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Our Team.

​Brighter Future Psychology offers assessments and psychotherapy in French and English for people of all ages because everyone deserves to be fulfilled and reach their full potential.


How it works

​Assessments take place in 4 appointments 

  • 1-hour online intake interview

  • 2 x 2.5-3 hours testing sessions in person at 323 Chapel, Ottawa

  • 1-1.5-hour online feedback session

How much

  • Neuropsychological assessments are charged $250/hour for up to $4,500

  • Psychotherapy is $235/hour

*Insurance for most federal employees may covert up to $5,000 per year per client

Neuropsychological assessment

Dr. Blain, Dr. Navaez Linares, and Dr Lambert) work with children (6+), adolescents, and adults (up to 19 for Dr. Navaez Linares and Dr Lambert) in English and French. Dr Kolmogorova works with adults (18 to 69) and conduct assessment in English only. Our neuropsychologists are comfortable with various neurodevelopmental disorders and medical conditions, including :

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),

Learning Disabilities (Dyslexia and Dyscalculia),

Specific Language Impairment,


Intellectual Disability,

Tourette syndrome,

Developmental Coordination Disorder,

Nonverbal Learning Disorders (NVLD),

neurobehavioral disorder due to prenatal alcohol exposure (NDAE), 

sensory processing disorder,


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.


Dr. Bénédicte Blain and Dr. Navaez Linares also offer 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 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.

Dr. Navaez Linares provides Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) services in English, French, and Spanish to children and youth (up to 19 years old). With youth, he also offers support with stress management and interpersonal challenges, to those who are gifted/twice-exceptional (e.g., social skills, anxiety performance), ADHD and/or executive functioning management, and youth being part of the LGBTQIA2+ community.

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