Dr. Vanessa Huyder

Vanier Children's Mental Wellness


871 Trafalgar Street
London, ON N5Z 1E6
Telephone: (519) 433-3101, ext. 103
Email: vhuyder@vanier.com

Clinical interests: My clinical interests include working with children and adolescents presenting with developmental/complex trauma, developmental disabilities, neurodevelopmental disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, impulse-control disorders, and behaviour difficulties. I am registered to practice in the areas of Clinical, School and Counselling Psychology with the following client populations: children, adolescents and adults. I primarily follow a cognitive-behavioural therapy approach that integrates third-wave approaches (i.e., mindfulness and acceptance and commitment) as appropriate. I also integrate knowledge of attachment theory in assessment and intervention.

Topics for workshops, seminars: Providing CBT to children/adolescents; Conducting comprehensive psychological assessments with children/adolescents to query intellectual disability; learning disability; autism spectrum disorder

Type of clinical practica: Initial Assessment, Initial Intervention, Advanced Assessment, Advanced Intervention

Types of clients: Adolescent, Adult, Child

Modality: Individual

Theoretical orientation: ACT/Mindfulness; Behavioural; Cognitive; Cognitive Behaviour

Types of client problems: Neurodevelopmental Disorders (e.g. Communication, Autism Spectrum, ADHD Disorders, etc.); Depressive Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders; Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders; Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders

Type of supervision you can provide: Co-therapy/Co-Interview; Observe student live; Review audiotape with student; Review video with student; Student describes case to you

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Clinical mentor (formerly clinical contact person): Not Available

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Available to supervise: No


Last updated: November 3, 2020