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, Heather Fawcett and Mary...

Jennifer Mackintosh

Administration - General Inquiries and Psychology Intake Coordinator Jennifer is a mother of 2 boys with autism who handles inquiries for our Behaviour Intervention programs and coordinates scheduling for Gianna Colizza and Abeer Lababenah. Please note, if...

Emerging Minds East

Emerging Minds East is a satellite office which offers occupational therapy and parent coaching.  They can be reached at 613-790-0241 or admin-est@emergingminds.ca. They are located at 2310 St. Laurent...

Eleanor (Jean-Louis) Klausmann, CHRL

Administration - Director of Human Resources and Operations As an experienced Human Resources Professional, Eleanor (Jean-Louis) Klausmann oversees all areas of the Recruitment, Talent Management and Human Resources function.  Eleanor also directs many areas of the organization...

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....

Danielle Quigley

Psychometrist Danielle Quigley earned her PhD in developmental psychology from Carleton University in 2013 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in 2014. Under the supervision of Dr. Korneluk, she provides psychoeducational...

Casey Fulford

Psychologist (Supervised Practice) Dr. Casey Fulford is a Clinical Psychologist in Supervised Practice, and is supervised by Dr. Yolanda Korneluk. She has expertise working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities,...

Jay Best

Psychology Student - Supervised Practice Jay Best is a PhD student in clinical psychology in his 6th year. Clinically, his interests include child development, Autism Spectrum Disorder, adolescent issues, and family interactions. Before starting...

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...

Gianna Colizza

Special Needs Education and Behaviour Consultant Gianna Colizza holds an ECE diploma, a Bachelor of Child Studies and a Bachelor of Education. Gianna has worked with children on the spectrum for over 20 years and...

Abeer Lababenah

Behaviour Consultant Abeer Lababenah is a BCBA (Board Certified Behaviour Analyst) , She has many years of experience working with individuals and families living with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as Autism Spectrum...

Kristen Robertson Grewal

Special Education Advocate Kristen Robertson-Grewal has an M.A. in Education with a specialization in Teaching, Learning, and Evaluation from the University of Ottawa.  She has been advocating for parents of children with...

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....

Veronique Chiasson

Occupational Therapist and Parent Coach At this time, Veronique Chiasson is available to offer services in-person or through video conferencing for intervention sessions and assessments for all new and returning clients. Please note, strict...

Josée Massé

Director of Programming - Canotek, Parent Coach At this time, Josée Massé is available to offer services in-person or through video conferencing for intervention sessions and assessments for all new and returning clients. Please note, strict...

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,...

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...