Psychotherapy and coaching services in-person and online


All of the psychologists at PsyMontreal are members of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec or doctoral students supervised by our Clinic Director. All of our team members offer the most scientifically validated types of psychotherapy and coaching, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

Please don’t hesitate to contact our Clinical Coordinator for assistance in choosing a psychologist.

Leanna J. Zozula, Ph.D.

Dr Leanna Zozula is a psychologist and Clinical Director of PsyMontreal. She was awarded her doctorate degree from McGill University and has trained and worked in several hospital/clinic settings in Montreal and the USA (New York). Dr. Zozula lectures about mental health topics to the public and healthcare professionals. Click here for a brief bio.

Jean-Marc Assaad, Ph.D.

Dr. Jean-Marc Assaad is a psychologist and the Director of Prevention & Training Services at PsyMontreal. He regularly provides conferences and trainings in Motivational Interviewing to various governmental agencies and private companies. Dr. Assaad obtained his doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from McGill University, where he also taught.

Jennifer Janzen, Ph.D

 Dr. Jennifer Janzen is a member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec and has extensive experience in helping people with a large breadth of difficulties including depression, generalized anxiety, panic attacks, relationship issues and substance abuse. In the field for over 7 years, Dr. Janzen has worked with many students at the McGill Counselling and Mental Health Center and has completed internships at the Jewish General Hospital and Montreal General Hospitals. Working together with Dr. Janzen, you will set acheivable goals and work towards them systematically.

Monique Lahoud, Psy. D.

Monique Lahoud, psychologist, studied at UQÀM in the cognitive-behavioural approach. During her training, she has worked both at the Mental Health University Institute of Montreal with people presenting various problems. Working with adults, adolescents, and couples, she uses several well-known cognitive-behavioural tools and strategies. Her main goal is to work with the client in order to explore and better understand psychological and physiological “mechanisms” of their problems for the purpose of having a better control over how they interpret and process information in their environment as a means to feel more in control over their lives.

Michelle Da Paz – Supervised Psychotherapy Stagiaire

Michelle is in the process of completing her master’s degree in Counselling Psychology at McGill University. She has experience working with adults suffering with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and interpersonal difficulties. She works collaboratively to provide a supportive environment which facilitates self-discovery and encourages change.

Ken Bruce, Ph.D.

Dr. Ken Bruce is a psychologist member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec. With over 15 years of experience, he has worked in hospital settings, academia and in private practice. He uses cognitive behavioral therapy and has a wide range of specialties such as eating disorders, anxiety, depression and mood disorders. Dr. Bruce received his Ph. D in clinical psychology from McGill University where he also taught for 12 years.

Dr Nora Kelner, neuropsychologist

Dr. Kelner has extensive experience working with young and older adults (18 years and older) who experience cognitive and functional complaints. Dr. Kelner has practiced professionally as a neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist for over 27 years. She completed her Ph. D. studies at McGill University and has worked in Montreal as a neuropsychologist as part of a medical team of specialists offering diagnostic and clinical services, supervising students, and collaborating with ongoing clinical trials for neurodegenerative diseases. She is a clinical and research consultant for clinical centers designing specific assessment batteries to evaluate a variety of cognitive complaints (ADHD, Dementia, traumatic brain injury). In her private practice, she has worked with physicians and other professionals in the community contributing to improve the understanding of their clients.
Dr. Kelner is a registered psychologist and certified neuropsychologist with l’Ordre des psychologues du Québec (OPQ). Languages. English – French – Spanish

Stephanie Rajabi, Supervised Psychotherapy Stagiaire

Stephanie is currently pursuing her graduate studies in Counseling Psychology at McGill University. She has worked with adult populations presenting with mood, anxiety, academic, and interpersonal difficulties. She strives towards understanding the client’s personal narrative and current context. With such, she hopes to best help the client reach their goals and foster self-exploration in a safe space.

Chantal Tougas, Ph. D.

Chantal Tougas, psychologist, obtained her doctorate from Université de Montréal and completed her internship at the Jewish General Hospital. She maintains an empathetic, respectful, and safe space to work in a collaborative manner with adults facing a variety of difficulties, such as anxiety, depression, chronic pain, and interpersonal difficulties. She offers services in English and in French.

Maria Mireault, M.Ps.

Maria Mireault obtained her degree in clinical psychology from Concordia University in Montreal. She has more than 15 years of experience providing psychotherapy services in public and private sectors. She uses a cognitive behavioural approach to help clients face their challenges and achieve their goals.

Sean Scanlan M.Ps

Sean Scanlan is a psychologist and completed his training at McGill University. He uses a primarily cognitive-behavioral approach and specializes in working with people who struggle with emotional or interpersonal problems, chronic pain or other chronic health issues. Sean’s objective is to provide a warm, accepting, and safe atmosphere in which difficulties can be explored in order to collaborate to find workable solutions and help individuals get back to living a meaningful life.

Amparo Garcia, M. Ps.

Psychologist Amparo Garcia has been a member of the Order of psychologists of Quebec since 1988. She has worked in mental health services both as a psychologist and senior clinical administrator. Her therapeutic interests are mostly in the area of cognitive behaviour therapy. She uses CBT to help clients dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, ADHD and eating disorders to name a few. She practices in French, English and Spanish.

Rowena Pillay, Psy.D

Rowena Pillay, psychologist, offers services in assessment and psychotherapy, using cognitive behavioural strategies. Her training in highly specialized clinics at the Jewish General hospital has allowed her to develop an expertise for anxiety disorders, mood disorders (depression, burn-outs), chronic pain, relationship difficulties and crisis situations. Rowena builds on a warm and collaborative approach to help you improve your quality of life.

Irina Iacob, psychotherapist

Irina Iacob is inspired by the human spirit and its potential. Her mission is to accompany individuals in their process of personal transformation, helping them reach their full potential and build a meaningful life. Irina is a member of the l’Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec and holds a psychotherapy license issued by the Order of psychologists of Quebec.

Régine Tardieu-Bertheau, Ph. D.

Trained in clinical psychology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium, Régine Tardieu Bertheau also holds a doctoral degree in research from the University of Montreal. She has been offering individual, couple and family therapy for the past 20 years. She is also an ethnotherapist at the Transcultural Pediatric Clinic of the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and lecturer at the University of Montreal. She practices in English, French and Créole.

Ariela Cohen, Psy.D

Ariela Cohen has completed her doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at the University of Montreal and is a member of the Order of Psychologist of Quebec. She has experience in treating a wide range of difficulties among adults, having completed her training in both private and highly specialized public clinics. She uses scientifically-based interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy while vying to establish a warm, inviting and collaborative therapeutic setting.

Elisabeth Fortin-Langelier, doctoral student in psychology

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in law and one in psychology, Elisabeth is pursuing her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Montreal. She works with young adults and adults, helping them overcome anxiety, phobias, stress and interpersonal difficulties by creating a warm and collaborative environment.

Catherine Hebert, doctoral student in psychology

Catherine obtained a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Ottawa and completed her internship at the SASS Counselling and Coaching Clinic at the same institution. Catherine is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology at McGill University Catherine works with adults presenting with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, life transition concerns and interpersonal difficulties, among many others.

Monique Riedel – Supervised Intern in Psychology

Monique is currently completing her master’s degree in Counselling Psychology at McGill University, where she provided therapy services at their Counselling and Psychoeducational Clinic. She emphasizes on understanding her clients’ personal values and life experiences in order to help them develop suitable strategies for creating more meaning, and less suffering, in their lives.

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