RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Highest Academic Graduate Degree: PhD
- Gender: Female
- CRHSP Reg. # 05955
- NSBEP Reg. # R0304
Dr Matwychuk was born and raised, surrounded by her Icelandic relatives, in small-town Manitoba, which was a “deep-freeze” in winter, but a bucolic beach / fishing/farming area in summer. Dr Matwychuk has three degrees in psychology, a BAHons. from the University of Winnipeg, a MSc from the University of Calgary, a PhD from the University of Minnesota, as well as was the recipient of numerous merit awards during her training.
Dr Matwychuk trained and worked doing research, teaching and clinical work in big-city hospital ER, OP and IP units, maximum prison and university departments (Psych / Medicine / Nursing) before she was brought back to Canada by the Department of Health in 1994. University of Minnesota program was ranked fourth of all psychology graduate programs in North America.
Dr Matwychuk now has a full-time private practice specializing in Clinical Psychology in Truro, Nova Scotia and is also the Administrative Director of Truro Psychiatric and Psychological Associates Clinic. She offers services in a practical and supportive professional manner for a wide variety of problems using evidence-based assessment and treatment methods, which means the methods are scientifically proven to be effective.
She is highly skilled at the differential diagnostic assessment and treatment of psychiatric illnesses, but also enjoys helping clients with their issues. She is recognized as an expert by all levels of court in Nova Scotia.
Specialized Areas of Practice
Areas of Practice
Auxiliary Practice Areas
Alana Matwychuk, Registered Psychologist
Dr Alana Matwychuk’s Availability
Will direct bill to insurers.