Jennifer Mackintosh

Administration - General Inquiries and Psychology Intake Coordinator Jennifer is a mother of 2 boys with autism who handles general inquiries and coordinates scheduling for Dr. Lindsey Barrieau. Please note, if you need to arrange to pick...

Debbie Ladisa

Administration - Office Manager Debbie is our office manager for 97 Hinton Avenue North, as well as our intake coordinator for psychological services. She coordinates scheduling for Dr. Yolanda Korneluk, Dr. Jennifer Metcalf, Dr. Isabelle...

Eleanor Jean Louis, CHRL

Administration - Director of Human Resources and Operations As an experienced Human Resources Professional, Eleanor oversees all areas of the Recruitment, Talent Management and Human Resources function.  Eleanor also directs many areas of the organization operationally, particularly...

Francine Hopley

Administration - Canotek Francine Hopley is the office manager for our East End location, 5330 Canotek Road, Suite 36.  She is there full time and is the administrative assistant for Veronique Chiasson...

Dr. Yolanda Korneluk

Psychologist Dr. Korneluk is a registered member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Before starting Emerging Minds, she worked with the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre as a clinical coordinator....

Dr. Jennifer Metcalf

Psychologist Dr. Metcalf obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Ottawa in 2014 and is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She provides psychological assessment and treatment services for...

Dr. Isabelle Lussier

Psychologist Dr. Isabelle Lussier is a registered member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario.  She conducts assessments for children and youth between the ages of 3 and 16.  She...

Dr. Lindsey Barrieau

Psychologist Dr. Lindsey Barrieau is a clinical and developmental psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.  She provides diagnostic and psychoeducational assessments for children (aged 2-17 years) suspected...

Mary Champagne

Behavioural Consultation Services Mary Champagne is a registered member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario and the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. She provides consultation and therapy services to individuals and families...

Robin Gaines

Speech Language Pathologist Robin Gaines, Ph.D., SLP ©, Reg. CASPLO, is a speech-language pathologist who has worked with children with a variety of speech/language delays and disorders for more than 20 years....

Valerie Arpin

Speech Language Pathologist Valérie Arpin, M.H.Sc. is registered with CASLPO (College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario) and is a member of OSLA (Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists).  She is a...

Veronique Chiasson

Occupational Therapist and Parent Coach Veronique Chiasson joined the Emerging Minds team in 2008, first as an associate. She offers Occupational Therapy Assessments, Consultation and Intervention to enable children to participate in their everyday...

Julie Beauparlant

Occupational Therapy Julie is a registered Occupational Therapist and member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario. She is bilingual and a graduate of University of Ottawa. She brings with...

Heather Fawcett

Social Worker - Older Youth, Adults and Their Families Heather Fawcett is a registered member of the Ontario College of Social Workers. Heather has worked within the ASD community for twenty years, connecting families and professionals with resources,...

Tara Connolly

Counselling - Registered Psychotherapist Tara Connolly is a Registered Psychotherapist who has been counselling adults and youth on the spectrum for over 17 yrs.  She is the Coordinator of the Transition Support Centre...

Theresa Martinez

Parent Coach Theresa Martinez has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and is currently working as a Parent Coach (supervised by a Psychologist) using the Early Start Denver Model at Emerging Minds....

Isabelle Desilets

Dietitian Isabelle Désilets is a Registered Dietitian enrolled with the College of Dietitians of Ontario. She is available to provide nutrition counselling in English and French to individuals with ASD,...