Dr. Kelly Weegar provides psychological services to children, adolescents, and families for mood and anxiety problems, trauma, attention and behavioural difficulties, learning problems, parenting challenges, and support with difficult life circumstances. Dr. Weegar’s approach is collaborative, strength-focused, and integrative. She strives to foster nurturing, genuine, and empowering relationships with her clients. She also works collaboratively with her clients to develop evidence-based treatment plans that consider clients’ strengths and needs, mainly using elements of cognitive-behavioural, emotion-focused, and/or systemic perspectives.
Dr. Weegar has trained in a variety of hospital, school, and community-based settings in Ottawa. She received a B.A. (Hons.) degree in Psychology in 2011 and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2019, both from the University of Ottawa. She is registered as a clinical psychologist in supervised practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, with supervision provided by Dr. Jacob Kaiserman. Dr. Weegar is also active in the research community and has a keen interest in supporting the educational needs of children with trauma histories.