Our team

Dre Myriam Chrétien, PhD., Psychologist



She has over 20 years of experience in diagnostic evaluation and intervention in clients with autism spectrum disorder and mental health disorders. She worked in CRDI and in a hospital environment, in a clinical specialized TSA. She uses the cognitive-behavioral approach adapted to the TED clientele to develop the anxiety management, emotional regulation and socialization skills. She is a lecturer at UQAM and Laval University. It offers services diagnostic evaluation and individual follow-ups (psychotherapy).

Ms. Hélène Nowak-Lamirande, M. Ps., Psychologist



She holds a master's degree in psychology and doctoral studies from the University of Montreal and numerous training courses in autism. She worked for over 20 years as a psychologist and coordinator of services assessment and intervention in autism in interdisciplinary teams in hospitals. She has participated in the training and supervision of many autism students and professionals. She has expertise in differential diagnostic assessment and assessment of cognitive functions in the adolescent children and adults with or without intellectual disability.

 Ms. Naima Fahmi, DESS TED, PhD., Psychologist



She holds a doctorate in psychology (research / clinical) and a DESS in behavioral intervention with people with an autism spectrum disorder and. She has 12 years of experience working with children and adolescents with ASD and specializes in treating anxiety disorders, managing anxiety, and regulating emotions. Having worked in the school environment, she also has expertise in the assessment of learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity.

Dre Marie-Hélène Prud'homme, Psy. D., Psychologist



She holds a doctorate in psychology from UQAM. She has worked in the field of autism spectrum disorders for more than 30 years, in schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and community organizations in Quebec, France, Belgium and Switzerland. She has expertise in the diagnostic evaluation of autism spectrum disorder in the children, adolescents and adults as well as in intervention at the level of social skills (PEERS certified), anxiety management and psychotherapy in this population. She is a lecturer and internship supervisor for UQAM. She worked 4 years abroad (2015-2019) as clinical coordinator of the Autism Resource Center of Limousin from 2015-2016 (France) and associate psychologist at the Cantonal Autism Center of the CHUV in Lausanne (Switzerland) from 2017-2019 .

Céline Aillerie, DESS TED, Consultant in psychosocial and vocational rehabilitation



She holds a DESS in behavioral intervention with people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as well as a bachelor's degree in educational and vocational information (guidance). She has accumulated over 20 years in psychosocial and vocational rehabilitation with adults struggling with issues of depression and anxiety or other mental health issues. She is certified in PEERS, an educational and social skills enrichment program for adolescents and young adults. She offers psychosocial and vocational rehabilitation services at the clinic.