My services build resilience and empowerment through self-reflection by nurturing the capacity to think non-judgementally and skillfully. Development and growth occur emotionally, intellectually, socially and educationally. Our office mirrors strong minds and relationships, collaborative, collegial team work and always places the clients’ interests at the forefront.


As a member of the College of Psychologists, the Ontario Association of Psychological Associates and the Ontario and Canadian Psychological Associations, I provide diagnostic assessment and counselling services to children and adolescents. I have over 15 years of experience working with a wide variety of individuals within both the medical/hospital and school settings.

Some of the challenges I am experienced working with include anxiety disorders, depression, autism and disruptive behaviour disorders such as attention deficit and oppositional defiance. In addition, my strengths are in dealing with issues of self-esteem, relationships, parenting, grief and loss and stress management.

I have been published in well-respected journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Developmental Neuropsychology and the Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, presented papers at professional conferences and have conducted numerous presentations within a school forum.

I maintain knowledge and implementation of both clinical and research initiatives for optimal service delivery. My orientations are cognitive-behavioural, dialectical, solution-focused, utilizing mindfulness and acceptance techniques, strength based resilience methods and positive psychology.

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623 Liverpool Rd., Pickering, ON, L1W 1R1
Business Hours
By appointment only.
Evening appointments are available.
Paula Conforti, D.C.S. Member of the College of Psychologists
Individual Counselling
Safe sessions for young people to reach their potential.
Psychodiagnostic Assessments
Assessments for areas of strength and need, as well as diagnosis (if applicable).
Group Therapy
Helping young people connect and grow with their peers.
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Call or email to schedule a psychological assessment.