Ivana Marcincinova is a PhD Candidate in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology at the University of Guelph. She successfully completed her clinical residency at the Waterloo Region Psychology Consortium (WRPC), where she provided assessment and treatment for children and adolescents at Lutherwood and the Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment at the University of Waterloo. She also received training at Hamilton Health Sciences, the Toronto Region District School Board, and the Centre for Psychological Services at the University of Guelph. Ivana has further experience working at local private practices providing assessments and group therapy for children, adolescents, and their families.
Ivana provides psychological treatment to children and young adults (ages 6-22) who are experiencing various mental-health and behavioural concerns. In therapy, Ivana integrates skills from different therapeutic modalities based on the needs of the client and their family (e.g., Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectic Behavior Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, among others). Ivana prides herself in providing therapy that is guided by the client’s needs from a strength-based lens. She strives to provide her clients with space to be heard without judgment, while supporting the development of skills to support individual growth. Ivana has worked with children and their parents experiencing a wide range of concerns, including emotional, behavioural and learning difficulties, developmental disorders, anxiety, and mood-related challenges. All of her clinical work at Think Waterloo Psychology is supervised by Dr. Jeffrey Paulitzki, Ph.D., C.Psych.