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What to expect
You might feel nervous when consulting with a psychologist or therapist for the first time. That’s completely normal (we get it!). The minute you step into our office, we ensure that you feel comfortable, and at ease, as we walk you through each step of the process and answer your questions.
Although the process might be different depending on the type of consultation, you can expect professionalism, friendliness and empathy. Your goals are the priority, and we’ll always do whatever we can to help you reach them.
How we help
You train your body, so train your mind. Achieve your potential through our performance enhancement coaching. Learn proven mental skills to help you make the most of your physical training.
Understand your learning strengths and weaknesses. Identify challenges, like ADHD or learning disabilities. Discover ways to learn more efficiently and achieve your potential.
Unsure about what you’d like to study at college or university? Finally get into the post-secondary program of your dreams and it’s not what you thought it would be? Feeling stuck in your current job and looking for a career change? Our unique Compass Rose career assessment can help to identify an academic and career path in line with your aptitude, learning skills, personality, and interests. This assessment is suitable for senior high school students wanting to plan for post-secondary school, post-secondary students trying to decide on a program and future career, and adults seeking a career change. Don’t leave your future to chance! Get the key information you need to make an informed decision about your future and to map out your personalized path to success.
Counselling & Therapy
We work to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression and improve problem areas like sleep, self-esteem, assertiveness and more. Our approach is largely based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, and Attachment Theory.
Meet the team
Dr. Lindsey Forbes, C. Psych
I take a strengths-based, compassionate approach to my work with clients and am passionate about helping others to better understand who they really are, what they really need, and to ultimately live their best life, whatever that might look like. In the practice, I provide sport psychology services to athletes and teams to optimize performance, evidence-based programs to enhance health and support lifestyle change, as well as mindfulness-based interventions for stress reduction, eating, and physical activity. I also offer educational and career assessments for clients of all ages to help them gain insight into their strengths and needs, and a clearer path toward their optimal performance.
Stephanie Nevill, M.A., C. Psych. Assoc.
I am a Registered Psychological Associate (CPO #5260) providing counselling/therapy and educational assessments within the practice. I aim to make clients feel as comfortable and as safe as possible so that your work together is as effective as possible. I know the scariest step is often the first one you make to reach out for help. After that, you can exhale (at least a little bit), because you will have made a healthy choice in asking for support - and that’s a huge step!
Sarah Ouellette, M. Sc., C.Psych.Assoc.
I provide therapy and assessment services in the practice and am a registered Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO; Reg.#7166). I provide educational assessments and therapy for teens and adults. I hold a M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology from Western University and completed all coursework and clinical training toward my PhD. I have worked in the practice since 2015.
Kayla Sapardanis, M.A., C.Psych.Associate
I received my Master of Counselling Psychology degree from Western University in 2017. I am registered as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO #7275) and provide counselling and assessment services for children, teens, and adults.
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Sarah Stanley, MA., CCC., Registered Psychotherapist (RP)
Sarah obtained her M.A. in Counselling Psychology from Western University in 2017. She is registered with the College of Psychotherapist of Ontario (CRPO) as a Registered Psychotherapist (RP; #006381) and holds the title of Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC; #10000877) through the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).
In the practice, Sarah provides therapy services to children, youth, and families.
Outside of the practice, Sarah is employed by the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) as a School Support Counsellor, where she provides counselling to elementary students.
Noam Binnoon-Erez, M.A. , School & Clinical Child Psychology
Noam received her Master’s degree in School and Clinical Child Psychology from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. She is in the process of completing her clinical training to become registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) as a Psychological Associate. Under Dr. Forbes’ supervision, Noam provides assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults.
In addition to her work at the practice, Noam works for the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) in the Psychological Services department, where she conducts psycho-educational assessments, provides counselling, and offers consultation services to school teams.
Dr. Addy Dunkley-Smith, PsyD, CPsych (Supervised Practice)
I have a passion for supporting others to develop and deepen self-knowledge, self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-confidence to achieve their best in sport, education, work and life. In my work at Dr Forbes and Associates, I am particularly interested in supporting young people and their families, and athletes of all ages. I represented Australia in Rowing for many years, and know first hand the highs and lows of sport and the importance of effective mental strategies to support performance. I obtained my Doctorate (PsyD) through Deakin University in Australia and am working under Dr Forbes’ supervision to complete the process to become registered as a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO; #10006540). In the practice, I provide therapy for children and teens, and sport psychology services for athletes of all ages.
Mary Ritchie, MSc., PhD Candidate
I am a PhD candidate in the Clinical Psychology program at Western University. As part of my training, I completed an assessment practicum placement with Dr. Forbes & Associates in the summer of 2021 and stayed on to work part-time as a psychometrist to further enhance my assessment skills. I provide career and psychoeducational assessments in the practice under the supervision of Dr. Forbes.
Events & Talks
Are you struggling with stress, anxiety, and low mood? Would you like to learn more about the mental health and brain benefits of exercise? Do you want to begin using physical activity to relieve stress…Read more →
Emotional Wellness Group
Do you sometimes feel that your stress, anxiety, or anger takes over? Do you feel controlled by your thoughts and emotions? Would you like to learn ways to reduce your emotional distress and better manage stress and…Read more →
Health & Wellness Expo
We’re excited to be part of the upcoming Health and Wellness Expo at Budweiser Gardens on January 12, 2020 from 10am-5pm. The expo will to bring together local health and wellness professionals to share ideas, techniques…Read more →
Train Smart, Race Smart: Sport Psychology Workshop for Runners
As a runner, you spend countless hours pounding the pavement, logging your km’s, buying the best gear, and giving your body the right fuel, but have you trained your mind? Runners at all levels can…Read more →
Race Smart: Sport Psychology Tips for your Best Race
You’ve charted every long run, hard workout, and recovery effort for the past 10-16 weeks to prepare for your upcoming race. But have you trained your mind? Now that your physical training is complete, your…Read more →
London Psyching Team
Invite us out to your next marathon or half-marathon! We are a group of psychologists and students in psychology and kinesiology who are on-site at the race to offer positive support and mental strategies to…Read more →