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The Ottawa Hospital
General Campus
501 Smyth Road, Suite 7300
Ottawa, ON  K1H 8L6

Dr. Amanda Pontefract, C.Psych.
Profession Leader

Dr. Rozen Alex, C.Psych

Interim Professional Practice Coordinator, Training

Administrative inquiries: Gloria Davis 613-737-8899 ext. 71490

Inpatient Consultation Services

Acute Care Inpatient Neuropsychology Service

  • Dr. Lori Della Malva, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Octavio Santos, C.Psych
  • Dr. Lisa Walker, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Faisal Al-Yawer, C.Psych. (Supervised Practice)

Psychological Consultation Services for Inpatients (PCSI)

  • Dr. Lucia Farinon, C.Psych.

Administrative inquiries: Sylvie Lavoie 613-737-8039

Bariatric Surgery, Weight Management Clinic

  • Dana Dupuis
  • Daniella Sandre, C. Psych.

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit – EMU (Neuropsychology)

  • Dr. Faisal Al-Yawer, C. Psych. (Supervised Practice)
  • Dr. Aziza Byron-Alhassan, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Bryce Mulligan, C.Psych.


  • Chantal Plourde

Mental Health Program

  • On Track: The Champlain First Episode Psychosis Program
    Dr. Mary Marquardt, C.Psych. (Neuropsychology)
  • Regional Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders
    Dr. Natasha Demidenko, C.Psych.
    Dr. Christina Tomei, C.Psych.

Ontario Workers Network (OWN)

  • Dr. Justine Joseph, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Maria Tsiakas, C.Psych. (Neuropsychology)


  • Rachelle Humes

Pain Clinic

  • Dr. Patricia Poulin, C.Psych.
  • Stefanie Ciszewski, Ph.D.

Psychosocial Oncology

  • Dr. Cheryl Harris, C.Psych.

Rehabilitation Centre

Rehabilitation Psychology

  • Dr. Christine Boisvert, C.Psych.
  • Stefanie Ciszewski, Ph.D.
  • Dr. Katie Herdman, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Monique Lefebvre, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Bryce Mulligan, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Ivan Valdivia, C. Psych.


  • Julia Belloni


  • Dr. Nesrine Awad Shimoon, C.Psych. (Robin Easey Centre)
  • Dr. Aziza Byron-Alhassan, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Steve Joncas, C.Psych. (Behavioural Rehabilitation Service)
  • Dr. Laura Rees, C.Psych.

Administrative inquiries: Lyne Thibodeau  613-737-7350 ext. 75317

University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre

  • Dr. Rozen Alex, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Georden Jones, C.Psych.
  • Dr. Heather Tulloch, C.Psych.

Viral Hepatitis Program, Infectious Disease

  • Dr. Robi Wirove, C.Psych.

Psychology residents 2021-2022

  • Sara Pishdadian
  • Megan Cowie
  • Chelsea Moran
  • Vasilios Pallikaras

Last updated on: October 11th, 2022