Dr. Karen Davies

Dr. Davies provides psychological services to individual adults, couples, children, and their families. She has had her own private practice since 1989, and for seven years prior to that worked as a supervised associate in private practice.

Dr. Davies’ psychotherapeutic orientation can best be described as eclectic. Her clinical training has included extensive exposure to cognitive behavioural, psychodynamic and systems approaches to the understanding and treating of a wide range of psychological problems, occurring within an individual, a couple or a family.

To reach Dr. Karen Davies directly, please phone 613-230-4709 ext. 0026 at 437 Gilmour Street 2nd floor

Psychologist Expertise

In her practice, Dr. Davies treats individual adults who present with a wide variety of problems, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Children Counselling
  • Co-Parenting Counselling
  • Conflict Resolution Counselling (adults and children)
  • Couples Counselling
  • Depression
  • Difficulties with Intimacy in Relationships
  • Identity Disturbances
  • Incest Trauma
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse Trauma
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Dr. Davies also treats children who experience difficulties with:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioural Problems
  • Depression
  • Death of Family/Friend
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Parental Separation/Divorce
  • School Adjustment

Dr. Davies provides treatment to couples who require help with:

  • Adjustment to Major Life Changes
  • Communication Problems
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Intimacy Issues
  • Sexual Problems

Dr. Davies’ psychotherapeutic orientation can best be described as eclectic. Her clinical training has included extensive exposure to cognitive behavioural, psychodynamic and systems approaches to the understanding and treating of a wide range of psychological problems, occurring within an individual, a couple or a family.

Dr. Davies completed her Honours B.A. in Psychology at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario. She received both her M.A. and doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba. She has had psychological staff and/or intern experience in a number of outpatient settings, including a University affiliated Psychological Services Centre, the Winnipeg Child Guidance Centre, the Children’s Aid Society of Winnipeg, and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. She is registered as a psychologist in Ontario and with the Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Ontario.

In support of the profession of Psychology, Dr. Davies maintains memberships in each of the local (Ottawa), provincial, and national Psychological Associations. These Associations serve to encourage the scientific pursuit of greater understanding of human behaviour and the better provision of quality health care to the public.