Psychologist (Children, Teens, Adults)
Dr. Lorah Pilchak Harley is a clinical psychologist and school psychologist working with children, teens, and adults. She provides psychoeducational assessments for various conditions, including learning disabilities, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, giftedness, developmental delay, and pervasive developmental disorders. She also provides counselling services for a variety of mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, and adjustment conditions. Dr. Pilchak Harley has a particular interest in treating anxiety in children.
Dr. Pilchak Harley completed her Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Toronto. She subsequently worked at the University of Waterloo’s Health Services, where she provided therapy and assessment services. She also developed a psychological assessment centre on campus. Dr. Pilchak Harley previously provided therapy and assessment services to children and youth with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities at Surrey Place Centre, a centre offering specialized clinical services to help children and adults living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, and visual impairments. In addition to her work at Brookside Psychologists, she is currently employed at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), where she provides psychoeducational assessments. She also delivers professional development seminars on children’s mental health, executive functioning, and fostering resilience, and serves as a member of the TDSB Identification Placement Review Committee. Dr. Pilchak Harley has been providing psychological services for almost 20 years.