as well as depression and behavioural disorders. She also provides ADHD – and psychoeducational assessments. Gelareh has experience with a number of evidence-based approaches to treatment including cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, interpersonal therapy and behavioural parent training. She has also co-facilitated a number of groups, including groups for children and teens with anxiety, groups for parents of children with OCD and a psychoeducational group for youth with somatization.