Child & Adolescent Clinical Therapist
Seline Yegendorf received her Masters degree in Applied Psychology (Educational Psychology Division) from the University of Toronto and has extensive experience working with children and adolescents in many different settings. For nine years she worked at Surrey Plan Centre in Toronto as a clinical therapist with developmentally delayed children and their families. There she provided behavioural and family assessments, family counselling and evaluations of academic and community needs. As well, she implemented behaviour management and parent training programs. In addition, Ms. Yegendorf also received training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, play therapy, individual counselling and family therapy techniques, as well as working as a co-therapist for families in private practice.
In 1988, Ms. Yegendorf relocated to Ottawa and worked at the Psychology Department of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She participated in developing and implementing a pilot study involving a parent-training program for children with epilepsy. She was also responsible for the evaluation of treatment effectiveness. Ms. Yegendorf subsequently joined Pulvermacher, Stevens Inc. and specialised in child assessments for learning disabilities and ADHD/ADD. As well, she provided counselling for children and adolescents, conducting parent training and children’s social skills groups.
In June 1996, Ms. Yegendorf became an associate child and adolescent clinical therapist with Goldstein, Moncion, Greenbaum & Associates.
Ms. Yegendorf is passionate about working with and helping children and adolescents and their families using evidence based interventions tailored to clients needs and strengths. She draws on a number of approaches including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Play Therapy, Attachment-based approach and family therapy and Behaviour Management.