Dr. Laurel Cholmsky

Dr. Laurel CholmskyDr. Laurel Cholmsky, C.Psych.

Dr. Cholmsky is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She provides psychological assessments to children and adolescents to evaluate learning difficulties, ADHD, giftedness, PDD, developmental concerns, and behavioral and emotional issues. She also treats children and adolescents with a wide variety of challenges including anxiety, OCD, depression, low self-esteem, anger, interpersonal problems, chronic pain, selective mutism, and difficulty adjusting to life changes. She primarily uses a cognitive-behavioral framework and works collaboratively with children, their parents, and their schools to maximize each child’s potential.

Dr. Cholmsky received her doctorate in clinical psychology from McGill University. Her pre-doctoral internship was completed at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and her post-doctoral training was at the Center for Psychological Services, University of Virginia. Prior to returning to Canada, she was a licensed clinical psychologist in Virginia where she provided psychological services at the Center and in Albemarle County Public Schools. She also provided supervision and training to graduate students in the Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology at UVA.