• Adolescent Development

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Social Difficulties

  • Emotion Dysregulation

  • Parent-Child Relationships

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Dr. Melanie Joly

Clinical Psychologist

As a Clinician, I am dedicated to helping children and teens explore their identities, discover their strengths, and build their resilience in the face of challenges.

I especially enjoy working with youth who are at-risk because of life circumstances that are beyond their control. Adolescence can be a difficult stage with the pressures of school, peers, family and social media. It is also a hopeful time because teens are maturing and are often open to making positive changes.

My clients like my sensitive and reflective style which allows me to tune into their worries, anxieties and changing needs. My French speaking clients also appreciate having therapy in their first language. My most important goal is for you to feel safe and accepted so you can find your own voice, feel validated and understood.


Concordia University

B.A. Psychology

M.A. in School/Applied Child Psychology
Ph.D. in School/Applied Child Psychology

Pre-Doctoral Internship, Toronto Area Internship Consortium