Areas of Practice
- Learning Disabilities/Problems
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Behaviour Problems
- Mobile Assessment Team (MAT) for Regional Assessment Resource Centre (RARC)
Mood problems, including:
- Anger Control
- Self Esteem
- Stress Management
Family problems, including:
- Relationship Difficulties
- Separation and Divorce
- Other Professionals
Other Services, including:
- Sleep Disorders
- Chronic Pain
- Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis
- Psycho-Educational Assessment
- Individual Therapy
- Couples Therapy
- Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
- Play Therapy
- Family Therapy
Third Party Funding Sources
- Bursary for Students with Disabilities (BSWD)
- Regional Assessment and Resource Centre (RARC), Mobile Assessment Team (MAT)
- First Nations and Inuit Health
- Veterans' Affairs
- Motor-Vehicle Accident (MVA) benefits
- Workers' Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
- Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB)
- Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP), Victim Services
- Interim Federal Health Program
Employee Assistance Programs:
- Sylvie Pelletier
- Other Professionals
Links we like
About Learning Disabilities:
• All Kinds of Minds
• Learning Disabilities Association
• www.psychoed.ca (for professionals)
For Kids and Teens:
• Mind Your Mind
• Kids Help Phone
• Kids' Mental Health Ontario
• Lives in the Balance
• Help Centre
• Mood Disorders Association
• Canadian Mental Health Assoc.
• Ontario Psychological Association
• Canadian Psychological Assoc.
• College of Psychologists of Ontario
Location (view map)
1057 Main Street West, Suite 2-01 Hamilton, ON L8S 1B7
Telephone: 905-527-5991 Fax: 905-527-9601
(free parking behind the building)
Currently available Monday through Friday, including some weekend and evening availability.
Psychological services are not currently covered under OHIP but many employment-related or extended health benefit plans offer full or partial coverage. Fees are based on the guidelines recommended by the Ontario Psychological Association. We accept the Health Solutions Plus Card from Great West Life.
In case of emergency, please call 911.
Other local resources for emergencies are COAST and EPT
Marnee Maroes, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Dr. Maroes has been treating and assessing children, families, and adults since 1996. Her practice is grounded in solid experience – she has worked in private practice, education and hospital settings. Dr. Maroes holds a Ph.D. from the University of Saskatchewan, completed her internship at Chedoke and has been working in private practice in the Golden Horseshoe area since 2002.
Deirdre Boyle, B.Ed., M.A., C.Psych.Assoc. (Supervised Practice)
Ms. Boyle has been working in post-secondary settings since receiving her M.A. in Counselling Psychology from McGill University. Before completing her M.A., Ms. Boyle worked as a teacher. Her role in the university setting has been related to supporting students with disabilities and mental health concerns. Her practice at Hamilton Psychological Services includes psycho-educational assessment and therapy.
Jenn Cometto, M.A.
Ms. Cometto spent the summer with us and will be continuing in our practice with evening and weekend availability while she completes her Pre-Doctoral Internship. Her Internship is through Hamilton Health Sciences, at the Chedoke Child and Family Centre, from September 2011 through August 2012. This Internship is the final step towards completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Windsor. Ms. Cometto works with children, adolescents, and adults in therapy and assessment. Her clients benefit from her ongoing training and her empathic commitment.
Noel Chung, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Practicing in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
Dr. Chung obtained a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University, Montreal. She is particularly interested in assessment and therapy of adults and motor vehicle accident victims. Her integrative approach to treatment primarily involves cognitive-behavioural therapy, mindfulness therapy and problem-solving therapy to help clients solve their personal concerns and difficulties.
Michael Decaire, M.A., C.Psych. Assoc.
Mr. Decaire focuses on the diagnostic assessment of learning disorders, mental health disorders, and personality. He has spoken on these topics to a number of institutions across the country, as well as through professional associations such as the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and the Council For Exceptional Children (CEC).
Monica Koblik, D.Psych., C.Psych. (Supervised Practice)
Ms. Koblik has completed her training in Clinical Psychology through the University of Queensland (Australia), and is preparing for Registration in Ontario. She focuses her work in therapy and assessment with adults and couples. She has extensive experience gained through her training, including work with anxiety, mood, and severe mental illness. Ms. Koblik also spends one day per week working in the Schizophrenia Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Janice Carment, B.A.
Ms. Carment is our administrative assistant who keeps the office running smoothly and ensures that the process from initial phone call to booking appointments is a pleasant and efficient experience. Ms. Carment has a BA from Trent University.
Valerie is our bookkeeper. She can help with any questions about sales receipts and payments. She also takes care of billing 3rd-party insurers (e.g., motor-vehicle insurance, WSIB), so that the process is as smooth as possible for clients with these types of funding for their services.