Whyte Avenue Psychological Assessments & Wellness is proudly located in the Whyte Avenue Wellness Centre in South Edmonton, just east of
the Mill Creek Ravine and west of the Bonnie Doon Mall on 82nd (Whyte) Avenue.
We provide a safe, neutral, and supportive environment for Edmontonians dealing with psychological and mental health concerns to enhance their mental well-being in all areas of work and personal life.
Dr. Kimberly Brodeur is a registered Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist working from the Whyte Avenue Wellness Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is a brain health advocate who integrates various therapeutic techniques into her work, including cognitive-behavioural therapy and mindfulness training.
Dr. Brodeur specializes in neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation psychology. She has experience treating psychiatric, medical, and neurological conditions. Dr. Brodeur always emphasizes individual strengths and helps Clients work towards improving their overall health, quality of life, and well-being.EDUCATION
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the University of Alberta (UofA), she obtained her master’s and doctorate degrees at Pacific University in Oregon with training at Legacy Good Samaritan Rehabilitation Hospital and Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU). She completed an accredited internship in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba and then became a registered member of the College of Alberta Psychologists.EXPERIENCE
Dr. Brodeur worked at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton for 7 years where she conducted neuropsychological assessments and co-facilitated a cognitive rehabilitation group for stroke and brain injury survivors, as well as providing neuropsychological assessments and treatment planning for individuals with other types of acquired brain dysfunction. In addition, Dr. Brodeur offered psychotherapy to individuals adjusting to brain injury, stroke, amputation, chronic pain, and other medical and neurological conditions. She opened a private practice located in the Whyte Avenue Wellness Centre in 2014 and works with diverse populations providing both formal assessments and individual psychotherapy.
Jenna Baziuk is a Registered Social Worker working from the Whyte Avenue Wellness Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. She provides individual counselling for adolescents (12-18) and adults who are currently experiencing challenges in their lives that are impacting their mental, physical, emotional, and social well-being.
Jenna strongly believes that every individual possesses the inner strength, resilience, and knowledge to overcome life’s challenges that can become overwhelming at times. As a counsellor, she strives to create a safe, compassionate, non-judgmental, and collaborative therapeutic environment in order for clients to gain new insights that will allow them to make the changes that they are seeking for themselves. In conjunction with creating a strong therapeutic relationship, she grounds her work in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT); however, Jenna utilizes an integrative approach to counselling which allows flexibility and respect for each client’s uniqueness.EDUCATION
Jenna is a Registered Social Worker with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Calgary. Before obtaining her Master’s Degree she completed and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Psychology Major) and a Bachelor of Social Work Degree. Her practicum training was completed in residential treatment and hospital settings. She completed a year-long internship at a private practice clinic in St. Albert, Alberta. Jenna is a member in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).EXPERIENCE
For the past 9 years, Jenna has worked in community residential treatment programs, hospitals, community agencies, and private practice. She has supported and worked with individuals of all ages, various cultural, socioeconomic, and religious backgrounds with varied mental health conditions, gender identities, and sexual orientations. The majority of Jenna’s career thus far has been dedicated to working and supporting individuals impacted by a variety of addictions (substance and process). She has extensive experience in both individual and group counselling. She has worked on multidisciplinary teams consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational therapists, general physicians, nurses, and social workers providing treatment and support for various psychiatric conditions.
Leah Katzman is a Registered Psychologist working from the Whyte Avenue Wellness Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. Leah currently provides individual psychotherapy to adolescents (12-18) and adults who are feeling stuck due to a wide range of challenges.
Leah prioritizes authentic connection to create safety and security within the therapy relationship. With a nonjudgmental, compassionate, and collaborative approach, Leah empowers you to gain insights, grow, change, accept, heal, and to skillfully face day to day and major life challenges. Leah encourages a space in which individual challenges are understood within their contexts, recognizing that societal, cultural, systemic, and relational factors can significantly impact our emotional health. Leah’s practice is guided by a trauma-informed, feminist perspective, and she integrates various strategies based on individual needs. Leah draws from areas including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), EMDR, mindfulness, and attachment theory.EDUCATION
Leah is a Registered Psychologist with a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Before obtaining her Masters Degree she obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree (Cognitive Science Major) from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Leah is a member in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP). Leah is an active learner and regularly pursues educational opportunities to remain current in her knowledge and skills.EXPERIENCE
Leah has worked in a variety of settings providing mental health services to individuals and families. These settings include residential and day patient treatment programs for adolescents, non-profit community agencies, and in private practice. Leah also has experience providing psychoeducational assessments to students throughout Alberta.
Some individuals and families Leah has worked with have been experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, personality disorders, low self-esteem and poor body image, identity exploration, trauma, difficulty setting boundaries and being assertive, parenting children with mental health challenges, parent-teen conflict, and marginalization. Leah enjoys working with the LGBTQ+ community.