MARIE POISSON, Ph.D.
Dr. Marie Poisson holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from McGill University (1992). With over 25 years of professional practice, she provides therapy for young adults, youth and children and is a recognized expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Additionally she provides CBT treatment for OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) and depression.
Dr. Poisson has worked in a range of services within child and adolescent mental health in Nova Scotia; including inpatient residential, day treatment, outpatient mental health and a specialty team aimed at the delivery of evidenced based treatment for anxiety in children and youth.
When working with youth and children, Dr. Poisson collaborates closely with parents. She works with children with developmental disorders and their parents. As well, she offers parent consultation in regard to managing difficult behaviours in children
Dr. Poisson offers daytime and evening appointments, providing therapy services for referrals aged three to young adulthood.