Dr. Barbara Virley

Manager, Clinical Services

Dr. Barbara Virley

Manager, Clinical Services

We mark with light in the memory the few interviews we have had with souls that made our souls wiser, that spoke what we thought, that told us what we knew, that gave us leave to be what we inly are - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dr. Virley is a registered Psychologist in Ontario. She earned an MA in Experimental Psychology (Carleton) and a PhD in Clinical Psychology (University of Ottawa). While a student, she expanded her interests in clinical and community psychology, and program development and evaluation. She has worked as a clinical psychologist for more than 20 years in the Ottawa community in hospitals, school boards and private clinics. She currently works in private practice and provides a range of assessment and therapy services to children, adolescents and adults. She has been an invited speaker at a number of forums, particularly to contribute her expertise in the areas of eating disorders, building resilience, and the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario Psychology Association, the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators, and the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science