Dr. Vanessa Huyder

Connected Hands: Centre for Psychological Wellbeing


320 Ferndale Avenue, Suite 5
London, ON N6C 5P7
Phone: (226) 210-7025
Email: Dr.Huyder@connectedhands.ca   

Clinical interests: My clinical interests include working with children and adolescents presenting with developmental/complex trauma, developmental disabilities, neurodevelopmental disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, impulse-control disorders, and behaviour difficulties. I am registered to practice in the areas of Clinical, School and Counselling Psychology with the following client populations: children, adolescents and adults. I primarily follow a cognitive-behavioural therapy approach that integrates third-wave approaches (i.e., mindfulness and acceptance and commitment) as appropriate. I also integrate knowledge of attachment theory in assessment and intervention.

Topics for workshops, seminars: Providing CBT to children/adolescents; Conducting comprehensive psychological assessments with children/adolescents to query intellectual disability; learning disability; Autism Spectrum Disorder

Type of clinical practica: Assessment, Intervention

Types of clients: Adolescent; Adult; Child

Modality: Individual; Group

Theoretical orientation: ACT/Mindfulness; Behavioural; Cognitive; Cognitive Behavioural

Types of client problems: Neurodevelopmental Disorders (e.g. Communication, Autism Spectrum, ADHD Disorders, etc.); Depressive Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders; Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders; Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders

Type of supervision you can provide: TBD

Recent students: K. McKenzie (2022)

Current students: None

Clinical mentor: Not available

Research interests:

Available to supervise: Starting in Spring 2023. Will know better in February/March 2023. 

Constraints: TBD

Last updated: November 17, 2022