Dr. Doreen Gough

Dr. Doreen Gough conducts psychotherapy with individuals at Gilmour Psychological Services® in Ottawa.

Dr. Gough’s psychotherapeutic orientation can be described as an integrated approach, utilizing thoughts, feelings, emotions, memories and sometimes dreams to address and resolve distressing symptoms and behaviours in a caring and understanding environment. This method analyzes and, in collaboration with the individual, attempts to mend the part of the underlying personality and previous experiences that caused these symptoms and behaviours. Change comes about through analysis of the underlying factors together with resolution of current problems or issues in the individual’s life.

To reach Dr. Doreen Gough directly, please phone 613-230-4709 ext. 0023 at 437 Gilmour Street 3rd floor

Psychologist Expertise

Dr. Doreen Gough works with a diversity of adult problems. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Accidents
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment and Adjustment Issues
  • Avoidance and Fears of Intimacy
  • Criminal Attack or War
  • Burn-out
  • Crisis
  • Depression
  • Emotional Reactions to Medical Problems
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Substance Abuse Problems
  • Suicidal Feelings
  • Survival of Sexual Abuse

Dr. Gough received both a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) and an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from Carleton University. She earned her doctorate in professional psychology from the University of Ottawa. She completed her pre-doctoral internships at the Centre for Psychological Services and at the Royal Ottawa Hospital. Prior to her doctoral training, Dr. Gough was employed for eight years in a scientific and managerial capacity in the federal government and has first hand knowledge of the mental and physical effects of job burnout and job dissatisfaction.

Dr. Gough is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association, the Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, the Ottawa Academy of Psychology. Dr. Gough continues her professional development through attendance of at least two conferences and two workshops a year and participation in ongoing study groups.