RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Highest Academic Graduate Degree: PhD
- Gender: Female
- NSBEP Reg. # R0678
Dr. Tara has recently transitioned her practice to focus on comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological assessments. Assessment services include:
• Mental Health
• Dementia/memory and Capacity
• Brain Injury
• Fit to Work
• ADHD (adults)
• Learning Disabilities (adults)
As a Ph.D. level psychologist, Dr. Tara has been extensively trained in general mental health as well as the specialized areas of health and sports psychology. Her clinical health psychology experience includes work with patients diagnosed with cancer, chronic disease, spinal cord and brain injury, chronic pain, fertility issues, treatment decision making, and sleep disorders. With respect to disease prevention, she has worked with smoking cessation, food/eating issues, and weight-loss.
In recent years, Dr. Tara has provided service to the Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre inpatient units, the CDHA-associated Partners For Healthier Weight Program and the Colchester East Hants Health Authority Persistent Pain Treatment Program. She has provided neuropsychological assessment services to various private and public organizations throughout Nova Scotia and Ontario. She has also acted as an expert witness for the courts.