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Michele Palk Joins Mississauga Psychology Centre


For immediate release: June 3, 2015 Psychology Associate Michele Palk Joins Mississauga Psychology Centre Team   MISSISSAUGA, ON - The Mississauga Psychology Centre is pleased to announce that Michele Palk has joined the team as an associate staff member. Michele is a registered social worker (RSW) with over 10 years of experience providing therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, and families.  She holds master of psychology (M.Psy.) and master of social work (M.S.W.) degrees, and has been Read more

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Michele Palk Joins Mississauga Psychology Centre

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For immediate release: June 3, 2015

Psychology Associate Michele Palk Joins Mississauga Psychology Centre Team

 
MISSISSAUGA, ON – The Mississauga Psychology Centre is pleased to announce that Michele Palk has joined the team as an associate staff member. Michele is a registered social worker (RSW) with over 10 years of experience providing therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, and families.  She holds master of psychology (M.Psy.) and master of social work (M.S.W.) degrees, and has been approved to become registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

“As part of the Mississauga Psychology Centre team, Michele will be providing assessment and therapy services,” says Dr. Andrea Myrie-Nurse, founder of the Mississauga Psychology Centre. “Her clinical experiences with abuse, adjustment and mood disorders, behavioural challenges, developmental delays, trauma, and learning disabilities will be a huge asset to the Centre staff and clients.”

“I am committed to providing assessment, therapy, and training services that support the development of healthier individuals, families, and communities,” says Michele Palk. “I welcome the opportunity to work with children, adolescents, and adults through the Mississauga Psychology Centre to determine how to address the challenges they are currently experiencing.”

Michele’s social work career focused on providing frontline child protection services.  She has also conducted court ordered custody and access assessments, trauma assessments, and was a guest lecturer at two faculties of social work in Ontario.  In 2010, Michele became a Certified Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Trainer. She has since provided training, case consultation, and intervention services to families and organizations working with individuals suspected of having, or diagnosed with, FASD.

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 About Mississauga Psychology Centre

The Mississauga Psychology Centre helps people develop strategies and solutions to thrive in school, relationships and life. By providing exemplary specialized care and education for mental health issues, we hope to build healthy communities and help people thrive. Our caring and knowledgeable team of registered psychologists has extensive experience providing assessments and therapy ‒ to children, teens, adults, couples and families ‒ for a range of mental health and behavioural issues. We work with clients to look for insights from past experiences and find solutions to current challenges affecting their ability to perform life tasks optimally.

For more information:
Dr. Andrea Myrie-Nurse, Founder & C. Psych
Mississauga Psychology Centre
P: 416-912-0577
C: 905-601-5888
anurse@mississaugapsychology.com
www.mississaugapsychology.com