Dr. Alison Welsted is a Clinical, Health, and Rehabilitation Psychologist who works with adults to provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health conditions, including depression and anxiety (generalized, social, health, panic, phobias), obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD, hoarding, body dysmorphia, hair-pulling, skin-picking), posttraumatic stress reactions (including PTSD), and personality-related issues. Dr. Welsted has particular interest in the areas of health promotion (e.g., exercise, sleep, smoking cessation, stress management, weight management) and women’s reproductive health concerns (e.g., infertility, menopause). Dr. Welsted’s primary approach is cognitive-behavioural with additional training and experience in third wave therapies (e.g., dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy). She works collaboratively with clients to understand their difficulties and to develop individualized treatment plans. Dr. Welsted also holds a position at The Ottawa Hospital, and she is a Clinical Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa.
Contact: 613-820-9931 x252