Anita Scott, M.Sc. Psychologist
Anita Scott's work with adult clients is collaborative and client-centered. She has a special interest in treating trauma (e.g. childhood abuse, assault, motor vehicle accidents, etc.) and Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder (PTSD). Anita is trained in Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) which are both effective treatments for trauma-based problems.
Other main areas of practice include depression, anxiety, grief/loss, self-esteem problems, and work-related problems. Anita often works with individuals who are on leave from the workplace (i.e. short- or long-term illness) to help improve overall functioning and assist in the return-to-work process. In that past she has worked as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation team to facilitate returning work.
Tracy Banks, Ph.D. Psychologist
Dr. Banks works with children, teens, parents and adults to provide evidence-based treatments for:
Coping with stress
Adjustment to changes (such as divorce, moves, loss, new
She also works with children, toddlers and their parents who struggle with sleep problems such as: Difficulty falling asleep/Difficulty staying asleep/ staying in room. Dr. Banks offers specialized support and strategies for bullied children.
Along with cognitive therapy, Dr. Banks employs a variety of creative methods to assist clients in achieving their goals.
Nancy Bartlett, Ph.D. Psychologist
Dr. Nancy Bartlett holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University (2002), and is trained in Cognitive-Behavioural and Psychodynamic Treatment Approaches. With this training as a background, she tailors treatment based on individual clients’ wants and needs, whether they wish to spend time exploring the root of problems or just want an empathic, informed perspective on solving them.
She sees adult clients with concerns including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive tendencies, as well as problems regarding relationships and family of origin. Sexual orientation and transgender issues have been an area of special interest for Dr. Bartlett, both clinically and in her research, and she welcomes clients with concerns in these areas.
Pam Roberts, MSW, RSW Social Worker
Pam Roberts has been practicing for nearly 20 years with over 12 years specifically focused on providing therapy. She brings a respectful and collaborative approach to counselling and is committed to ensuring that the experience is professional, positive and effective.
Pam is trained in a variety of therapies including Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Acceptance and Committment Therapy.
Pam has experience working with children, adolescents and adults for a variety of clinical issues including anxiety and mood disorders, grief and loss, trauma, family relationships, parent-child problems, stress and life transitions.
Pam Roberts provides individual, family and couples counselling.
Tonya Grant MSW, RSW Social Worker
Tonya Grant has 20 years experience working with children, adolescents, couples and families. Tonya has had broad work experience in child welfare, residential mental health as well as both public and private therapeutic settings. Tonya incorporates a client centered, strengths based approach to work collaboratively with clients. Her primary goal is to help people live more satisfying lives by building on their existing strengths/resiliencies and helping them to develop new skills to cope effectively with everyday and complex problems.
Areas of specialty include: family therapy, couple therapy, CBT, parenting issues, relationship conflicts, divorce, grief/loss, mood, anxiety, stress management, anger management and low self esteem.
Dr. Nina Woulff, Psychologist & Associates
Megan Pearson, M.A. Psychologist (Candidate Register)
Megan Pearson has worked in Toronto before returning to Nova Scotia. She welcomes referrals for those seeking help with:
-Anxiety and mood problems
-PTSD and complex trauma
-Pain and/or physical Illness
-Emetophobia (vomit related fears)
-Grief or bereavement
She also works with adults experiencing: relationship difficulties (including family of origin issues), family or interpersonal violence, borderline personality and self-harming.
Her therapy approach integrates several different schools of therapy including: Solution-Focused, client-centered Rogerian, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).
Megan individualizes her approach to match each client’s personality, needs, and goals.