Clinic Staff

Dr. Saeid Chavoshi, Phd, C.Psych

Clinical & School Psychologist | Clinic Director

Dr. Saeid Chavoshi is a Clinical and School Psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Dr. Chavoshi completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Clinical-Developmental Psychology Program at York University. His research focused on self-regulation, including developing interventions for improving time-management and executive functioning skills. He is a School Psychologist at a Toronto board, and a Clinical Supervisor at York University. He is a former professor at Seneca College. Learn about Dr. Saeid's research and other projects at www.DrChavoshi.ca.

Dr. Laith Barsoom, MD, CCFP

Consulting Physician

Dr. Barsoom is a licensed physician in Ontario and a member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. He completed his residency at the University of Saskatchewan, and a fellowship in Hospital Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Dela Farzanfar, MA

Clinical Associate

Dela received her graduate degree in Clinical Psychology from York University in Toronto and worked as a psychoeducational consultant at the Toronto District School Board where she provided psychological services to a diverse population under supervision. She has also previously worked in neuropsychology clinics at the Baycrest Centre and the University Health Network. She is currently completing her doctorate in psychology at the University of Toronto.

Rotem Petranker, MA

Clinical Associate

Rotem Petranker completed a bachelor's in psychology at the University of Toronto and received his graduate degree in psychology from York University. Rotem has worked as a clinician at the York University Psychology clinic where he provided a variety of psychological services to a diverse population. He has also worked in the Thompson Centre at Sunnybrook hospital to lead mindfulness-based intervention with a focus on clients with OCD and anxiety. He is currently completing his doctorate in psychology at McMaster University.

Alina Lyons, MA

Clinical Associate

Alina Lyons completed her undergraduate studies in human biology and psychology at the University of Toronto and obtained her M.A. from the School Psychology program at the University of British Columbia. Alina has over 8 years of experience providing psychological assessments to children, youth, and adults. She worked as a Certified School Psychologist in British Columbia, with the Psychoeducational Research and Training Centre at UBC, the Catholic Independent Schools of Vancouver, and the Abbotsford School District. After moving to Toronto, she worked as a consultant at the Toronto French School. She is currently working as a psychoeducational consultant for a Toronto School board.

Azin dastpak, M.Sc

Clinical Services Manager

Azin Dastpak is the Clinical and Technical Services Lead at The PsychoEd Clinic with a passion for child psychology. She received her Master's degree from Simon Fraser University in Computer Science. She later returned to university to pursue further studies with the ultimate goal of becoming a clinical psychologist. At the clinic, Ms. Dastpak is involved with innovative projects in improving psychological assessment instruments and meeting our post-secondary institutional partners' clinical needs.

Sam Farzanfar

Clinic Coordinator

Sam Farzanfar is studying psychology at the University of Toronto. Sam’s main role is to help coordinate with the community. He also facilitates the release and production of informational content such as videos on our website. His other role is helping conduct social media activities for the clinic such as raising awareness about important mental health news and events.

Consulting Team

Dr. Komran Bordbar, MD, FRCPC

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Bordbar is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with a passion for helping children and adolescents manage their mental health challenges while striving to thrive at home and school. He has completed his psychiatry training at University of Toronto.

Dr. Julie Wallis, PHD, C.Psych

Consultant Bilingual Clinical Child Psychologist

Dr. Julie Wallis completed her Doctorate in Clinical Developmental Psychology at York University and is registered as a clinical psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Dr. Wallis completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (now the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health) in Toronto. Her training and experience center on the complex psychological assessment of children, integrative psychotherapy, parent counselling/coaching, and family therapy. Dr. Wallis offers consultation and coaching to parents of young children, and she provides bilingual psychoeducational assessments for students enrolled in French immersion or extended French programs.

Learn more at: www.drjuliewallis.com

Dr. Alex Basile, PHD, C.Psych

Consultant School and Clinical Child Psychologist

Dr. Basile (she/her) is a clinical and school psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Her scope of practice includes work with children, adolescents, and their parents. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Developmental Psychology at York University. Her clinical training and employment experience include work at several school boards, hospitals, and clinics including the Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Markham Stouffville Hospital, and private practice. Her experience in school psychology provides her with a unique perspective of the challenges that parents, and their children experience not only at home but in meeting their social, emotional, and cognitive needs within the greater context of their community. Dr. Basile works from a cognitive behavioural therapeutic (CBT) orientation and integrates a variety of evidence-based approaches to best meet client needs.

Learn more at: www.dralexandragbasile.com

Dr. Shulamit Mor, PHD, C.Psych

Director of the Mor Centre for Student Counselling and Development

Dr. Mor is a Registered Psychologist in Clinical, Counselling and Rehabilitation Psychology. She received her doctoral degree from York University in Toronto, where she continues to teach at the Department of Psychology. Dr. Mor has been a clinical supervisor for the Personal Counselling Services (PCS) at York University and the director and founder of the Canadian Centre for Performance Psychology. Learn more at: Mor Center for Student Counselling and Development.

Eric oosenbrug, ph.d

UX Design Consultant

Eric Oosenbrug is a UX research and strategy consultant. He combines UX methods with a deep understanding of human psychology to help our clinic understand the needs of our institutional partners and how to design great products and services for them. He completed his undergraduate studies at McGill University. He obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Historical, Theoretical, and Critical Studies of Psychology Program at York University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Health Psychology.