Bishop's University

Do you wish you could benefit from psychological services but have limited financial means?

The Mental Health and Wellness Community Center (MHWCC) at Bishop’s University offers two types of services to Sherbrooke’s English and French-speaking residents:

IMPORTANT NOTE
The clinical services of the MHWCC are not currently taking new clients. For psychological services, we invite you to contact the psychosocial department at your CLSC. For emergency services, please go to the emergency department at the CHUS Fleurimont or at Hôtel-Dieu. You can also consult MHWCC community services.

Targeted users

Children, teens, families and adults

Expertise

Bilingual psychologists specializing in childhood/adolescence/families and services to adults, all belonging to the Ordre des psychologues du Québec.

Languages

All services are provided in English and in French

Schedule

The university clinic (clinical services of the MHWCC) welcomes clients between September and May. To make a service request for your child or yourself, contact Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, psychologist and professor with the Bishop’s Department of Psychology, at 819-822-9600, ext. 2797, or at catherine.malboeuf-hurtubise@ubishops.ca.

***NB The university’s psychology clinic is not taking new clients at the moment ***

Cost

The cost of assessment or psychotherapy sessions for children, teens and families is $20 per appointment. A receipt is issued at the end of each appointment for insurance purposes. The fees may be adjusted according to the financial means of the patient.

Location

The university clinic is located on the 3rd floor of the McGreer building on the Bishop’s University campus. Discount parking rates are available to patients. Therapy and psychological health groups may be offered in the community (Lennoxville borough).

Services

Children/teens/families

All consultation requests begin with a preliminary appointment with the clinician to establish the reason for the consultation and to tailor the services to your child’s or family’s needs, or to refer you to the right resources.

Psychological assessment

ADHD, mood disorders (depression, anxiety), cognitive potential, educational exemption, learning difficulties

Psychotherapy

• Coaching for parents

• Adjustment difficulties in childcare or school settings

• Relationship difficulties

• Difficulties adapting to changes in family life (parent separation, family blending, arrival of a new child, illness of a family member)

• Behavioural problems (opposition, tantrums, aggressiveness)

• Academic difficulties (attention problems, hyperactivity, impulsivity)

• Difficulties adapting to a loss (romantic break-up, death of a loved one)

• Mood, appetite and sleep disturbances

• Anxiety symptoms (fears, anxiety attacks, phobias, trauma)

Adults

Therapy groups on various themes are offered on an ad hoc basis according to the needs expressed by the users who contact MHWCC clinical services (e.g., bereavement, psychological health, emotion management).

Currently, no individual psychotherapy is offered for adult clients.

At your service!

Bishop’s University - Department of Psychology

Mental Heath and Wellness Community Center - Clinical Services

Coordinator: Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise, professor and psychologist

819-822-9600, ext. 2797

Contact us!