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Dr. Ellen Shumka

Ellen Shumka is a registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, Canada. She completed her Ph.D. in School and Applied Child Psychology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Ellen’s previous academic training includes an M.A. in School Psychology from UBC and a joint-Honours B.A. in Psychology and English from the University of Waterloo.

In 2018, Ellen completed a clinical post-doctoral internship at the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, where she provided psychological assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents and their families.

Ellen has specialized training and research interests in childhood anxiety, specifically selective mutism. She has provided psychoeducation and consultation to various school and community organizations, including Anxiety Canada, CBC Kids, and Bespoke Mental Health.