Sara Quirke is a psychologist who earned her Doctorate degree at McGill University in School/Applied Child Psychology. Since 2008, she has worked in public and private practice, in Montreal and Ottawa. She received her training at various local institutions including the Montreal Children’s Hospital, West Montreal Readaptation Center, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, and the Child, Adolescent and Family Center of Ottawa. She currently works as a School Psychologist at the Lester B. Pearson School Board.

Given her broad experience, Sara has an excellent understanding of child development and cares about children’s wellbeing at school, home and in everyday life. She provides a unique perspective about how children and their parents can learn to cope with their difficulties in considering their mental health and academic challenges.

Sara takes an open, honest, sensitive, and friendly approach in providing psychoeducational assessment and intervention for children. She has worked with children and teenagers with anxiety, ADHD, autism, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities. She uses a cognitive-behavioural approach (CBT) and aims to have your child develop skills that are based on empirical research.

Sara grew up in Montreal’s West Island. She spends time at the skating rink in winter, and spends her summers swimming and making pottery.