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17 February 2017, by , in News, No comments
Dr. Mario Cappelli was recently quoted in an article featured in the Toronto Star, that highlighted the difficulties facing  “transitional age” or “emerging” adults in their mental health care. As young adults turn 18 they suddenly “age out” of the specific programs and treatment options available to youth. This often creates a gap in treatment for young...
16 November 2016, by , in News, No comments
On Saturday, October 29th Dr. Mario Cappelli had the privilege of being the keynote speaker for the sixth annual Kaleidoscope of Hope Gala, one of Ottawa’s premier events to raise funds for youth mental health and suicide prevention. Many of our youth suffer from anxiety, depression, and eatingdisorders; many are bullied. Tragically, the result is often...
5 July 2016, by , in News, No comments
Dr. Lucy Cumyn was recently published in the Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health. Her review article discussed a novel model that integrates attachment theory and developmental-cognitive processing as a model to better understanding the emotional challenges of children and youth within the context of their environment. Her publication “Clarifying ‘Disorder’ in Attachment: An Overview” will...
24 May 2016, by , in News, No comments
Earlier this month, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario announced the opening of a new research centre that will investigate new approaches geared to improving mental health care for kids. One of the centre’s key goals will be to determine which approaches to treatment are working and which ones need to be refined. Dr. Mario...
12 May 2016, by , in News, No comments
Last week, Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Shad Qadri, Chair of the Ottawa Board of Health, Dr. Isra Levy, Medical Officer of Health, together with the Canadian Mental Health Association, the Canadian Public Health Association, Military Family Services, and the Mental Illness Caregivers Association (MICA) released The Mental Health Caregiver Guide. NEW! Resource for #caregivers of...
6 May 2016, by , in News, No comments
May 2-8 is Mental Health Week in Canada, a week where we reflect on the advances in mental health, spread awareness about mental illness, and share stories of recovery. Here in Ottawa, progress is being made. This week it was announced this that The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), will dramatically cut lengthy wait...
28 January 2016, by , in News, No comments
Cappelli & Associates Psychological Services is the result of over 25 years of clinical experience.
27 January 2016, by , in News, No comments
The innovative HEADS-ED tool was created in response to a rise in pediatric mental health presentations in emergency departments.