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Meet The Team

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Dr Blain, Ph.D., C.Psych, neuropsychologist

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Taking new clients for neuropsychological assessment and therapy in English and French for children and adults aged 6 to 60.

Since 2011,  she works in neuropsychology with a clientele of children and adults with various neurodevelopmental disorders (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning disabiliy, language disorders, developmental coordination disorder, etc.). 

Dr Blain offers psychotherapy online or in person

1) to cope with anxiety,

2) improve mood and

3) coach parents to manage the emotions and behaviours of their child. 

 Dr. Blain’s approach to therapy is collaborative.  She uses a variety of evidence-based treatments tailored to the client’s objectives such as

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

Dr. Bénédicte Blain holds a Ph.D. in neuropsychology (clinical and research) from Université du Québec à Montréal and a training certificate in neuropsychology.  She is a registered member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

 

Her doctoral dissertation focuses on communication skills (pragmatics) and regulation of new and complex behaviors (executive functions) of children aged 4 years old and the relationship between the two.  Her research led to publications, including a book chapter on child language development in childcare setting and a scientific article on the role of executive functions in the development of communication.

She began her practice in a clinic in Montreal specializing in neuropsychology (Cénop). In 2013, she continued her private practice in the Ottawa-Gatineau region.

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Dr.  Narvaez Linares, Ph.D. 
supervised practice

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Taking new clients for neuropsychological/psychoeducational assessment in English and French to children and youth aged 6 to 19.  

Dr. Narvaez Linares also offers psychodiagnostic assessments (e.g., anxiety and ADHD) in Spanish. 

 

Dr. Narvaez Linares specializes in neurodevelopmental disorders, like intellectual developmental disorders, attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, non-verbal, reading, writing, and mathematics learning disabilities, neurobehavioural disorder due to prenatal alcohol exposure or auditory processing disorder (APD). In addition, he provides assessments for those who have medical conditions like epilepsy, traumatic brain injury or brain surgery. Dr. Narvaez Linares offers gifted and twice-exceptional assessments.

 

Dr. Narvaez Linares is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario in Supervised Practice in the areas of Clinical, School, and Neuropsychology with children and youth (ages 3 to 19). He is also seeking registration with the College of Psychologists of Québec. Dr. Narvaez Linares pursued pre- & post- doctoral training in different community clinics, hospitals, and School District. He is known for his warm, approachable and authentic style.

 

He continues to publish in scientific journals, present at conferences, and teach at the university level. He volunteers with organizations promoting youth leadership and citizenship, and advocating for human rights. In addition, Dr. Narvaez Linares is part of different committees at the local and national levels promoting training in psychology.

 
 
  1. 60-minute intake interview that takes place online

  2. 2 x 2.5-3 hours testing sesssions in person at 323 Chapel, Ottawa

  3. 90-minute feedback session will be carried out online

  1. Neuropsychological assessment is $250/hours for up to $3,500 with Dr Blain and $200/hours for up to $3,000 with Dr Narvaez Linares

  2. Psychotherapy is $200/hours

*Insurance for most federal employees may covert up to $2000

Neuropsychological Assessment Ottawa

How much

How it works

Neuropsychological assessment

Dr. Bénédicte Blain and Dr. Navaez Linares work with children (6+), adolescents, and adults (up to 19 for Dr. Navaez Linares) in English and French with various neurodevelopmental disorders and medical conditions, including :

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),

Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia and Dyscalculia),

Specific Language Impairment,

Giftedness,

Intellectual Disability,

Tourette syndrome,

Developmental Coordination Disorder,

Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NVLD),

neurobehavioral disorder due to prenatal alcohol exposure (NDAE), 

sensory processing disorder,

epilepsy,

traumatic brain injury, and

brain surgery.

They help clients better understand their strengths and weaknesses and offer suggestions to cope with anxiety, to improve mood and behaviours as well as to facilitate their academic learning.

Psychoeducational Assessment Ottawa

psychotherapy

Dr Bénédicte Blain offers psychotherapy online or in person

1) to cope with anxiety,

2) improve mood and

3) coach parents to manage the emotions and behaviours of their child. 

She welcomes children, adolescents, and adults who speak either English or French. Dr. Blain’s approach to therapy is collaborative.

She uses a variety of evidence-based treatments tailored to the client’s objectives such as

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

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Contact Me

Dr. Blain, psychologist

323 Chapel St 205
Ottawa, ON, K1N 7Z2

drbenedicteblain@gmail.com

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