Ms. ROBYN BRUYEA
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Ms. Bruyea is passionnate about connecting with and helping children and teens. She works with youth to understand their emotions and behaviours so that they can make sense of them and improve themselves and their lives. She strongly believes that there is no “one size fits all” and instead works with each youth collaboratively to develop a unique psychotherapy plan that works for them. She utilizes a strengths-based integrative approach that includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other therapies. Her particular interests include ADHD, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and emotional dysregulation. As a mother, she is also well versed in the challenges that arise during parenting and aims to promote parental wellbeing and mental health.
Ms. Bruyea has worked for 10 years as a behavioural therapist in Ottawa. Ms. Bruyea initially received her training through St. Lawrence College and holds a Honours Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology. During her bachelor, Ms. Bruyea completed training in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and helped develop and implement behavioural programs for non-verbal children and adults with dementia. She has provided both individual and group therapy across various populations and problem areas such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD, and phobias. She has also provided services in a home and community based program.
She is currently completing her Master of Art in Counselling Psychology through Yorkville University.
Children and adolescents (aged 10-17)
Areas of practice
ADHD, obssessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), stress and anxiety, phobias, low mood and depressive symptom, attention and hyperactivity, emotional dysregulation, borderline personality disorder (BPD), trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Integrative approach, primarily cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and using elements from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
Warm, curious, non-judgemental, collaborative
B.A. (Hon) of Behavioural Psychology /St. Lawrence College
M.A. in Counselling Psychology /Yorkville University (in process)
- Per 50 min. sessions