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. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Western Ontario, and a Clinical Supervisor at York University. He is affiliated with the Ontario Psychological Association, and the Canadian Psychological Association. He is a former professor at Seneca College. He is a former professor at Seneca College and a school psychologist for the Toronto School boards.

Dr. Chavoshi completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. from York University. His research focused on self-regulation, including developing interventions for improving time-management and executive functioning skills. 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, PhD Candidate

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.

Angela Celebre, MA, PhD Candidate

Doctoral Resident

Angela Celebre completed her undergraduate studies in human biology and psychology at the University of Toronto and obtained her M.A. from the School and Applied Child Psychology program at Western University. She has worked with children, adolescents, and families across both school and clinical settings, including Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Center, Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic, and the Waterloo Region District School Board. She is currently completing her doctorate in School and Applied Child Psychology at Western University and her residency at The PsychoEd Clinic.

Alina Lyons, MA, edD Candidate

Doctoral Trainee

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. She is pursuing her doctoral studies at the University of Toronto in the Doctor of Education in Counselling Psychology, Counselling & Psychotherapy Field. Alina has over eight years of experience providing psychological assessments to children, youth, and adults. She worked as a Certified School Psychologist in British Columbia. She is currently working as a psychoeducational consultant for a Toronto School board. Alina is part of the Adult ADHD Service at The PsychoEd Clinic where she provides psychometric and assessment services to adults and supervision to junior associates. In addition, Alina provides ADHD coaching and counselling to adults diagnosed with ADHD.

Shayna Fox Lee, MA, PhD Candidate

Clinical Associate

Shayna Fox Lee obtained her master’s degree from York University, where she is a doctoral candidate and lectures in the Psychology Department. Shayna has served on the executive board and held an editorship for Division 26 of the American Psychological Association. Her research focuses on the development and verification of mindfulness interventions, as well as therapeutic regulation. Shayna is part of the Adult ADHD Service at The PsychoEd Clinic where she provides psychometric and assessment services to adults and supervision to junior associates.


Rotem Petranker, MA, PhD Candidate

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. He is completing his doctorate in psychology at McMaster 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. Rotem is part of the Adult ADHD Service at The PsychoEd Clinic where he provides psychometric and assessment services to adults.

Taissa Fuke, M.A.

Clinical Associate

Taissa earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Ottawa and her M.A. degree in psychology with a focus on Lifespan Development at Brock University. Her graduate research focussed on preschool children’s cognitive development. She is currently coordinating a research project focused on improving mental health outcomes for adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Taissa is part of the Post-Secondary ADHD Service at The PsychoEd Clinic where she provides psychometric and assessment services to emerging adults. Taissa is passionate about continuing her training and education towards becoming a clinical psychologist.

Azin dastpak, M.Sc

Clinical Services Manager

Azin Dastpak is the Clinic Manager 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.

Masi Mehrabanpour, B.sc, M.Psy Candidate

Graduate Practicum Trainee

Masi is a graduate student at Adler Graduate Professional School, and he is completing his practicum training in assessment and diagnostic interviewing at The PsychoEd Clinic. He holds a bachelor’s in psychology and a Graduate Certificate in Addictions and Mental Health. Masi has previously worked in diverse settings with adults, including in-patient treatment for addiction disorders.

Lamia Firasta, B.sc

Clinic Coordinator

Lamia Firasta is the Clinic Coordinator for the Psycho Ed Clinic, with a keen interest in Mental Health advocacy. She graduated from the University of Toronto, with a Bachelor of Science in Co-op Mental Health Studies with a minor in Creative Writing. As an aspiring clinical psychologist, she is working on research related to body image, social media and related areas. At the clinic, she is involved in coordinating appointments and supporting the team in assessments.

Sam Farzanfar

Media Coordinator

Sam Farzanfar is studying psychology at the University of Toronto. Sam’s role at the clinic is to help coordinate with the community, for example by facilitating the release and production of informational content such as videos and social media posts. He is passionate about the practice of psychology and increasing access to mental health services in our community.

Consulting Team

Armita Hosseini, M.Ed., M.A., C. Psych. Assoc.

Consultant Psychological Associate in Adult Autism Assessment and Diagnosis

Armita is registered Clinical and Counselling psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She has a Master’s of Education in Counseling Psychology from University of Western Ontario and a Master’s of Arts in Clinical-Developmental Psychology from York University. Throughout her clinical training, she has worked for publicly funded mental health agencies including Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, East Metro Youth Services, Aisling Child and Family Discoveries Centre. Armita focuses on assessing and treating ADHD and ASD in adults. Armita also treats and conducts psycho-educational and psychological assessments for children, adolescents and adults. Her practice is LGBTQ-affirmative.

Learn more at: https://talknthrive.com/

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. Sarah Mastoras, PHD, C.Psych

Consultant School Psychologist

Dr. Sarah Mastoras is a registered School Psychologist with extensive experience working within the school system. She completed her doctorate at the University of Calgary, where her research focused on resilience in children with ADHD. She conducts comprehensive psychoeducational assessments with children from kindergarten through high school to better understand and support their learning needs and well-being. She is experienced in the assessment and diagnosis of learning disabilities, ADHD and behaviour disorders, communication and intellectual disorders, as well as mental health needs (e.g., anxiety, depression, self-esteem) that can interfere with school functioning. Dr. Mastoras takes a child-centered, strengths-based approach to her work, and aims to involve and empower families throughout the process. Learn more at https://fairmarc.ca/our-team/

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, phd

UX Design & Research Consultant

Dr. Oosenbrug is a design researcher and UX 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 in History & Philosophy of Science and Medicine at McGill University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Psychology and earned a Graduate Diploma in Health Psychology from York University in Toronto. His experience in critical psychology provides a unique perspective on the challenges faced by mixed methods research and patient-centered service design.Learn more at: www.ericoosenbrug.com