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Sometimes, we get stuck…

Stuck on difficult emotions, thoughts, or behaviours – or perhaps you find yourself struggling with your relationship or struggling after a significant event that happened.

Perhaps you don’t feel stuck at all – but you don’t feel like you are living the life you want to and you know that something needs to change but you are not sure what.

What you do know is that you may not be able to do this on your own – get ‘unstuck’ – and you want to be different or have something change. We recognize how hard it must be for you to be at this place – how hard it is to change.

What We Do

Assessment

We offer various types of assessments, which may be appropriate and beneficial to your overall care. Please contact us for more details regarding the specific types of assessment that you wish to complete.

TREATMENT

We offer services to individuals, couples, and groups, using evidence-based treatments for various presenting issues.

We use a collaborative approach and our priority is to offer you the treatment that you need to work towards wellness.  We integrate various models of psychotherapy that have research and evidence to support their efficacy, and tailor these to your specific needs. and goals for treatment.

During our first meeting we will determine what your current difficulties are and your goals for psychotherapy. At the core of our work is the therapeutic relationship. We know that how you feel sitting with your therapist is essential for change. Through an authentic and respectful approach, we will work together to develop a treatment plan that will help you reach your goals. Click here for a list of common issues that may be presented for therapy.

telepsychotherapy

(secure video sessions)

In the comfort of your own space, either between meetings at the office or at home, we offer secure video sessions to access your healthcare provider.

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

We are excited to offer informative and engaging workshops and events. Check back for more information in the coming months.

Corporate & Professional Wellness

The wellness of your employees is directly related to your organizations productivity. We offer individual or group services that are tailored to you and your organization’s needs and goals. Presentations range in length from 1 to 2 hours. We travel to your workplace to avoid additional time away from the office.

The following are some of the topics that organizations wish to address:

  • Insomnia
  • Stress Management
  • Coping with Burnout
  • Improving Communication
  • Managing Difficult Interpersonal  Relationships
  • Mindfulness
  • Improving your Relationships at Home to Help Navigate Workplace Wellness

Book an appointment.

Contact us today to book your first visit.

Our People

Dr. Melissa Calhoun, C. Psych.

LICENSED AND REGISTERED CLINICAL HEALTH REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Melissa Calhoun provides psychological assessment and treatment services to adults who experience a wide range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, relationship challenges, low self-esteem, and adjustment to life transitions.

She has a particular interest in helping clients learn to better manage and cope with acute and chronic health conditions, such as chronic pain, sleep disorders, gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, Colitis), and infectious diseases (HIV, Hepatitis C). Dr. Calhoun has helped individuals to make changes in their lifestyle, such as reducing substance use and modifying eating. She also works with adults who are adjusting to changes in their functioning, personal identity, and relationships following an accident, injury or trauma.

Dr. Calhoun’s approach to psychotherapy draws from different evidence-based therapeutic orientations, including cognitive-behavioural, acceptance and commitment, interpersonal, mindfulness-based, and motivation enhancement approaches. This background allows her to work with you in a way that is consistent with your needs and to adjust her therapeutic approach, as needed, to help you reach your specific treatment goals.

She aims to provide a safe, collaborative therapeutic space for you to share your personal history, to explore your thoughts and feelings, to better understand yourself and your relationships, to enhance your personal strengths, and to learn skills to make healthy changes in your life. Her main priorities are to ensure that you feel understood, accepted and supported as you take meaningful steps toward your best life.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

Dr. Melissa Calhoun, C. Psych.

LICENSED AND REGISTERED CLINICAL HEALTH REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Melissa Calhoun provides psychological assessment and treatment services to adults who experience a wide range of difficulties, including depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, relationship challenges, low self-esteem, and adjustment to life transitions.

She has a particular interest in helping clients learn to better manage and cope with acute and chronic health conditions, such as chronic pain, sleep disorders, gastrointestinal disorders (IBS, Colitis), and infectious diseases (HIV, Hepatitis C). Dr. Calhoun has helped individuals to make changes in their lifestyle, such as reducing substance use and modifying eating. She also works with adults who are adjusting to changes in their functioning, personal identity, and relationships following an accident, injury or trauma.

Dr. Calhoun’s approach to psychotherapy draws from different evidence-based therapeutic orientations, including cognitive-behavioural, acceptance and commitment, interpersonal, mindfulness-based, and motivation enhancement approaches. This background allows her to work with you in a way that is consistent with your needs and to adjust her therapeutic approach, as needed, to help you reach your specific treatment goals.

She aims to provide a safe, collaborative therapeutic space for you to share your personal history, to explore your thoughts and feelings, to better understand yourself and your relationships, to enhance your personal strengths, and to learn skills to make healthy changes in your life. Her main priorities are to ensure that you feel understood, accepted and supported as you take meaningful steps toward your best life.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

Dr. Tracy Lynn Dalgleish, c. psych

licensed and registered Clinical Health Psychologist 

Dr. Tracy Dalgleish works primarily with people (individuals or couples) who are experiencing difficulties in their relationships, difficulties coping with emotions, with how they feel about themselves, difficulties with coping with an acute or chronic illness, and coping with interpersonal and personality-related problems. She provides psychological assessment and treatment services using evidence-based interventions – including CBT, acceptance and commitment therapy, emotionally focused therapy, mindfulness and interpersonal therapeutic modalities. Individuals who seek her services are looking for either psychotherapy or a psychological assessment. 

She uses a flexible and integrative approach to working with clients, using attachment theory to inform her understanding of individuals and couples. This means that at the core, we all long to connect with others. From this, she uses different therapy approaches, combined with her warm, accepting, and empathic nature, she aims to develop a positive therapeutic relationship in which you may begin to create meaningful change.

Dr. Dalgleish also provides workshops, group therapy, and corporate wellness seminars and presentations to healthcare providers on key topics related to mental health and relationship.

Dr. Dalgleish’s extensive clinical experience has focused on treating couples. Couples may work with her when they are having difficulties with communication or connecting on an emotional or intimate level, difficulties with finances or decision-making, and other issues. This could also include issues related to sex and intimacy (e.g., low desire, sexual dysfunction). In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Dalgleish also publishes couple therapy and health related research. 

Click here to view her most recent publications.

Dr. Tracy Lynn Dalgleish, c. psych

licensed and registered Clinical Health Psychologist 

Dr. Tracy Dalgleish works primarily with people (individuals or couples) who are experiencing difficulties in their relationships, difficulties coping with emotions, with how they feel about themselves, difficulties with coping with an acute or chronic illness, and coping with interpersonal and personality-related problems. She provides psychological assessment and treatment services using evidence-based interventions – including CBT, acceptance and commitment therapy, emotionally focused therapy, mindfulness and interpersonal therapeutic modalities. Individuals who seek her services are looking for either psychotherapy or a psychological assessment. 

She uses a flexible and integrative approach to working with clients, using attachment theory to inform her understanding of individuals and couples. This means that at the core, we all long to connect with others. From this, she uses different therapy approaches, combined with her warm, accepting, and empathic nature, she aims to develop a positive therapeutic relationship in which you may begin to create meaningful change.

Dr. Dalgleish also provides workshops, group therapy, and corporate wellness seminars and presentations to healthcare providers on key topics related to mental health and relationship.

Dr. Dalgleish’s extensive clinical experience has focused on treating couples. Couples may work with her when they are having difficulties with communication or connecting on an emotional or intimate level, difficulties with finances or decision-making, and other issues. This could also include issues related to sex and intimacy (e.g., low desire, sexual dysfunction). In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Dalgleish also publishes couple therapy and health related research. 

Click here to view her most recent publications.

Dr. Meagan Gallagher, C. Psych.

LICENSED AND REGISTERED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Meagan Gallagher works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families who are experiencing a range of difficulties related to mental health concerns, emotional regulation (i.e., managing your emotions), self-harming behaviour, interpersonal and relationship problems, and adjustment to major life transitions. She provides psychological assessments and treatment using evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (including Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy and Prolonged Exposure for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Emotionally Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Systemic approaches to best meet your needs.

Dr. Gallagher has specific interests and extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of Eating Disorders and body image concerns, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mood Disorders, and adolescent mental health.

She works with her clients to create a trusting therapeutic relationship to help clients to explore their distressing emotions and thoughts, and to talk about difficult behaviour patterns. From the outset, she works collaboratively with her clients to understand their current difficulties, to identify goals for treatment, and build an individualized treatment plan. Through this process, she works with clients to identify negative emotional and interaction patterns that are at the root of these difficult patterns.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

Dr. Meagan Gallagher, C. Psych.

LICENSED AND REGISTERED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Meagan Gallagher works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families who are experiencing a range of difficulties related to mental health concerns, emotional regulation (i.e., managing your emotions), self-harming behaviour, interpersonal and relationship problems, and adjustment to major life transitions. She provides psychological assessments and treatment using evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (including Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy and Prolonged Exposure for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Emotionally Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Systemic approaches to best meet your needs.

Dr. Gallagher has specific interests and extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of Eating Disorders and body image concerns, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mood Disorders, and adolescent mental health.

She works with her clients to create a trusting therapeutic relationship to help clients to explore their distressing emotions and thoughts, and to talk about difficult behaviour patterns. From the outset, she works collaboratively with her clients to understand their current difficulties, to identify goals for treatment, and build an individualized treatment plan. Through this process, she works with clients to identify negative emotional and interaction patterns that are at the root of these difficult patterns.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

Dr. Nikki Kennedy,

LICENSED AND REGISTERED CLINICAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Nikki Kennedy works with adults in individual therapy who may be experiencing difficulties with their interpersonal relationships, anxiety, worry, stress, depression, loss, self-esteem and confidence. She also works with couples.

Dr. Kennedy has a specific interest in working with couples who are experiencing difficulties. The couples she sees are often stuck in negative interaction patterns that make it difficult for them to connect emotionally or physically, discuss important issues and work through difficulties. They may have experienced significant events that have damaged their bond.

She strives to create a warm, safe and inviting environment to help you feel understood and accepted. When meeting for the first time, Dr. Kennedy will gather information to better understand you, your current reasons for reaching out for assistance and your life experiences. Part of the information-gathering process will include a scientific-based assessment of your difficulties.

She uses Emotionally Focused Therapy as a framework to understand the negative patterns couples get stuck in, and to help couples begin to interact differently to foster emotional connection and intimacy. Dr. Kennedy uses a flexible, integrative approach with all clients, incorporating different therapeutic approaches such as interpersonal, cognitive-behavioural, emotion-focused and mindfulness to help you reach your goals. When using these different methods, She frames her understanding of those she works with on attachment theory, which highlights the idea that as humans, we have an innate need to connect and feel loved by important others.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

Dr. Nikki Kennedy,

LICENSED AND REGISTERED CLINICAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Nikki Kennedy works with adults in individual therapy who may be experiencing difficulties with their interpersonal relationships, anxiety, worry, stress, depression, loss, self-esteem and confidence. She also works with couples.

Dr. Kennedy has a specific interest in working with couples who are experiencing difficulties. The couples she sees are often stuck in negative interaction patterns that make it difficult for them to connect emotionally or physically, discuss important issues and work through difficulties. They may have experienced significant events that have damaged their bond.

She strives to create a warm, safe and inviting environment to help you feel understood and accepted. When meeting for the first time, Dr. Kennedy will gather information to better understand you, your current reasons for reaching out for assistance and your life experiences. Part of the information-gathering process will include a scientific-based assessment of your difficulties.

She uses Emotionally Focused Therapy as a framework to understand the negative patterns couples get stuck in, and to help couples begin to interact differently to foster emotional connection and intimacy. Dr. Kennedy uses a flexible, integrative approach with all clients, incorporating different therapeutic approaches such as interpersonal, cognitive-behavioural, emotion-focused and mindfulness to help you reach your goals. When using these different methods, She frames her understanding of those she works with on attachment theory, which highlights the idea that as humans, we have an innate need to connect and feel loved by important others.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

Charlotte Mackenzie, M.Ed.

PSYCHOTHERAPIST (QUALIFYING)

Charlotte works with individuals (adults and adolescents) who experience challenges related to emotional coping like anxiety and depression, self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, as well as eating and body image. She provides treatment services using evidence based interventions –including CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Attachment Based Therapy.

Charlotte works to create a warm, empathically attuned and accepting space for her clients. She works to understand her client’s issues through an attachment lens, while integrating different therapies to tailor treatment to each client’s specific needs. Upon your first meeting, Charlotte will gather information to gain a better understanding of you and what you’re bringing into the therapeutic space, and will explore your life experiences and context.  

As a psychotherapist at Integrated Wellness, Charlotte provides psychotherapy in English to adolescents and adults under the supervision of Dr. Meagan Gallagher, C.Psych.

Charlotte Mackenzie, M.Ed.

PSYCHOTHERAPIST (QUALIFYING)

Charlotte works with individuals (adults and adolescents) who experience challenges related to emotional coping like anxiety and depression, self-esteem, interpersonal relationships, as well as eating and body image. She provides treatment services using evidence based interventions –including CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Attachment Based Therapy.

Charlotte works to create a warm, empathically attuned and accepting space for her clients. She works to understand her client’s issues through an attachment lens, while integrating different therapies to tailor treatment to each client’s specific needs. Upon your first meeting, Charlotte will gather information to gain a better understanding of you and what you’re bringing into the therapeutic space, and will explore your life experiences and context.  

As a psychotherapist at Integrated Wellness, Charlotte provides psychotherapy in English to adolescents and adults under the supervision of Dr. Meagan Gallagher, C.Psych.

Heather Romanow, M.Ed.

THERAPIST (SUPERVISED)

Heather Romanow works primarily with adults in individual therapy who are experiencing difficulties with interpersonal relationships, anxiety, challenging emotional experiences, and disordered eating.

She strives to create a safe and empathetic space for her clients where they can feel seen, understood, and comfortable to explore their experiences. At the beginning of their work together, Heather seeks to connect with clients and develop the foundation of a healthy therapeutic relationship. She invites clients to share what brings them to therapy and any specific goals they may have, and through in-session exploration and use of scientifically-based assessment tools (as appropriate), she seeks to learn more about them and their life experiences and better understand their therapeutic needs.

Heather uses a flexible and integrative approach with all clients. She draws on various therapeutic approaches as she seeks to collaboratively develop evidence-based treatment plans that are tailored to the specific strengths and needs of each individual client. These approaches include psychodynamic-attachment, experiential, interpersonal, emotion-focused, acceptance and commitment, and cognitive-behavioural therapies. Heather also regularly incorporates mindfulness and self-compassion in therapy as she strives to support clients in their work to create meaningful change and experience improved emotional health, well-being, and connection with self and others.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

Heather Romanow, M.Ed.

THERAPIST (SUPERVISED)

Heather Romanow works primarily with adults in individual therapy who are experiencing difficulties with interpersonal relationships, anxiety, challenging emotional experiences, and disordered eating.

She strives to create a safe and empathetic space for her clients where they can feel seen, understood, and comfortable to explore their experiences. At the beginning of their work together, Heather seeks to connect with clients and develop the foundation of a healthy therapeutic relationship. She invites clients to share what brings them to therapy and any specific goals they may have, and through in-session exploration and use of scientifically-based assessment tools (as appropriate), she seeks to learn more about them and their life experiences and better understand their therapeutic needs.

Heather uses a flexible and integrative approach with all clients. She draws on various therapeutic approaches as she seeks to collaboratively develop evidence-based treatment plans that are tailored to the specific strengths and needs of each individual client. These approaches include psychodynamic-attachment, experiential, interpersonal, emotion-focused, acceptance and commitment, and cognitive-behavioural therapies. Heather also regularly incorporates mindfulness and self-compassion in therapy as she strives to support clients in their work to create meaningful change and experience improved emotional health, well-being, and connection with self and others.

Click here to view some of her recent publications.

FAQ

How do I book an appointment?

The easiest way is to book online by clicking here. Additionally you may call 613.733.3193 and select the practitioner of your choice.

 

Do I need a Doctor’s referral to be seen?

 

No, you may self refer to the therapist of your choice. Depending on your insurance coverage, your specific insurance plan may require a physician’s referral. It’s best to speak directly to your provider before beginning treatment.

Will you consult with my other healthcare providers?

 

A key part of any treatment plan is to work within an interdisciplinary team, consulting with your other healthcare providers with your permission for a more comprehensive approach. This will be discussed in your first session.

 

 

What are the fees for service?

Fees and fee schedule are dependant on your specific practitioner. All fees are consistent with the Ontario Psychological Association’s suggested rates and are HST exempt.

What methods of payment to you accept?

Multiple payments methods are available depending on your specific practitioner. These include direct billing to your credit card, e-transfer, cash or cheque. Please speak to your practitioner for the specific method of payment that works best for you.

 

Are your services covered by insurance plans?

 

Psychological services with a registered Psychologist are typically covered by health insurance plans. As plans vary in coverage and referral requirements, it is best to speak to your employer or provider about the details of your plan prior to your first visit. Psychological service fees are tax deductible.

 

 

Do you offer online video therapy or tele therapy?

These services may be offered on a case by case basis. Typically this is offered after the client-practitioner relationship has already been established.

What is your cancellation policy?

We require a minimum of 24 hours notice to avoid paying for a scheduled session. Please contact your practitioner directly or log-in to your account HERE.

Find Us

We are located on the west side of Bank Street just south of Billing’s Bridge Plaza. There are two free parking spots, with a paid parking garage at Kilborn Medical Centre, just across the street at 1385 Bank Street.

301-1376 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K1H 7Y3
613.733.3193
info@integratedottawa.ca

Find Us

We are located on the west side of Bank Street just south of Billing’s Bridge Plaza. There are two free parking spots (Spots #21 and 22), with a paid parking garage at Kilborn Medical Centre, just across the street at 1385 Bank Street.

301-1376 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K1H 7Y3
613.733.3193
info@integratedottawa.ca

Book an appointment.

You can schedule an appointment by filling out this online form.

 

 

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