I was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. I hold a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Ottawa and am licensed with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Order of Psychologists of Quebec, and the Dubai Health Authority.
I am the owner and founder of the MapleTree Center JLT. Since 2003, I have provided psychological assessment and treatment in a variety of settings in Ottawa including the Montfort Hospital, the Centre for Treatment for Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma, the Centre for Psychological Services, and the Royal Ottawa Hospital. My responsibilities have also included training and supervising doctoral students from the University of Ottawa.