Dr. Bonnie T. Seidman, C. Psych.
Dr. Seidman received her Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology from Queen’s University in 1992 and has been registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario since 1994. Dr. Seidman has experience working in both public and private settings, with individuals who have experienced a wide range of mental health challenges. She has worked in outpatient psychiatry in general hospitals, in psychology departments at maximum and medium security correctional institutions, and for employee assistance programs. Dr. Seidman opened her private practice over 30 years ago and founded Onward Psychology in 2012. Dr. Seidman strives to help adults cope with and manage mental health issues and move toward an improved quality of life.
Dr. Seidman has experience working with diverse populations. She is a Medavie Blue Cross Health Service Provider who works with members of the Canadian Forces, the RCMP and Veterans. Her extensive experience working with military members, veterans and their families, has made her a prime point of contact within the Kingston community. Dr. Seidman also works with people who struggle with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse, life transition issues and work stress. As an advocate for women’s wellness, she strives to help women work through, resolve and overcome a variety of challenging life issues.
Dr. Seidman offers a thoughtful integration of evidence-based psychotherapies and adjuncts to psychotherapy, in conjunction with her clients’ needs and goals. Adjuncts to psychotherapy can include meditation, mindfulness and yoga practices. Dr. Seidman has been a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) with Yoga Alliance since 2019.
Dr. Seidman is sensitive to the differing wants, needs and challenges of her clients. She works with individuals on a case-by-case basis, developing a treatment plan to meet the unique needs of each client. Dr. Seidman believes in the importance of fostering a strong therapist-client relationship, an alliance well known to correlate with positive outcomes. Dr. Seidman endeavors to help clients access their inner strengths and resources in order to make genuine, positive, life-affirming changes in their lives.
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