Dr. Carly Shecter

Dr. Carly Shecter is a registered clinical psychologist with the Ontario College of Psychologists, and she received her Ph.D. in School and Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Toronto. Along with her work at the practice, she is currently working at Markham Stouffville Hospital in the Child and Adolescent Services. Dr. Shecter has trained at Victoria Hospital, Regional Mental Health Care London, Child Parent Resource Institute (CPRI), Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK), and the York Region District School Board. Dr. Shecter’s previous experience includes a variety of school, hospital, community mental health, day treatment and private practice settings.

Dr. Shecter provides evidence-based therapy (e.g., Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy) and psychological assessments to support children and adolescents with various challenges, including anxiety, depression, ADHD, developmental trauma, attachment disturbance, family-related issues and behavioural concerns. In addition, she provides family therapy, parent training, and integrates Mindfulness-based practices into her approach. She views psychotherapy as a collaborative process, and promotes the resilience of youth by focusing on their strengths and involving parents in the therapeutic process.

Dr. Shecter can be reached directly at cshecter@burlingtonpcs.com.

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