Dr. Alex Weinberger

Dr. Weinberger provides therapy and consultation services to adults. He also conducts assessments of adults (intellectual, memory, learning, behaviour, personality, mental health, vocational, disability, and career).

Dr. Weinberger has over thirty years of experience as a clinical psychologist, having worked with a number of age groups, and with clients presenting with a variety of personal, social, relationship, mental health, work, learning and education-related problems. He opened his private practice in Ottawa in 1993. Dr. Weinberger joined Gilmour Psychological Services in 1994.

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Psychologist Expertise

Areas of specific interest to Dr. Weinberger include:

  • Adult Psychotherapy
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behaviour Management Problems
  • Career Concerns and Goals
  • Co-Parenting Counselling
  • Conflict Resolution Counselling (adults and children)
  • Depression
  • Family Conflicts
  • Marital and Relationship Difficulties
  • Parenting Effectiveness
  • Self-Esteem and Personal Inadequacy
  • Stress Management

Dr. Weinberger’s orientation is best described as integrated given his training in a number of major treatment approaches. He is a strong believer in establishing rapport with the client and in respecting and promoting one’s right to autonomy and self-direction.
Dr. Weinberger obtained an Honors B.A. in Psychology from Sir George Williams University in Montreal. He received his M.A. and Doctorate degrees from the University of Windsor in Ontario.
Dr. Weinberger is registered as a psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. He has extensive experience working in the mental health system and in school psychology. Among his other interests in psychology and professional practice, Dr. Weinberger has taught at universities, has published in professional journals, and he has served as Registrar of the Saskatchewan Psychology
Association and on the executive of the Ottawa Academy of Psychology.
Dr. Weinberger’s practice includes receiving self-referrals through the Gilmour Psychological Services central referral website, as well as referrals from physicians, lawyers, vocational-rehabilitation counsellors, and, with consent, family members. Evening appointments are available.