Dr. Zhao received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University.  She provides psychodiagnostic assessment and individual and group treatment to adults and transitional aged youth.  She works with individuals who cope with a range of difficulties, such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive and related disorders, insomnia, bipolar disorders, trauma and stress-related disorders, and emotion regulation difficulties.  Her primary approach to therapy is cognitive behavioural therapy and she incorporates other evidence-based approaches, including mindfulness, acceptance and commitment, and dialectical behaviour therapies.  She is involved in the supervision of doctoral students in clinical psychology.  Dr. Zhao has a special interest in promoting cultural clinical psychology and respecting cultural issues in the delivery of mental health practice to diverse populations.  She provides clinical services in English and Mandarin. 

Contact: 613-820-9931 x230