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Madelaine Ressel
(pronouns: she/her/hers)

Madelaine is a Ph.D. student in Clinical Psychology at Simon Fraser University and a member of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Lab. Her research and clinical experience focus on supporting individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities, like autism and ADHD, to develop a greater understanding of their unique strengths and challenges and lead meaningful and fulfilling lives.

Madelaine Ressel

Madelaine has experience providing individual and group therapy for children, youth and young adults using empirically-validated treatment approaches. She co-facilitated a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) group program for school-aged children with autism and anxiety and also used parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) techniques to help preschool and school-aged children with selective mutism. Furthermore, Madelaine has previous experience conducting psycho-educational and diagnostic assessments. 


Madelaine is committed to honouring and celebrating the diverse ways people experience and participate in the world. Her strength-based, collaborative approach to therapy strives to foster a safe and inclusive space for self-exploration and growth with her clients. 


Madelaine is an avid CBC radio listener and reader of Canadian novels. She also enjoys hiking, climbing, and cycling in her spare time. She has a very old pug named Daisy, who sometimes joins her in these activities. 


Madelaine speaks English and French fluently. 


Madelaine provides in-person and online sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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