Meet Dr. Matheson

Dr. Adrienne Matheson is a Child Psychologist in Ottawa supporting your child, you, and your family. We provide counselling & therapy for a wide range of issues including divorce, depression, anxiety, ADHD, behavioural challenges, bullying, shyness, & tantrums.
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Our Practice





  • Behavioural Challenges
  • Divorce Support
  • ADHD
  • OCD
  • Anxiety
  • Shyness
  • Depression
  • Learning Assessments
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Trauma & Phobias
  • Grief & Loss
  • Adoption
  • Bullying
  • Separation
  • Feeding Challenges
  • Sleep Challenges
  • Aggression
  • Sensory & Regulation Challenges
  • Self Harm
  • Attachment

Our Services

Individual Therapy with Children & Teens

We provide ongoing individual counselling and therapy to support your child’s positive mental health. This includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and EMDR. Click here for more details.

Divorce Support and Assessment

Dr. Matheson provides collaborative divorce support, View of the Child Assessments, and comprehensive custody and access assessments (Section 211). Click here for more details.


Dr. Matheson is a Child Psychologist and child counsellor, providing an open and supportive environment for children and teens to feel heard, validated and understood. We also offer family counselling services in Ottawa. Click here for more details.

Parent Consultation

We support parents with evidence-based recommendations to address day to day parenting challenges including behaviours, anxiety, sleep, feeding, ADHD, social problems and trauma. Click here for more details.

Psychological and Learning Assessments

We offer both psychological and learning assessments for children and teens. Depending on the concern, we work with the child, parents and schools to develop an assessment plan that addresses the unique needs of the child or teen to help them function better at home, school and in the community. Click here for more details.

Play Therapy

Dr. Matheson is a Registered Play Therapist. We believe that for some children, therapeutic play is an important way to express and make sense of their experience. Play Therapy is often used to treat anxiety, depression, trauma, and social problems as well as support family changes including separation & divorce. Click here for more details.