Yvonne Hindes, Registered Psychologist, Ph.D, Registered Psychologist

I am a Registered Psychologist in Alberta. I believe all children have unique profiles and their own areas of strengths. I have a passion for working with children and supporting them in their learning, well-being, and daily lives by identifying and building on their strengths. I take a strength-based approach to assessment practices.

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My area of specialty is assessments (Psychoeducational, IQ, gifted, Learning Disability, ADHD, Autism and other emotional, social and behavioural needs). I offer professional and comprehensive psychological assessments to children and adolescents in order to provide families and school professionals with practical information and recommendations that will support the individual in their learning, development, well-being, and everyday life.  

Throughout my education, training, and work experience I have had the opportunity to work with individuals with a diverse array of backgrounds, experiences and strengths, and I have worked to identify and support these individuals in their areas for growth. I offer professional and comprehensive psychological assessments to children, adolescents and adults in order to provide them, their families, and school personnel with information about their learning profile. Based on each person’s profile, I am able to provide practical information and suggestions for growth and development that will support the individual in his/her learning, development, well-being, and everyday life.

Yvonne completed her Ph.D in School and Applied Child Psychology in 2011 through the University of Calgary. As part of her studies, she has had the opportunity to enhance her learning and training through practicums and work experience at the Calgary Board of Education and the University of Calgary Applied Psychological and Educational Services. She also completed a one year internship with the Calgary Board of Education.Yvonne has experience providing psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. Throughout her education, training, and work experience Yvonne has had the opportunity to work with individuals with a diverse array of strengths and areas of need and who have come from different family, cultural, and school contexts/backgrounds.

 

Qualifications

Ph.D in School and Applied Child Psychology, University of Calgary

Master’s of Science in School Psychology, University of Calgary

Early Childhood Development Certificate

ASIST Suicide Intervention Training

 

 

Affiliations

College of Alberta Psychologists

Canadian Psychological Association

Sessional Instructor- University of Calgary and Athabasca University 

 

Certifications

Publications and Conference Presentations:

Jordan, Hindes & Saklofske. (2009). School Psychology in Canada. Canadian Journal of School Psychology        

Schroeder, Hindes, & Andrews.(2009). Cross-Racial Supervision: Critical Issues in the Supervisory Relationship. Canadian Journal of CounsellingSymposium & poster presentations at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference. (2009)

Hindes, Thorne, Schwean & McKeough. (2008). Promoting Intrapersonal Qualities in Adolescents: Evaluation of Rapport Teen Leadership Breakthrough Program. Canadian Journal of School Psychology

Montgomery, Schwean, Burt, Dyke, Thorne, Hindes, McCrimmon & Kohut. (2008). Emotional Intelligence and Resiliency in Young Adults With Asperger’s Disorder. Canadian Journal of School Psychology

Symposium & poster presentations at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference. (2008).

Hindes, Y. & Mather, J.(2007). Inclusive Education at the Post-secondary Level: Attitudes of students & professors. Exceptionality Education Canada

Poster at the International Meeting for Autism Research Conference. (2007).

Symposium & poster presentations at the Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference. (2007).

Paper presented at the Society for Teaching & Learning in Higher Education Annual Conference. (2005).

 

Languages

    • English

My Areas of Specialty:

  • Anxiety & Panic Disorders
  • Aspergers Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD / ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Cognitive Disability
  • Dyslexia
  • Panic Disorder

I can also help with these areas:

  • Adolescent & Teen Issues
  • Childhood Development Issues
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Depression
  • Issues Related to Bullying
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Self-Esteem Issues

My Treatment Approaches:

  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Assessment Services:

  • Assessments For Developmental Disabilities
  • Intelligence, Psycho-educational and Memory Assessments