The Centre for Psychological Services and Research (CPSR) is a training unit of the School of Psychology of the University of Ottawa. It has three functions :

  1. Offering training for doctoral students in clinical psychology.
  2. Providing psychological services, in both English and French, to the Ottawa-Gatineau area. We are committed to create a safe and welcoming environment regardless of our clients’ origin, identity or family context (e.g., culture, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability).
  3. Conducting research.

Learn more about the Centre

 

Special Service Alert

CPSR Overcoming Needle Fear Initiative

We are currently offering free group therapy to adults and adolescents in Ottawa who have been too afraid of needles to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

This 3 hour group will include:

  • Psychoeducation about needle phobia
  • Exposure therapy to reduce the fear of needles
  • The session will culminate in getting the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine
     

The group therapy will be run by students in clinical psychology at uOttawa under the supervision of clinical supervisors.
 

If you have not had the COVID-19 vaccine because of the following symptoms, this group might be for you:

  • Palpitations, sweats, nausea, and/or sleep disturbances when thinking of getting a shot
  • Feeling embarrassed about being anxious of getting a shot or at previous reactions when getting a shot
     

Dates and location:

The group will be located at Minto Sports Complex (801 King Edward Ave.).

Dates:

  • English Adult Group: Nov. 6, 9:30-12:30pm
  • English Adolescent Group (ages 12-17): Nov. 6, 1-4pm
  • French Adult Group: Nov. 13, 9:30-12:30pm
  • French Adolescent Group (ages 12-17): Nov. 13, 1-4pm


Call 613-562-5289 to schedule a call with a clinician to find out if you're eligible.

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Overcoming Needle Fear Initiative

 

We are offering free group therapy to anyone who has been too afraid of needles to get vaccinated. This group therapy will be run by students in clinical psychology at uOttawa under the supervision of licensed clinical supervisors.

For more information call 613-562-5289.

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