Dr. Amanda Timmers

Dr. Amanda Timmers provides psychological services by video or phone to couples and individual adults in the province of Ontario.  Her primary theoretical orientations are cognitive-behavioural therapy and emotion-focused therapy, though she integrates other evidence-based treatment modalities to meet clients’ specific needs.  Dr. Timmers takes a collaborative, supportive approach to psychotherapy, to help clients better understand themselves and make positive changes in their lives.

Psychologist Expertise

Areas of specific interest to Dr. Pishva include:

  • Anxiety/stress
  • Relationships and intimacy
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexual health/functioning
  • LGBTQ+ issues
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Life transitions
  • Chronic pain
  • Adjustment to disease/injury

Dr. Timmers completed her undergraduate studies, M.Sc., and Ph.D., at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario. Her clinical training included work at a variety of university-affiliated private practices, community based clinics, hospitals, and tertiary mental health-care settings. She completed her clinical psychology residency through the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, where she worked predominantly in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, providing assessment and treatment services to individuals with anxiety, low mood, and histories of sexual trauma.

Dr. Timmers maintains memberships in a number of psychological associations that encourage the scientific pursuit of advancing understanding of human behavior and the provision of high-quality mental health care to the public.  She also continues her professional development through lectures, workshops, conferences, and keeping current with the scientific and clinical literature.

To reach Dr. Amanda Timmers directly, please phone 613-581-7384.