Dr. Angelina Chupetlovska, C.Psych.

Dr. Angelina Chupetlovska provides treatment to children, adolescents, adults and families. She also conducts child custody and access assessments. In her psychotherapy orientation Dr. Chupetlovska brings together aspects from the psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural, rational-emotive, and humanistic approaches. She closely collaborates with her clients. This approach helps clients better understand and overcome psychological barriers that prevent them from being content and satisfied with their lives.

Dr. Chupetlovska also aims at recognizing clients’ psychological potential and resourcefulness and building on their strengths. She believes in a highly individualized and thoughtful approach and has great confidence in the human potential for change.

Dr. Chupetlovska sees children of all ages as well as adults.

Psychologist Expertise

In her practice Dr. Chupetlovska works with clients struggling with a wide variety of issues. Some of them are:

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Attachment difficulties
  • Behavioral problems
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Childhood trauma
  • Custody and Access Assessments
  • Depression
  • Dual diagnosis
  • Family and Parenting Issues
  • Grief
  • Learning disabilities
  • Loneliness
  • Parenting
  • Personality disorders
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-harming
  • Separation/divorce
  • Sexuality (GLBT)
  • Shame
  • Substance addictions and abuse
  • Thinking disorders
  • Trauma

Dr. Chupetlovska earned her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Masters in Clinical Psychology degrees from the New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario. The Clinical Psychology program at the University of Ottawa is approved (accredited) by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).

In the past, Dr. Angelina Chupetlovska has worked as psychological staff with individuals with heavy substance abuse at the Methadone Program at the National Center of Addictions, Sofia, Bulgaria. Additionally, she has substantial background in health psychology acquired at the Clinics of Toxicology, Trauma and Orthopaedics, and Burns and Plastic Surgery at Pirogov Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria. Dr. Chupetlovska also has considerable school psychology training and experience gathered working for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board in Ottawa. She has been working in clinical and school psychology settings as student or staff since 2001. Dr. Chupetlovska has been in private practice since 2014.

Since 2008, Dr. Chupetlovska has been a Psychoanalytic Candidate to the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis, Quebec English (Ottawa). This indicates that she is in training to become a designated psychoanalyst. In addition to her training in clinical psychology, Dr. Chupetlovska has completed four years of theoretical training and three additional years of clinical training in psychoanalysis. Graduate psychoanalysts trained under the auspices of the Canadian Institute of Psychoanalysis have had the most rigorous education and clinical training available in Canada for the practice of psychoanalysis. Candidates accepted for training such as Dr. Chupetlovska, must meet the highest ethical, psychological, and professional standards in their field of clinical practice.

To ensure her continued competence in psychology and psychoanalysis, Dr. Chupetlovska regularly participates in study groups, attends conferences and workshops, and closely follows current psychological and psychoanalytical research.