Dr. Erin Romanchych provides comprehensive psychological assessment, treatment, and consultation for children and adolescents. She has experience in the treatment of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, adjustment to chronic medical illness (e.g., chronic pain), depression, emotional dysregulation, behaviour management, and parent-child relationship difficulties. She also has extensive training in conducting comprehensive psychological assessment for learning, attention, and socio-emotional concerns to clarify children’s strengths and identify any areas of weakness. Dr. Romanchych’s practice is informed by evidence-based approaches, including cognitive-behavioural interventions, dialectical-behavioural skills, and emotion-focused therapy. As a clinician, she strives to instil feelings of hope in families, taking an empathic and accepting approach to helping children and adolescents learn adaptive skills.
Dr. Romanchych received her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology (Child Track) from the University of Windsor and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Hospital for Sick Children. She has worked in a range of hospital and community mental health settings, and with children and adolescents presenting with a variety of medical and mental health disorders (e.g., pediatric chronic pain, obesity, eating disorders). Dr. Romanchych is completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, providing psychological services to children and adolescents with eating disorders. She has presented research on childhood aggression and eating disorders at numerous international conferences. She has also been involved in advocacy for the profession of psychology as a previous member of the Board of Directors for the Ontario Psychological Association. These diverse experiences have contributed to Dr. Romanchych’s empathic, supportive, and non-judgmental approach as a clinician.