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Ottawa Centre for Cognitive Therapy

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; Ottawa Eating Disorder Clinic
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Westgate Shopping Centre
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Westgate Shopping Centre
1309 Carling Ave, 2nd Floor, Suite 3
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7L3
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Intersection Carling Ave and Merivale Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (1 Apr 2020): Service remains available, but clients may connect via tele-therapy if they prefer. 
Outpatient assessment and treatment of psychological concerns and eating disorders for adults and children * includes anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, body image disturbances and weight management problems * treatment plans are developed in collaboration with clients and are designed to fit each individuals needs 
Individual Therapy: cognitive-behavioral approach. * eating disorders, marital and relationship problems, anxiety, depression and a variety of other common psychological and stress related problems.
Hours Assessment appointments Mon-Thu 10 am-6 pm 
Treatment sessions Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm, depending on therapist's schedule
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) - 80 year(s) 
Individuals and Couples
Application Accepts referrals from family doctors, other health care professionals and from patients/clients themselves. 
A psychological assessment is conducted in privacy with complete confidentiality being respected. It includes an interview with a Clinical Director, and a series of psychological questionnaires designed to address eating disorders and related psychological concerns.
Languages English ; French
Fees Program ; Service - Fees may be covered under employee benefits. Assessment costs $120 * 1 hr individual therapy sessions $240/hr
Service Categories Eating Disorders Treatment ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Families/Friends of People with Eating Disorders ; Mental Health Evaluation ; Weight Related Support Groups ~ Eating Disorders
Waiting List Yes, length for assessment varies and for some treatment programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-729-0801
Fax 613-729-0529
Primary Contact Victoria Alvarez-Ude
Alternate Contact Kathy Blake
Primary Executive Dr Jane Blouin, Clinical Director
Alternate Executive Dr Arthur Blouin, Clinical Director
Other Details
Established 1984
Funding Fees
Resources Website
Accreditation No * Psychologists certified by their professional association

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