Dr. Jan Heney, C. Psych.
Years in Practice: 10+ Years
Education: Ph. D.
Ottawa psychologist Dr. Jan Heney is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice who is currently accepting new clients. Dr. Heney holds both a Ph.D. in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work, is a member of several professional organizations, consults in a variety of settings, and has been called as an expert witness in several inquests and legal proceedings to testify on a variety of issues.
Dr. Heney’s approach centres on promoting personal growth and empowerment in a confidential environment. She works collaboratively with clients to establish an effective therapeutic program that helps them improve their sense of well-being and reach their life goals. With couples, Dr. Heney works on bringing partners from conflict to mutual respect, understanding, and appreciation.
In addition to individual and couple counselling, Dr. Heney is well known as a public speaker and educator among Ottawa psychologists and other mental health professionals. She conducts popular training seminars for mental health workers and clinicians on a variety of topics including: compassion fatigue, boundaries, working with survivors of childhood abuse, self-injurious behaviour, suicide intervention, dealing with violent clients, and women’s violence.
In keeping with Dr. Jan Heney’s belief that she has a responsibility to give back to the community, she sat on the Executive Comittee for the Ottawa Academy of Psychology for many years and currently sits on the Discipline Committee for the College of Psychologists of Ontario
Dr. Heney is conveniently located in the Sandy Hill area of Ottawa. Call her at 613-244-9934 to schedule an appointment or to arrange for seminars, consultation or assessments. Evening appointments are available.