Diana Velikonja

Diana Velikonja

Ph.D., C.Psych., MScCP

Dr. Velikonja completed her graduate studies in the Biological Psychology Program at the University of Waterloo and obtained clinical training as well as conducting research with both pediatric and adult populations. Afterwards, she completed her residency and post-doctoral training at Chedoke-McMaster Hospitals. Her areas of practice involve Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Psychology and Clinical Psychology across the lifespan. She has worked in a clinical and research capacity at the Acquired Brain Injury Program at Hamilton Health Sciences and in private practice. She actively publishes and is a reviewer for a number of scientific journals. Dr. Velikonja is also on faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at the DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University and holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Psychology at McMaster University. Dr. Velikonja was the Chief of Psychology Practice at Hamilton Health Sciences between 2004 and 2001. She is past-president of the Hospital Psychology Association of Ontario and Director on the Board of the Hamilton Brain Injury Association and the Ontario Psychological Association. She is currently President Elect of the Ontario Psychological Association and sits on the advisory board for the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation and actively involved in the development of guidelines for concussion management, concussion clinics as well as with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Dr. Velikonja has also completed post-doctoral Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology.

Member Since: April 14, 2014

Contact Details

2-573 Maple Avenue
Burlington, ON
Canada L7S 2E8

TEL: 905-333-0072
MOBILE: 289-795-3747
FAX: 905-333-0082

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Website: http://www.svapsych.ca


Practice

Assessment Services

Disability Assessments: Neuropsychological; Other; Clinical

Age Groups: Adolescents; Elderly; Children; Adults

Referral Sources: Insurers; Self; Assessment Agencies; Lawyers; Physicians


Therapy Services

Types of Intervention: Cognitive Retraining; Behavioural; Cognitive; Biofeedback; Family

Types of condition: Cognitive Impairment; Anxiety Disorders; Chronic Pain; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Mood Disorders; Behavioural Disorders; Adjustment Disorders

Age Groups: Adults; Elderly; Children; Adolescents

Referral Sources: Insurers; Self; Physicians; Lawyers