Neuropsychology

Dr. Mark Chebli, Psy.D. – Neuropsychologist

Dr. Chebli obtained his Bachelor degree in science and psychology (B. Sc.) from the University of Ottawa in 2006, as well as his Doctorate degree in Clinical Neuropsychology (Psy.D.) from the University of Quebec in Montreal in 2014.

He develops as of 2010 a clinical experience with adults suffering from various cognitive disorders, and expands his field of work by practicing neuropsychology alongside children and adolescents presenting neurological, developmental or learning disorders. Dedicated to his profession as a neuropsychologist, Dr. Chebli prioritizes an honest, emphatic and comprehensive method of working, with the aim of offering a service of quality. His clinical expertise, his scientific and cultural background as well as his fluency in both French and English allow him to work effectively alongside the various cultural and ethnic communities living in Quebec.

Founded in 2015, the NeuroSolution clinic therefore seeks to maintain such standards of excellence, by ensuring that services offered to both children and adults, or to parents and community members will exceed expectations.

Dr. Mark Chebli, Psy.D.

Dr. Mark Chebli, Psy.D.

Neuropsychologist - Director

French - English

Dr. Ikram Methqal, Ph.D.

Dr. Ikram Methqal, Ph.D.

Neuropsychologist

French - Arabic

Dr. Ikram Methqal, Ph.D. – Neuropsychologist

Ikram Methqal is a member of Neurosolution’s neuropsychology team since 2016. Member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since 2013, Dr. Ikram Methqal completed, in 2018, her Ph.D with an exceptional mention, at the UDEM in biomedical sciences (option aging sciences) under the supervision of Pr Yves Joanette . Her doctoral thesis competed for the honorary list of the dean and that of the best thesis at UdEM. She also holds a Master 2, research profile in cognitive neuropsychology (2004, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France) and a Master 2, clinical profile in clinical neuropsychology (2007, University of Savoie-Chambéry, France). Neuropsychologist for almost 15 years of clinical experience with a large adult clientele with various and complex problems (stroke, major and minor neurocognitive disorders, TBI, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, ADHD, etc.), she worked at the CHU -Pasteur (Nice, France) and collaborated in several research projects both in France with the CM2R and in Canada (CRIUGM and Hôpital Ste Justine).

Her doctoral work focused on brain reorganization in aging. Her research results have been published in several internationally renowned scientific journals (Frontiers in aging neurosciences, Frontiers in Human Neurosciences; Neuropsychology, Cognition and Aging). She has also participated in other scientific publications (European Journal Neurosciences, Brain & Language). Her work has been presented at several international congresses (Lucerne, San Francisco, Kona, San Diego, Baltimore, Roma, Montreal, Quebec).

Her expertise covers both neuropsychology assessment (hospital and private practice) and cognitive remediation that she applies in a rehabilitation hospital in Montreal.

Inès Gargasson, Psy.D. Candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

Currently a doctoral student in clinical neuropsychology at the Université de Montréal, Inès Gargasson has been a student member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec since 2018. Under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, she performs neuropsychological assessments of children and teenagers with academic, emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.

Inès began her training in psychology at the University of Lille in France. She completed several internships with an adult population in rehabilitation centers, addictology and psychiatry. Since entering the Ph.D. program, her clinical interests have expanded to include children with neurodevelopmental disorders (Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Specific Learning Disorder, Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, Dysexecutive Syndrome, etc.).

In her research, she is interested in the cognitive profile of young people with anorexia nervosa.

Inès Gargasson, Psy.D. candidate

Inès Gargasson, Psy.D. candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French

Jimmy Ghaziri, Ph.D. candidate

Jimmy Ghaziri, Ph.D. candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French-English

Jimmy Ghaziri, Ph.D. Candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

In the process of completing his doctorate in neuropsychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Jimmy Ghaziri has previously obtained a Master’s Degree in Cognitive Neuroscience. He is currently conducting neuropsychological evaluation of children and adults under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, both in French and in English.

For several years, Jimmy has also worked with young children and adults presenting with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder through rehabilitation using neurofeedback technology. He is currently interested in neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, learning disabilities, giftedness, intellectual disability and other related difficulties.

His research focuses on brain imaging in a population with epilepsy.

Justine Goulet, Psy.D. Candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

Justine Goulet is in the process of completing her Ph.D. in clinical neuropsychology at the Université de Montréal, and has been a student member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec since 2018. She completes neuropsychological assessments in French under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli and works with children and adolescents with various difficulties such as ADHD, learning disabilities, giftedness, language disorders, dyspraxia, etc.

For the past few years, Justine has worked with various clients. Her research includes neuropsychological assessments of adults with mild traumatic brain injury and elderly people with Alzheimer’s disease. Since September 2018, she has also been working with children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental conditions and suffering from sleep disorders.

In her research, she is interested in the impact of mild traumatic brain injury on social participation in adults.

Justine Goulet, Psy.D. candidate

Justine Goulet, Psy.D. candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French

Mélanie Descamps, Psy.D. candidate

Mélanie Descamps, Psy.D. candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French

Mélanie Descamps, Psy.D. Candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

A Ph.D. Candidate in Neuropsychology at the University of Quebec in Montreal, Mélanie Descamps has been a student member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec since 2018. She carries out neuropsychological evaluations of children and adolescents in French under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli.

Mélanie began her training at Paris Descartes University in France. Her internships were done with adults in rehabilitation centres as well as in psychiatry. Since entering the doctoral program, she has continued to work with an adult population in psychiatry (posttraumatic stress, depression, bipolar disorder, etc.), as well as with children who have a specific attention deficit disorder or autism disorder. She is also interested in various other neurodevelopmental disorders (giftedness, intellectual disability etc.)

Her research focuses on memory and emotions in a population with epilepsy.

Marie-Claude Guerette, Psy.D. Candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

Marie-Claude Guerrette holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Psychology from the Université de Moncton, New Brunswick. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in clinical neuropsychology at the Université de Montréal. Under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, she conducts neuropsychological assessments of children, teenagers and adults with neurodevelopmental or acquired disorders, learning, cognitive, emotional, behavioral and social difficulties.

At the master’s level, her research in cognitive psychology focused on the mechanisms underlying language learning. Since entering the PhD, her research has focused on cranial trauma, including the identification of predictors of functional progression and social participation following a traumatic brain injury.

Marie-Claude Guerrette, Ph.D. candidate

Marie-Claude Guerrette, Ph.D. candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French-English

Jenel Brulé, D.Psy candidate

Jenel Brulé, D.Psy candidate

Doctoral student in clinical neuropsychology

French-English

Jenel Brûlé, D.Psy Candidate – Doctoral student in clinical Neuropsychology

Currently a doctoral student in clinical neuropsychology at the Université du Québec en Outaouais, Jenel is currently doing an internship at the NeuroSolution clinic where she conducts neuropsychological evaluations in French and English under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli. Jenel has completed internships working with both adults and children with various difficulties. She is currently interested in neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, learning disabilities, giftedness, intellectual disability and other related difficulties.

In her research, she is interested in the cognitive rehabilitation of people who have had a concussion.

Samuel Frey, Intern in clinical Neuropsychology

Having completed his training as a psychologist specialized in neuropsychology at the University of Strasbourg, in France, Samuel practiced in particular at the Montreal Neurological Hospital with adult patients suffering from various neurological conditions (craniocerebral trauma, multiple sclerosis, major neurocognitive disorders).

Samuel Frey completes his professional equivalence in clinical neuropsychology. He completes neuropsychological assessments in French under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli and works with adults, children and teenagers with various difficulties such as ADD / ADHD, learning disabilities, etc.

Samuel Frey, clinical neuropsychology

Samuel Frey, clinical neuropsychology

Intern in neuropsychology

French

Sophie Cayouette, D.Psy. candidate

Sophie Cayouette, D.Psy. candidate

Doctoral student in neuropsychology

French

Sophie Cayouette, D.Psy. candidate – Doctoral student in neuropsychology

Sophie Cayouette is a doctoral student in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Montreal. She is currently performing neuropsychological assessments under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, for children and teenagers with various difficulties.

In clinic, she looked into the psychological support of patients in a rehabilitation center (e.g. stroke, head trauma). During her internships, she acquired knowledge in the neuropsychological evaluation of neurodevelopmental disorders (ADHD, learning disability), and also of neurological disorders, in children and adults.

Her research project is related to predicting recovery from traumatic brain injury.

Sophie is a student member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec.

Kim Charest, Ph.D. candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

Kim Charest is a doctoral student (Ph.D.) in neuropsychology at the University of Quebec in Montreal.

Under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, she performs neuropsychological assessments in French with children and teenagers with academic, emotional, social and behavioral difficulties. Her clinical interests include neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, learning disabilities, giftedness, intellectual disabilities, language disorders and other related difficulties.

 

In her research, she is interested in the effect of aging on cognition in multiple sclerosis.

Kim Charest, Ph.D. candidate

Kim Charest, Ph.D. candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French

Camille Noiseux-Lush, Ph/D candidate/D Research-Intervention in clinical neuropsychology

Camille Noiseux-Lush, Ph/D candidate/D Research-Intervention in clinical neuropsychology

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French

Camille Noiseux-Lush, Ph/D candidate/D Research-Intervention in clinical neuropsychology

Currently a doctoral candidate (Ph.D.) in neuropsychology at the University of Montreal, Camille has previously obtained an honorary bachelor’s degree in psychology (B.Sc. Hons.). She conducts neuropsychological assessments under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli of children and teenagers with neurodevelopmental disorders, learning, emotional, behavioral and social difficulties.

 

Camille is also involved at CHU Sainte-Justine where she performs assessments with a diverse pediatric population (e.g. developmental delays, genetic disorders, presence of intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder). Her research focuses on the brain development of very premature babies, including the impact of premature birth on brain plasticity assessed using electroencephalography (EEG).

Sabrina Tabet, PhD candidate – Doctoral student in neuropsychology

Sabrina Tabet is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Montreal. She is also registered as a student member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec, since summer 2020. She conducts neuropsychological assessments of children, adolescents and adults presenting cognitive, behavioral and affective difficulties, under the supervision of Dr Mark Chébli.

As part of her clinical training, she performed neuropsychological assessments with people dealing with various neuro-developmental (learning disorders, ADHD, etc) and affective disorders (anxiety, etc). She also completed a minor internship at the Rehabilitation centre for people with intellectual disabilities or a pervasive development disorder during which she accompanied people with various psychological difficulties.

Her research is primary focused on outcome prediction following a traumatic brain injury.

Sabrina Tabet, PhD candidate

Sabrina Tabet, PhD candidate

Doctoral student in neuropsychology

French

Psychology

Natalie Diotte, M.Ps. – Psychologist

Natalie Diotte has been a member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec since 1994 and has a long experience in assessment and psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.

In recent years, she has specialized in assessment and psychotherapy related to anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, giftedness, attention deficit / hyperactivity, chronic illness, anxiety disorders and depressive disorders. She particularly favours the systemic approach (family therapy / couple therapy), behavioural cognitive therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, humanism, therapy through games and the MD Choice theory. She also developed and co-facilitated several workshops with the help of her colleagues from the CISSS Heart Institute’s outpatient psychiatric clinic. She has also offered French and English language and relationship skills workshops for youth, parents and adults in a variety of settings to help them with social and emotional challenges.

She continues to be invited by academia to lecture on the systemic approach and the application of MD Choice Theory, to acceptance and commitment therapy in youth intervention. She also provides supervision for both students and psychologists.

Natalie Diotte, M.Ps.

Natalie Diotte, M.Ps.

Psychologist

French-English

Tania Gholam, D.Ps.

Tania Gholam, D.Ps.

Psychologist

French-Arabic
t.gholam@neurosolution.ca

Tania Gholam, D.Ps. – Psychologist

Tania Gholam is a member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since 2009 and has a long experience in assessment and psychotherapy with children and adolescents in CLSCs, as well as parental guidance. Ms. Gholam also has experience working with adults.

She offers services related to anxiety disorders, depression, self-esteem, relational difficulties, behavioral difficulties and developmental difficulties in children and adults. Working in French and Arabic, she uses a psychodynamic approach and therapy through play with children.

Psychoeducation

Dr. Chantal Dezainde, Ph.D. – Psychoeducator

Chantal has a doctorate degree from the Université de Montréal. She is a researcher clinician in the field of psychoeducation and works at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. She also teaches psychology and psychoeducation at the Cégèp du Vieux Montreal and at the Université de Montréal.

Dre Dezainde works closely with parents and children involved in an international adoption process. She also works with families to help develop educational strategies targeting children and adolescents with an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and behavioral issues such as self-esteem, anxiety or Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

She can be reached at chantal@aideparentale.com.

Chantal Dezainde, Ph.D.

Chantal Dezainde, Ph.D.

Psychoeducator

French - English
chantal@aideparentale.com

Speech and Language Therapy

Cédric Maguin, M.Sc. – Speech and Language Therapist

After having obtained a degree in Psychology at Nice-Sophia Antipolis University (France), Cédric turned to Speech-Language Pathology and obtained his master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium) in 2010.

After practicing in France in private practice, he has been a member of the Quebec Order of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists since 2012 . He works at the Montreal School Board with children with learning difficulties and behavioral problems and diversifies his practice by practicing in a private office with a varied clientele.

Among his areas of interest are atypical swallowing (Orofacialmyofunctional Disorder), language delays or disorders  (5 years and older),written language difficulties and disorders  (5 years and more) and voice disorders (children, adolescents and adults).

Cédric Maguin

Cédric Maguin

Speech and Language Therapist

French
c.maguin@orthophonie-montreal.ca

Social Work

Heidi Shapiro – MSW – Social worker and psychotherapist

After completing a B.A. in Honours Psychology at Concordia University in 2003, Heidi Shapiro went on to get a BSW at McGill University in 2006.

Since 2006, she has worked as a social worker at the CHU Sainte-Justine with parents and families of critically ill children. In 2017, she returned to McGill to further her studies in social work, and has completed her Masters in Social Work in August 2018. She spent eight months as an intern at MUSIC (McGill University Sexual Identity Centre), a psychiatric outpatient clinic based at the Montreal General Hospital, providing psychotherapy to individuals dealing with sexual orientation and gender identity issues.

In her private practice, Heidi works with adults and adolescents who are dealing with various personal challenges. Some examples include sexual orientation and gender identity issues, adaption to illness, grief, and anxiety.
Heidi holds a psychotherapy permit from the OPQ.
Heidi Shapiro - MSW

Heidi Shapiro - MSW

Social worker and psychotherapist

French-English
heidishapiro@outlook.com

Remedial Services and Academic Support

Carine Cobti – B. Ed. in Special needs teaching and Education

Carine Cobti has a bachelor degree in special needs teaching at Université de Montréal. She is interested in helping students with learning disabilities, from elementary to high school, especially in mathematics. Carine analyses her students thinking to deconstruct their false conceptions and intervene specifically. Very attentive to her students needs, she supports each of them in their learning process.

 She has teaching experiences in elementary and high school of Marguerite-Bourgeois school board, but also in private schools. She worked with students who have dyslexia, dysorthographia, dyscalculia, dysphasia and behaviour disorder.

 She recently adapted her practice to intervene remotely with some of her students due to COVID-19 and started her research master to be specialized in teaching algebra to students with learning disabilities.

Carine Cobti, B.Ed.

Carine Cobti, B.Ed.

Ortopédagogue (Special needs teacher)

French

Administration and Management
Samar Zayat

Samar Zayat

Administration and Management

French-English

Samar Zayat – Administration and Management

Samar is one of the most important members of the team, and  has been involved since 2017in the management and administration of the clinic. She manages schedules and office rentals, is involved in customer contact and appointment-taking, helps in organizing events, and supports the Neurosolution team to ensure that the clinic remains a friendly , professional and respectful work environment.