Dr. Queenie Lo, Psychologist


SERVICES

Dr. Lo works with children and adults across lifespan. She provides Psychodiagnostic Evaluation and Intervention for a variety of adjustment and psychological difficulties including attachment, depression, anxiety, phobias, OCD, and ADHD.  She also provides Psychoeducational Assessment for learning disorders and giftedness.  Dr. Lo has a particular interest in personality functioning and the betterment of subjective well-being.

Dr. Lo graduated from the School and Clinical Child Psychology program (APA and CPA accredited) at OISE/University of Toronto. During her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, she received intensive training in attachment-based therapy, play therapy, and adult psychotherapy.

She is a registered member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

She has a language proficiency in both English and Cantonese.

APPROACH

Dr. Lo has been trained and practiced with a number of modalities, including Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Family Systems, Emotion Focused and Cognitive-Behavioural. She draws on each or a combination of these depending on the assessed needs of her patient. Her practice is informed by evidence-based practice and empirical research. She believes all individuals/families are complex and unique in their struggles and the best outcomes are achieved through working collaboratively with the patient. When working with children, working with the parents and families is often an integral part of the therapeutic process. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dr. Lo graduated with her doctorate in clinical psychology in 2007 and then pursued a postdoctoral fellowship in psychology at Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (currently known as Sickkids Centre for Community Mental Health), receiving further theoretical and clinical training.   She completed the licensing requirements of the College of Psychologists of Ontario in 2009 and granted a certificate of autonomous practice as Registered Psychologist.  She worked in a variety of settings including the hospital, school boards, and community based out-patient programs for a number of years prior to engaging in private practice full-time.  She held part-time appointments as Psychologist at St. Catharines General Hospital, as well as at Toronto Catholic District School Board (Deaf and Hard of Hearing Team). She also served as Consultant Psychologist in a trauma program in Toronto, with a focus on children and adolescents with attachment and relationship disturbance within a systemic, strength-based perspective.  In her various professional role as psychologist, she has worked on many inter-disciplinary teams (e.g., Psychiatry, Social Work, Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Educators) and provided clinical supervision to allied mental health professionals.  In recent years, she has become active in providing in-depth clinical training and mentorships for graduate students and early career psychologists, as an additional way to contribute to the advancement in the field of psychology and mental health.

ABOUT

Dr. Lo works collaboratively and enjoys the sharing of knowledge. She engages regularly in peer study groups and professional development to share best practices and maintain up-to-date clinical techniques in psychology.  Dr. Lo loves traveling, culinary stimulation, and learning through self-discovery. 

CONTACT

Dr. Lo is in the office Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.  Evening appointments are available on Tuesdays.   She can be contacted at (905) 472-9658 extension 213.  Self-referrals and referrals by health professionals are accepted.

 




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