Meet the Team

PSYCHOLOGISTS:

Dr. Andrea M. Lee, C. Psych.  

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Phone: (613) 710-0415        e-mail: andrea.lee@leehealth.ca

Andrea2-1005x1024Dr. Andrea Lee is a registered psychologist in the areas of Clinical, Rehabilitation, and Health Psychology. She has diverse training experiences in a variety of settings. She completed her Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) degree in Psychology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. She received her master’s degree in 2006 and her Ph.D. in 2009 from the University of Florida in Clinical Psychology. Her predoctoral internship and post-doctoral residency took place in the Department of Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Manitoba.  Dr. Lee has presented at local, national, and international conferences and authored or co-authored a number of journal articles, book chapters, and encyclopaedia entries.  She has served as Interim Director of the Practice Directorate of the Canadian Psychological Association.  In addition to her private practice, she currently holds a position as Policy Associate for the Canadian Psychological Association.  Dr. Lee is competent in conducting diagnostic assessments with adults with mental health issues, as well as with those with both mental health and physical health problems. She sees adults in individual therapy and her approach to therapy is primarily cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness. She is also able to pull from other forms of therapy such as emotion-focused therapy, solution-focused therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy and cognitive processing therapy as deemed appropriate for each individual case. The topics of intervention she is involved with are: stress, depression, anxiety (phobias, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD), trauma, grief, adjustment to illness, pain management, relationships and interpersonal conflict, behaviour modification relating to healthy lifestyles, body image, self-esteem and personal growth.

REGISTERED PSYCHOTHERAPIST:

Katie Greenough, M.A., RP, CCC  

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Phone: (613) 899-9458      e-mail: katie.greenough@leehealth.ca

Katie Greenough is a registered psychotherapist treating adolescents and adults. She holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling (2012) from Saint Paul University in Ottawa, where she specialized in couples counselling. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Highest Honours) in Psychology (2010) from Carleton University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) in International Relations from the University of Toronto (2001). Katie is registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, and also holds professional membership in the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Katie has experience working at rural community health centres, as well as at a rehabilitation clinic offering integrated programming for individuals recovering from both physical and psychological injuries. Katie provides psychotherapy using a variety of treatment modalities including cognitive behavioural therapy, emotion-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, interpersonal psychotherapy, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR). She always aims to tailor treatment to meet clients’ needs, and involves clients in treatment planning through goal-setting and collaboration. Katie treats individuals facing depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, grief, chronic pain, and concussion. She emphasizes the development of healthy communication skills and emotion regulation skills for all clients.

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATE:

Ms. Sara Bringas, M.A., C.Psych.Assoc.   

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Phone: (613) 878-4666      e-mail: sara.bringas@leehealth.ca

Sara Bringas received a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Psychology from the Pontifical University of Salamanca in 2002. Two years later, she completed her Master's of Psycho-oncology and Palliative care at the Complutense University of Madrid, and in 2010 she received her certification in Gestalt Therapy from the Spanish Society for Gestalt therapy. She has extensive training experiences in cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, counselling and life coaching, among others.

Sara worked several years at the Thoracic and General Surgery Department at San Carlos Clinical University Hospital in Spain assisting in the psychological diagnosis and treatment of oncological and non-oncological patients. She held a predoctoral fellowship for psychological research and published and presented results both in medical and psychological congresses and scientific journals. She also held several managerial positions with pharmaceutical companies.

Sara specializes in working with adults seeking treatment for depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, grief, chronic pain and health issues, particularly oncology patients. She believes in a holistic, respectful and compassionate approach in therapy as the best way to help others. Sara is passionate about supporting clients in managing their lives. She has lived in several countries and worked with people from many different geographical regions around the globe. She practices in both English and Spanish.

Sara is currently registered as a psychological associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with competencies in clinical and health psychology. She is a member of the Ottawa Academy of Psychology and Canadian Psychological Association.