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Welcome to The Practice

Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers originally opened her own Psychological Services Practice in November of 2011 to provide her clients with highly skilled, compassionate therapeutic services in a warm, friendly, and welcoming environment. She has twenty-six years of clinical experience under her belt, and her most senior Associate Psychologists have been working with her at the Practice for a decade.

Dr. Hubley Carruthers and her six Psychologists, Dr. Joanne Gillespie, Dr. Joanna Hessen-Kayfitz, Céline Robert, M.Sc., Alicia Berze-Butts, M.A. (Candidate Register), Tami MacAskill, M.A. (Candidate Register), and Pavitra Desai, M.A. (Candidate Register) accept self-referrals, as well as referrals from physicians, hospital groups, governmental agencies, and other health related service groups (i.e., physiotherapists, massage therapists, chiropractors, etc.). All clinicians at Dr. Hubley Carruthers & Associates, are skilled therapists and assessors. The Practice specializes in empirically supported therapies.

In addition to maintaining a full clinical caseload, Dr. Hubley Carruthers accepts assessment referrals (i.e., Independent Psychological Examinations) from solicitors. Dr. Hessen Kayfitz also accepts referrals from lawyers and other forensic professionals.

If you are new to the Practice, please contact the office to inquire about wait times or fill in an Intake form online. Dr. Hubley Carruthers sees clients Monday to Thursday.  Céline Robert, Alicia Berze-Butts, and Pavitra Desai see clients on a full-time basis with flexible hours during the day, as well as some evenings. Dr. Joanne Gillespie, our pediatric psychologist, sees clients on various afternoons and evenings throughout the week. Dr. Joanna Hessen Kayfitz is available by appointment only, on a part-time basis. Appointments are offered in-person, by JANE / Zoom, or by phone, depending on client preference.

Our competent and compassionate Office Manager, Ms. Susan Hardiman, is on duty at the Practice from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Fridays, to accept your calls or respond to your e-mail queries (see Appointments Page of website).

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Hello everyone,

With respect to masking, face masks are optional and client-led in our offices on Brenton Street.

We request that you do not enter our offices, in-person, however, if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, regardless of rapid testing.

If you are symptomatic in any way, OR, if you have a COVID-19 positive member in your household, we ask that you please stay home, and a virtual session (JANE / Zoom / Phone) can be arranged for you.

Thank you for helping us keep our most vulnerable clients safe.

Kind regards,

Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers

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