Chelsea McConnell

Reg. Psychologist
B.Ed, M.Ed.
Chelsea has an undergraduate degree in Education, and a Master’s degree in Counselling and Educational Psychology. She has spent the past 15 years in the field of education and specialized in diagnosis, identification and intervention for learning disabilities, disorders, and behaviour. She has a wide range of experience working with children and adults, both within school divisions, and in her private practice and has a special interest in providing support to those experiencing difficulty with learning, memory, adaptive functioning, behaviour, and attention/focus.

In her free time, Chelsea enjoys spending time with her family, running, cooking and traveling.

Kara reading the Library Lion

AREAS of FOCUS

  • Pyschoducational Assessment
  • Learning Disorder Diagnosis
  • ADHD Diagnosis and Coaching
  • Anxiety, School & Self Esteem
  • Developmental Delays
  • Education & Learning Disabilities
  • Peer Relationships

TRAINING

  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), Trainer, 2022
  • Use of X-BASS in Comprehensive Evaluations of Suspected Learning Disabilities 2022
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition 2022, Training Modules 1-4
  • Brain Based Learning, Behavioural Challanges and Mental Health: and Educator’s Conference 2018, Alberta Educator’s Conference, Edmonton Alberta
      • Worries & Woes: Using CBT in Dealing with Anxiety Disorders, with Lynn Miller, Ph.D., R. Psych
      • Effective Stategies for Managing Difficult Students with Liana Lowenstein
      • High Functioning Autism: Proven and Practical Interventions for Challenging Behaviours in Children and Adolescents with Meghan Barlow, Ph. D.
  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic Accessibiltiy Services Conference 2017, Presenters: Dr. Therese Willkomm & Dr. Pam Gillies
  • Assessing Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners Conference 2017, CAIRS, University of Saskatchewan, with Dr. Samuel Ortiz
  • College of Education – Celebration of Research 2015 & 2017, University of Saskatchewan
  • Violence and Threat Risk Assessment Training Level 1 2016, Canadian Centre for Threat Assessement & Trauma Response
  • Woodcook Johnson – IV Tests of Cognitive, Oral Language and Achievement 2015, Psychology Association of Saskatcewan & LDAS, with Dr. Nancy Mather
  • Unpacking the WISC-V 2015, Psychology Associaion of Saskatchewan, Swift Current
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) 2015, University of Saskatchewan
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Saskatchewan College of Psychologists
  • Saskatchwan Professional Teachers Regulatory Board (Professional A Certificate)
  • Psycology Association of Saskatchewan (PAS)
  • National Association of Saskatchewan (NASP)