Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.
~ Rumi ~
Midtown Psychological Services
Registered Psychologists, at Yonge & Eglinton in Toronto
Psychotherapy, Couples Counselling & Psychoeducational Services
Dr. Donna Reist, PhD., C.Psych. & Associates
My name is Donna Reist, I’m a registered psychologist in Toronto and the clinical director of Midtown Psychological Services, a professional psychology practice near Yonge and Eglinton. We specialize in clinical, counselling and school psychology and warmly welcome members of the whole family, 6 years of age and up.
At Midtown Psychology we offer a wide range of services.
- Adults may wish to meet with a registered psychologist for diagnostic assessment of clinical disorders (e.g., bi-polar, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, PTSD, etc.), or evidence-based treatments including professional psychotherapy and couples counselling.
- The School Psychology Clinic provides state of the art school psychology services to students from Grade 1 to postgraduate. We provide psychoeducational assessments, neurocognitive and behavioral assessments, as well as gifted testing and youth counselling.
After taking a look at our website please give us a call and we’ll be pleased to answer your questions.
CLINICAL & COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY
Toronto Psychologists at Yonge & Eglinton
Dr. Reist is a professionally trained registered psychologist with over 30 years experience. She is pleased to provide professional psychotherapy to a wide variety of individuals. She has worked extensively in the areas of depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, personality disorders, family and relationship difficulties, crisis management, and career related stress. Read More
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THE SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY CLINIC
@ Midtown Psychological Services
We are pleased to provide licensed diagnostic services for the identification of Learning Disabilities in reading, writing, math and oral language development, We are also able to help you understand your learning strengths and needs, diagnose developmental disabilities, ADHD, etc. Learn More
Gifted testing is intelligence testing for children which occurs annually in most elementary schools throughout Toronto and the GTA. The purpose of gifted testing is to identify students with special learning needs due to their exceptional level of intelligence, as measured on an IQ test. Learn More
What is a school psychologist?
School psychologists are a critical part of your child’s school team. We work collaboratively with teachers and administrators, both in schools and privately. Our training and practice relies heavily on evidence-based decision making, accurately identifying problems and making recommendations for interventions that set students up for success. Learn More