C. Psych

Dr. Jason T. Ramsay

Owner/ Surpervisor

Qualifications

  • School: University of Toronto

  • Licensed

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Ontario Psychological Association

  • Certificate: University of Toronto / Doctorate Ph. D

Specialties

I assess and treat complex trauma and work with motor vehicle accident victims, injured workers (WSIB), first responders and veterans. I specialize in medical-legal, psych-vocational, LTD and catastrophic determination assessment. I provide assessment and treatment in St. Catharines and assessment only in Hamilton and the GTA from Vaughan to London.

 

  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety

    Modality

    • Individuals

    I am an adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University Health Sciences as well as an Executive member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Psychological Association. I am an enthusiastic sharer of information about psychology and offer in-service consultations, workshops, seminars and lectures. I was born and raised in Niagara..

    I specialize in the assessment and treatment of adults. I provide a full range of assessments including medlegal assessment. I provide psychological treatment for survivors of trauma including workplace and motor vehicle accidents, including work -related psychological injuries, abuse, bullying and life transitions.

    Treatment Approach /Types of Therapy

    •  Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
    • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors - 
    • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
    • Dialectical (DBT)
    • Existential
    • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
    • Psychodynamic
    • Trauma Focused

      Meet the Team

      Adrienne Incaviglia, B.A

      Adrienne   grew up in the Niagara Region. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts, from Brock University in St. Catharines. She subsequently went on to work in Design at a renowned Fabric house in Toronto for 12 years. Moving to Hamilton, Adrienne joined Ramsay & Associates in 2017. She has taken on a variety of tasks within the practice. Adrienne works closely with Dr. Ramsay and the team of psychotherapists. She is the first contact for people when they call the clinic. She coordinates all the intakes into the office (virtual at the moment). Adrienne manages all aspects of administrative work. She is responsible for all incoming calls, screening, managing the website and  operations and operating platform software. She is responsible for scheduling and managing Dr.Ramsay’s appointments, schedule and new intakes. Adrienne is frequently on the phone with WSIB or other insurers and lawyers relating to MVA cases and or assisting clients. In addition, she routinely assists Dr. Jason Ramsay prepare medical legal documents, complete OCF-18 forms for SABS cases, and medical legal assessment reports for TORT cases. She is responsible for all accounting, invoicing technical support and management for Ramsay & Associates. In December 2021, she will have completed a Counselling certificate from Mohawk College.

      Mr. I. Daniele Vassallo Psychotherapist

      Mr. Daniele Vassallo was born and raised in Italy. He studied and earned his Master’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Palermo. He worked as a licensed Psychologist in Italy for 15 years before settling down in the Niagara Regio. He is a Registered Psychotherapist and employed with Niagara Psychological Wellness in St. Catharines and Ramsay & Associates in Hamilton, ON.   Mr. Vassallo has a comprehensive knowledge in the field of psychology. He has specialities in the areas of addiction, and he regularly upgrades his knowledge through workshops and training. He has furthered his training in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and anxiety and has worked for many years with Veterans and in the policing communities. Mr. Vassallo has a keen interest in helping his clients acquire the necessary psychological tools and coping skills to overcome psychological distress due to work-related issues (WSIB), trauma, MVA’s, addiction, distress, anxiety, and depression. He provides Person-centred therapy (PCT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and EMDR. Mr. Vassallo is a valued member of the team. Mostly he is empathetic and is here to help clients through their therapy journey! We’re thrilled he is part of the team.

      Ms. Jennifer Cremieux R.P

      Jennifer Cremieux is a registered psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and is a general member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals. Jennifer is a former NCAA student-athlete and received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counselling at Niagara University in New York. With over 10 years of clinical practice, she has extensive knowledge in the post-MVA rehabilitation and WSIB field conducting psychological assessments and treatment. She focuses on children, youth and adults struggling with eating disorders, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, sports psychology and family issues. Her primary theoretical orientation involves a cognitive behavioural and mindfulness approach to promote change and wellness.

      Ms. Laura Dowler MSW RSW

      Laura Dowler is the Executive Director and owner of Grand River Counselling. She began her private practise in 2012 after working with a variety of client populations such as community services (sexual assault, domestic violence, criminality, mental health), correctional settings and children’s mental health. Laura Dowler has a Master of Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and the Ontario Association of Social Workers. In addition, Laura has a Honours B.A. in Criminology and a Diploma in Police Foundations. Laura specializes in working with trauma, mental health, and relationship issues. Laura has a special interest in working with First Responders, male survivors of sexual abuse, victims of narcissistic relationships and complex mental health issues. Laura uses Trauma-Informed Treatment and Trauma Therapy utilizing approaches such as EMDR, Attachment-Focused Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy and Mindfulness Meditation.

      Ms. Robin Dhaliwal, MSc, Registered Psychotherapist

      Robin Dhaliwal We all go through many different challenges and struggles in our lives. Often at times, we feel that we are stuck and are not being understood. It's difficult to make the first step to call someone, but once you do, there is a great sense of relief. I provide a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. Together, we will work through challenges, to help you realize your full potential, and growth. I use an eclectic approach in my treatment, and come from a culturally sensitive background in my work. I am very passionate about helping others. I also conduct psychological, vocational and psychoed assessments. I am a registered psychotherapist, and am also under the supervision of a registered psychologist. I have my Master's degree from Niagara University. I believe that we all have the potential to grow and heal from our life obstacles, and issues. I believe in the empowerment in all individuals.

      Ms. Cheryl Dianne DrakeHeart of the Matter
      Registered Psychotherapist, MA, BA, BEd

      I use research-based knowledge, concepts, and strategies to help you make sense of your experiences. I can help you develop strategies and coping skills to alleviate distressing symptoms. And, I can help you develop insights and perspectives, as well as the self-awareness and self-worth you need, to help you get to the heart of the matter.