About Our Team

Meet Our Professionals

Dr. Bonnie T. Seidman, C. Psych.

Clinical Psychologist and Owner

Dr. Seidman received her Ph. D in Clinical Psychology from Queen’s University in 1992 and has been a registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario since 1994. Dr. Seidman has experience working in public and private settings with individuals who have experienced a wide range of psychological challenges. She has worked in outpatient psychiatry in general hospitals, in the Psychology departments at correctional institutions and for employee assistance agencies. Dr. Seidman opened her private practice over 20 years ago and founded Kingston Psychology and Neurofeedback Clinic (currently Onward Psychology and Neurofeedback) in 2012, where she helps adults manage various mental health issues and transition toward an improved quality of life.

Dr. Seidman has experience working with diverse populations. She is a Blue Cross Service Provider who works with actively serving members of the Canadian Forces, Veterans, and the RCMP. Her extensive experience working with military members and Veterans has made her a prime point of contact within the Kingston community. Dr. Seidman also works with people who struggle with mid-life issues, work stress and life transitions. As an advocate for women’s wellness, she helps women overcome a variety of life situations.

Dr. Seidman offers a thoughtful integration of evidence-based therapies and some adjuncts to therapy, in conjunction with her clients’ needs and goals. The Clinic also offers Neurofeedback brain training. Some of Dr. Seidman's Psychotherapy clients may choose to receive Neurofeedback training as an adjunct to Psychotherapy.

Dr. Seidman is sensitive to her clients’ differing needs and challenges. She works with individuals on a case-by-case basis, developing individualized treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each private practice client. Dr. Seidman believes in the importance of fostering a strong therapist-client relationship with her private practice clients. She aims to help people access their inner strengths and resources to make genuine changes in their lives.

To learn more about Dr. Seidman’s qualifications and experience, please visit her LinkedIn page.

Crystal Wiens

Casual Neurofeedback Technician

Crystal Wiens is a casual, backup Neurofeedback Technician at Onward. She is currently pursuing an Honours Bachelor Degree in Behavioural Psychology at St. Lawrence College.

Crystal has worked in the health care field as a pharmacy technician since 2005. She also has numerous volunteer experiences with individuals suffering from psychological problems and mental and physical disabilities at psychiatric hospitals, group homes and educational institutions.

Crystal’s long term goal is to practice Behavioural therapy, working particularly with people who have Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She is very interested in the field of neuroscience and finds Neurofeedback brain training and its benefits a fascinating area of mental health care.