Dr. Shelley Gorman is a graduate of the University of Toronto (OISE)
and she has been a registered clinical psychologist since 1986. Her
professional background has included staff positions at Metfors/Clarke
Institute of Psychiatry (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health – CAMH).
She was on staff at The Vanier Centre for Women, Ontario Ministry of
Correctional Services, as the psychologist for the Young Offenders and
Acting Chief Psychologist from 1987-1989. She was the Director of the
Addiction Counselling Service of Peel (William Osler Health Centre,
Brampton now the Brampton Civic Hospital), from 1989 to 2000.
Since 2000, she has been in a full time, private therapy practice,
which is broad-based, clinically. Dr. Gorman’s counselling and
psychotherapy practice includes treatment for issues related to anxiety and depression, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and marriage / couples and family conflict.
The favored treatment modality (approach) for these problems generally includes CBT, or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. EMDR is sometimes utilized for trauma related history. The emphasis in couples’ therapy is in the area of improving communication. You can read more about these approaches on her website.
Other areas of expertise include addressing problems of inappropriate use of (addiction) alcohol, drugs, gambling, and sexual behaviors (particularly the Internet).
Dr. Gorman also provides psycho-legal assessments for clients with
court-related requirements. This includes assessments for people who
have been charged with criminal offences or who have pending immigration
appeals. In these circumstances, I collaborate with legal
- Registered Psychologist – Province of Ontario
- Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
- Certificate of Proficiency by the American Psychological Association
in the Threatment of Alcohol and other Psychoactive Substance Disorders
- Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology: Association of State & Provincial Psychology Boards
- Ontario Psychological Association
- Canadian Psychological Association
- American Psychological Association
Dr. Gorman has tan office in central Mississauga
near Square One. She sees patients from many
communities including: Mississsauga, Milton, Oakville and west
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