• Dr. Catherine Horvath, C.Psych.
    Dr. Catherine Horvath, C.Psych.

    Dr. Catherine Horvath is a registered psychologist with competencies in clinical work with children, adolescents, and families, as well as forensic work with adolescents.

    Dr. Horvath specializes in working with those struggling with disruptive behaviours, self-regulation, attachment, and sexual behaviour issues related to histories of adverse childhood experiences, complex developmental trauma, adoption related issues, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and involvement with the child welfare and/or criminal justice systems.

    Dr. Horvath has an especial interest in offering parenting interventions and family therapy whenever possible because parents are the most influential people in their children’s lives, and children and adolescents have a better chance of improvement if the whole family is supported.

    SPECIALIZED TRAINING: Attachment, Regulation, Competency framework (ARC) for complex trauma; Adoption and Permanency Curriculum for Child Welfare and Mental Health Professionals (ACT certified therapist); Somatic Experiencing (SE, Intermediate III); Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT); Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT); 3-5-7 ModelTM

  • Tiffany Peterson M.S.W., R.S.W.
    Tiffany Peterson M.S.W., R.S.W.

    Tiffany is a registered social worker with extensive experience working with diverse children, youth, and families in the child welfare, mental health, and youth criminal justice systems.

    Tiffany specializes in working with children and youth who have experienced developmental trauma, adverse childhood experiences and those involved in the child welfare system. Specifically, Tiffany has competencies working in the areas of attachment, disruptive behaviors, grief and loss.

    Tiffany embraces a strength-based approach that empowers children and families to work through complex issues impacting their overall mental health and well-being.

    SPECIALIZED TRAINING: Adoption and Permanency Curriculum for Child Welfare and Mental Health Professionals (ACT Certified Therapist); 3-5-7 ModelTM ; Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT); Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Collaborative Problem SolvingTM (CPS, Tier II Certified)

  • Dr. Andrea Librado, C. Psych. (Supervised Practice)
    Dr. Andrea Librado, C. Psych. (Supervised Practice)

    Dr. Andrea Librado is a clinical psychologist in supervised practice who works with children, youth and families. She has experience working with a variety of clients, including those with developmental/intellectual disabilities and those involved in the child welfare or criminal justice systems.

    Dr. Librado specializes in addressing difficulties like anxiety, depression, behavioural issues, emotion regulation, complex trauma and attachment issues. In her interventions, she aims to help clients understand themselves and the nature of their difficulties and support them to meet their goals.

    Dr. Librado has a special interest in being attentive to client strengths and cultural/diversity dynamics, as well as helping youth explore and develop their sense of identity.

    SPECIALIZED TRAINING: Attachment, Regulation, Competency (ARC) framework  for complex trauma; Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT); Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Behaviour Therapy

     

  • Dr. Rana Pishva, C. Psych. (Supervised Practice)
    Dr. Rana Pishva, C. Psych. (Supervised Practice)

    Dr. Rana Pishva is a clinical psychologist in supervised practice. She completed her Master’s and Doctoral degrees at Queen’s University in Kingston, and her clinical internship in Thunder Bay. She has a particular interest in the assessment and treatment of trauma-related and attachment disorders, parent capacity assessments, and forensic risk assessments with youth.

    Dr. Pishva has experience working with children and youth in child welfare, community mental health, and forensic settings. She aims to support clients to develop adaptive coping strategies, build self-efficacy and self-determination to reach their personal goals.

    Dr. Pishva is committed to providing research-informed clinical services, in a collaborative and kind therapeutic environment. She offers services in French and English.

    SPECIALIZED TRAINING: Dyadic Developmental Therapy (DDP-Level 1); Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Applied Suicide Skills Intervention Training (ASIST); Stein Hauer Guildelines for Assessing Parent Capacity (APC1).

STAFF & ADVISORS

  • Meredith Noble
    Meredith Noble

    Meredith has an associates degree in Business Marketing with a professional background in finance, risk management, and human resources. Meredith is passionate about helping children and youth and joined the OCFR to assist with the growth and development of the organization.  As the Centre Manager, she works closely with clinical staff to ensure clients receive timely, effective services.

    Please contact Meredith by phone at 613-714-0662 or email at meredith.noble@ocfr.ca to arrange an initial appointment or to schedule follow-up sessions.  She would be happy to assist you. Meredith’s office hours are Monday to Friday 8:30 am – 2:30 pm.

  • Dr. Guy Bourgon, C.Psych (Advisor)
    Dr. Guy Bourgon, C.Psych (Advisor)

    Dr. Bourgon is a registered psychologist with competency in both forensic and clinical psychology with adolescents and adults. Dr. Bourgon has over 25 years of experience providing consultation, assessment, and therapy to children, youth, and families involved in the child welfare and criminal justice systems related to delinquency, substance abuse and aggression, child protection issues, adoption, family finding, kinship, foster care, trauma, and attachment. He has widely published research related to working with youth involved in the criminal justice system. He is known for working closely with stakeholders and community-based service providers to ensure youth are provided with the highest possible quality of appropriate services.