More about Yvonne Hindes
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.
I completed my PhD in School and Applied Child Psychology in 2011 through the University of Calgary. As part of my studies, I have had the opportunity to enhance my learning and training through practicums and work experience at the Calgary Board of Education and the University of Calgary Applied Psychological and Educational Services. I’ve also completed a one-year internship with the Calgary Board of Education. I have experience providing psychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. Throughout my education, training, and work experience I haves 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.
PhD 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
College of Alberta Psychologists
Canadian Psychological Association
Sessional Instructor- University of Calgary and Athabasca University
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).
My Areas of Specialty:
- Aspergers Disorder
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD / ADHD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Children’s Mental Health
- Cognitive Disability
- Panic Disorder
I can also help with these areas:
- Adolescent & Teen Issues
- Conduct Disorder
- Issues Related to Bullying
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Pervasive Developmental Disorders
- Self-Esteem Issues
Mental Health Disorders:
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
My Treatment Approaches:
- Behavioural Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Assessments For Developmental Disabilities
- Gifted / Intellectually Advanced Assessments
- Intelligence, Psycho-educational and Memory Assessments