Psychologists / Psychologues
Dr. Alison Welsted, C. Psych.

Dr. Alison Welsted is a Clinical, Health, and Rehabilitation Psychologist. She completed her Master's in Health Psychology, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, at the University of British Columbia. Her residency was at The Ottawa Hospital in the Mental Health and Rehabilitation Psychology stream. Since completing her training, Dr. Welsted has worked in private practice and with the Ottawa Hospital and Regional Hepatitis Program.

Dr. Welsted provides psychological assessment and treatment services to adults with mental and physical health concerns. Dr. Welsted has a particular interest in health behaviour change (e.g., smoking cessation, weight management, exercise) and women's reproductive health issues (e.g., fertility issues, perinatal depression and anxiety, menopause). Dr. Welsted's primary approach to therapy is cognitive-behavioural with the integration of third-wave therapies, including dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy, as indicated. Psychodiagnostic assessment and consultation with other healthcare providers is available upon request.

Areas of Practice

  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Anxiety disorders, including health anxiety
  • Coping with acute and chronic illness
  • Health behaviour change
  • Women's reproductive health issues
  • Posttraumatic stress
  • Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders
  • Assessment and consultation
  • Languages Spoken

  • English / French

  • Population

  • Adults, individuals and groups

  • Theoretical Orientations

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
  • Canadian Psychological Association
  • College of Psychologists of Ontario
  • Ontario Psychological Association
  • Ottawa Academy of Psychology

  • Contact

    Dr. Alison Welsted, C. Psychologist

    Phone : 613-565-9090 Extension 225

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