Psychologists

Dr. Glen Davies, R. Psych.

Director of ABLE Developmental Clinic, Inc. 

Dr. Glen Davies is a Registered Psychologist and Director of ABLE Developmental Clinic.  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.

Susan Matthews, R. Psych.

Susan Matthews is a Registered Psychologist who specializes in the assessment of and treatment for children and youth.  She has extensive training in assessment for learning disabilities, giftedness and high ability assessment, assessment of autism, along with the assessment of attention deficit disorders.  She has a particular interest in Cognitive Behavioural Therapeutic approaches for anxiety in children and youth.  Prior to beginning private practice in 2007, she was employed as a District Psychologist for two large school boards in the Vancouver area.  Susan continues to offer collaboration with school teams.   She is a field supervisor for graduate students in School Psychology.

Dr. Kristen McFee, R. Psych.

Dr. Kristen McFee obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Developmental Psychology at York University. She provides evidence-based (scientifically proven) treatments for children and youth with anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), attention and behavioural challenges, and repetitive behaviours (e.g., tics, hair pulling). Approaches to treatment include cognitive-behavioural therapies (CBT), parent training, collaborative problem solving, habit reversal, and comprehensive behavioural intervention for tics (CBIT). Dr. McFee has worked in the field of autism and developmental disabilities for over 15 years. She is passionate about the assessment and treatment of mental health within the context of autism. She is the program lead and supervisor of the 'Facing Your Fears' anxiety group for children and youth with autism at ABLE clinic. Dr. McFee's overarching goal is to help families better understand their child's unique strengths and needs, and to develop practical strategies that will support continued child development, family life, and community inclusion.

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 to treatment.  Psychological assessments focus on the integration of personality, cognitive abilities, and vocational interests allowing young adults to achieve their education and career aspirations.  The diagnostic assessment also includes autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and specific learning disorders. Claire has worked with diverse populations including individuals diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria, individuals with a history of trauma, and individuals with high-risk behaviours.  Her focus includes treatment for a variety of psychological conditions including anxiety, depression, intellectual disabilities, ASD  and a variety of behavioural disorders.  Intervention approaches are informed by both the evidence-based literature and the client’s personal characteristics to include relational therapies, cognitive behavioural therapies, mindfulness and social skill development.

Dr. Erin Moon, R. Psych.

Dr. Erin Moon completed her doctoral training at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS). She is a Registered Psychologist specializing in child and youth clinical psychology. Dr. Moon provides evidence-based assessment and therapy for children and youth with anxiety, depression, and behavioural challenges. She has expertise in helping young people cope with a wide range of medical conditions and has a particular interest in the management of pediatric pain. Dr. Moon provides cognitive-behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing, behavioural parent training, and consultation to schools and healthcare professionals. She takes a family-centered approach, which involves working with parents to understand their child’s unique strengths and challenges and helping families reach their goals.

Dr. Leslie Blake, R. Psych.

Leslie Blake is a registered psychologist who has worked in the helping professions for over 30 years. She began her career as a critical care nurse, working for a decade in several large teaching hospitals. Leslie holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing; a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology; and a Master of Arts and PhD in Clinical Psychology.

Leslie‘s clinical experience encompasses a wide range of clinical settings with diverse client populations, including counselling students at UBC-Counselling Services; assessment and counselling of young adults diagnosed with Gender Dysphoria, and psycho-vocational and rehabilitation assessment and counselling of individuals with trauma and chronic pain.

At the ABLE Clinic, Leslie’s focus is on providing evidence-based psychological assessment of adolescents and young adults. Her diagnostic psycho- educational assessments integrate an understanding of her client’s unique personality, their cognitive and academic strengths and challenges, and their education and vocational goals. Leslie’s volunteer activities center around supporting and empowering youth. She has been a volunteer counsellor and educator for AIDS Vancouver Island and the Crisis Centre of Greater Vancouver. Leslie has been a volunteer Board member of Adam’s Apples Foundation, a non-profit foundation supporting youth mental health, since 2015.

Jessica Moore, MA

Jessica completed her Master of Arts at UBC and received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Behavior Science from McGill. Trained in School Psychology,  she specializes in assessment, intervention and program planning for children and adolescents experiencing learning, attention and behavioural difficulties.

Leslie Zanette, M.Psy, RCC

Leslie Zanette is a Masters-level clinician currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Adler University. She has experience in various clinical settings, including: private practice, community organizations, and correctional, inpatient and outpatient settings. Leslie has worked as part of multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to providing recommendations and treatment plans to support individuals with their behavioural and academic needs. She has experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ranging across the lifespan.

Leslie is supervised by Dr. Glen Davies, R. Psych.  All of the assessment reports will be read by Dr. Davies.  For extended health purposes, Dr. Davies name and CPBC # will be indicated on all receipts.  Please contact your extended health provider to confirm that they will reimburse psychological services for a supervised practice.

Alessia Lista, M.Psy, RCC

Alessia Lista is registered with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors and holds a master’s degree in psychology. She is currently completing her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Adler University. Alessia has extensive experience providing psychoeducational assessments and therapy to individuals of all ages with emotional, behavioural, and developmental needs. She has conducted psychoeducational assessments in both English and French in a variety of settings, including private practice, community support centers, and schools. Alessia’s therapeutic approach is open and non-judgmental. She uses a number of evidence-based interventions that are flexible and tailored to her clients’ individual needs. Alessia is trained in multiple treatment modalities including, cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavioural therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), psychodynamic therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches.


For the other disciplines at the West Vancouver Clinic, please click the buttons below: 

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