Dr. Melissa Parlar

Dr. Melissa Parlar is a registered clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, and rehabilitation psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from York University, and also completed a specialized program in Neuropsychology. Prior to that, she obtained a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from McMaster University. She has gained clinical training and experience at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Baycrest Health Sciences, York University Psychology Clinic, and in private practice.

Dr. Parlar offers treatment services for adults and seniors with mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, adjustment/life transitions, chronic pain, and traumatic brain injury. She also offers psychological assessment services.
Dr. Parlar’s approach is founded in client-centered principles. She integrates cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and cognitive remediation approaches to tailor care to help her clients meet their goals and needs.
Dr. Parlar can be reached directly at mparlar@burlingtonpcs.com.

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