Dr. Navneet Dhami, Ph.D.
Navneet works with children, teens, adults and families and has been working for over 10 years helping her clients with a wide variety of difficulties including worrying, stress, depression, OCD, phobias and ADHD. She has a particular unique area of expertise in working with children and teens with developmental disabilities such as intellectual delay and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Navneet also conducts thorough psycho-educational assessments. Navneet leads groups for anxious children and teens at our centre as well as workshops and parenting talks. Navneet is fluent in both Punjabi and Hindi.
Navneet uses evidence-based treatment. She uses primarily Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) with adults. With children and teens, she integrates Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and family systems within a strong developmental perspective. She is patient and warm and places emphasis on providing a comfortable environment for her clients to express themselves and their needs.
Navneet completed her internship and practicum placements at the Reach Out Centre for Kids (R.O.C.K.) in Oakville and has also worked at the Mississauga Credit Valley Hospital, Hamilton Child and Adolescent Services and ErinoakKids in their Family Support Services and Autism Intervention Services departments. Navneet received her Honours B.Sc. in Psychology from the University of Toronto and her Masters in Clinical-Developmental Psychology from York University. She completed her Ph.D. in the same program with research that focussed on parent-child relations. Navneet’s research papers and presentations can be viewed here.