Victoria Chan, M.A., Ph.D. Candidate

Victoria Chan, M.A., Ph.D. Candidate

Victoria is in the final stages of her Ph.D. in Clinical-Developmental Psychology under the supervision of Dr. Jonathan Weiss at York University, while also earning a graduate diploma in Health Psychology. She completed her residency at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, and gained further training through placements at Markham Stouffville Hospital, York Catholic District School Board, and private practice settings. Victoria has received numerous awards and scholarships including the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, Sammy Graduate Scholarship in Autism Research, and Ontario Graduate Scholarship. She regularly presents at research conferences and has published several peer-reviewed journal articles. Her Masters and doctoral research focused on the emotion regulation and mental health of autistic children and their families.  

Victoria provides evidence-based therapy for children, youth, and parents to meet the needs of youth with a range of presenting problems (e.g., anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, depression, emotion dysregulation). Using a strengths-based, client- and family-centered approach, she uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She also has extensive experience working with youth who have neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., autism, intellectual disability, learning disability, ADHD), and those with chronic medical conditions (e.g., neuromuscular conditions, diabetes, persistent pain).

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