Recent Graduates

Amira Rahman, Ph.D. is a recent graduate of the School/Applied Child Psychology program at McGill University. She earned a Bachelor degree in Psychology (Honours) from Concordia University, a Master’s and Doctoral degree in School Psychology from McGill University. Her doctoral research focuses on identifying the specific behaviors shared by children with Phelan-McDermid syndrome (22q13 Deletion Syndrome) and autism. She is also member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec and is practicing part-time as a school psychologist at the Lester B. Pearson School Board.

Sarah Glaser, Ph.D., C.Psych. graduated in 2014 from McGill University. She received her undergraduate degree from Boston University in 2006 and her Master's degree from McGill in 2010. Her Master's thesis focused on emotion regulation and stereotyped behaviors in children with autism and 22q13 deletion syndrome. Her Doctoral research investigated the relationship between emotion regulation, executive functioning, and academic competence among adolescents. Sarah completed her clinical training at the McGill Psychoeducational and Counselling Clinic, the Montreal Neuropsychology Center, the Jewish General Hospital's child psychiatry department, and Surrey Place Centre's APPIC pre-Doctoral internship program (Toronto). She was a 2011 recipient of the Vanier SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship. Since 2014, Sarahhas been a licensed clinical psychologist at Kinark Child and Family Services, a community mental health organization in the greater Toronto area. She provides assessments and interventions for high risk youth with complex mental health profiles. Sarah leads the adolescent dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) program within the organization's York Region location. She also provides psychological consultation to staff, delivers in-house training workshops, and acts as the Ph.D. practicum director.

Tia Ouimet, Ph.D. graduated in August 2014 from the School/Applied Child Psychology Program at McGill University. Her doctoral research examined auditory global-local processing in typically developing children and children with autism spectrum disorder. She completed her clinical training in the Department of Child Psychiatry at the Jewish General Hospital as well as in the Intensive Psychiatric Adolescent Program of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. 

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