Dr. Andrew Moss B.A.(Hons), DClinPsy
Dr. Andrew Moss trained as a Clinical Psychologist in the U.K. He attained his Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology (B.A. Honours), at the University of Keele in 1995, and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), at the University of Wales, Bangor in 2001.
He was trained in the specialities of children and adolescents, adults, seniors, developmental disabilities and health psychology. Post qualification, Dr. Moss worked in the U.K.’s National Health Service for 8 years, developing his practice around adults with mental health difficulties and also individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
Dr. Moss draws from a range of theoretical models and therapeutic modalities, including cognitive therapy, behaviour therapy, systemic therapy and the psychodynamic therapies. He undertook further post-doctoral training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT), and is a qualified practitioner. (ACAT). Since emigrating to Canada, Dr. Moss has trained in Emotionally Focussed Therapy, which is a highly flexible and effective therapy for couples, families and individuals. He has also trained in Eye Movement Integration (EMI) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprogramming (EMDR), both of which have been found to be highly effective in trauma focused work.
Dr. Moss’s approach to therapy is one of non-judgement, warmth and compassion, working to empower the client to overcome their specific difficulties and helping them to develop resilience for any future challenges. He is experienced in working with individuals of diverse life perspectives, identities and backgrounds, and offers a range of approaches to best fit each individual client.
Dr. Moss is a licensed Psychologist, under the College of Psychologists of Ontario, authorized to practice Psychology across the age range. He is also a member of the Canadian Psychological Association
Dr. Kulsoom Jawaid Malik Bsc Hons, ClinPsyD (supervised practice)
Dr. Malik trained as a Clinical Psychologist in the UK. She completed her first degree in Psychology from City University, London and then later completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Birmingham.
Dr. Malik has both extensive research and clinical experience. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings which includes specialist training in working with people with intellectual disabilities, adults and with severe and enduring mental health issues such as schizophrenia, suicidal thoughts and self-harm. She has worked within primary care settings where she has trained a variety of allied health professionals such as medical doctors, nurses and dieticians. She has also worked in a variety of eating disorder services including weight management/bariatric services.
Clinically, Dr. Malik draws upon a variety of psychological models which include cognitive behavioural therapy, systemic family therapy, narrative therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and others.
Dr. Malik also takes a keen interest in service development and research. Her Doctorate research was on the experiences of South Asian women with intellectual disabilities. She has several publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented her research at a variety of international conferences in the UK, Pakistan and Italy.
Dr. Malik appreciates that accessing support for psychological difficulties is a very big step. She is a keen believer in working collaboratively with her clients to make sense of their difficulties so that they work towards positive change. An area of clinical interest includes working with diverse communities from a culturally sensitive perspective. Alongside English, she is fluent in Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.
Sandra Ward MED.SACP
Sandra attained her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology (B.A. Honours) at Brock University in 1999, and her Master’s degree in educational psychology, specializing in school and applied child psychology (MEd. SACP) at the University of Calgary in 2017.
Sandra has worked as a psychometric tester in both private practice and within the public school board system. She has worked with adults and extensively with children and adolescents.
As a post graduate, Sandra provides psychological assessment services in both the community and private practice settings under the supervision of a licensed psychologist through the College of Psychologists of Ontario.