Evelyn Sommers, Ph.D Psychologist
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Registration: The College of Psychologists of Ontario .

Education and Training:

  • Ph.D. (applied psychology), University of Toronto (OISE), 1992
  • M.A. (applied psychology), University of Toronto (OISE), 1989
  • B.A. (Honours, psychology), York University , 1987
  • Ontario Elementary School Teaching Certificate, 1966
  • Internships at Toronto East General Hospital and Vanier Centre for Women

Work in Psychology:

  • Private practice, Toronto , ON , 1998 to present
  • Private practice, Vancouver and Abbotsford, B.C., 1993 to 1998
  • Previous employment: the University of Toronto Counselling and Learning Skills Service, Toronto East General Hospital , Grand Valley Institution for Women
  • Supervision: The clinical work of several doctoral students in psychology at Simon Fraser University

Other:

I taught elementary school children, co-owned a business, and worked as a welfare caseworker.  I am also a parent.  These experiences provide me with a broad base of reference and enrich the work I do as a psychologist.

Memberships:

Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Canadian Psychological Association
American Psychological Association

Community and Professional Interests (current and past):

Officer-at-large with special interest in environmental concerns
            Bloor West Village Residents Association
Boardmember and Founding Member
            Western Canada Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Group     
Member, Advisory Committee                                                           
            FREDA (Feminist Research, Education, Development, Action)
Boardmember and Treasurer
            Ernestine's Women's Shelter