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.

Dr. Inès Gargasson, D.Psy. –  Neuropsychologist

Inès Gargasson has been a regular member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since 2020 (student member under supervision from 2018 to 2020). A doctorate in psychology with a clinical neuropsychology option (D.Psy.) From the University of Montreal, she holds a training certificate for the evaluation of neuropsychological disorders.

Thanks to her internships in child psychiatry and neurodevelopment at CHU Sainte-Justine, she has developed a wealth of experience in the neuropsychological evaluation of children and adolescents with varied and complex conditions, such as attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder, intellectual developmental disorder, autism spectrum disorder, developmental language disorder, developmental coordination disorder, specific learning disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, oppositional defiant disorder or reaction disorder ‘attachment. Empathetic, flexible and open, Inès Gargasson receives children and their families when behavioral, learning, socialization or emotional problems are identified in the living environment and an assessment is required in order to clarify the problem. origin of the difficulties (neurodevelopmental, psychoaffective or environmental).

In addition to her private practice, she works in the public health network at the Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment Clinic (CÉTSA) of the CISSS de la Montérégie-Center.

Dr. Inès Gargasson, D.Psy.

Dr. Inès Gargasson, D.Psy.

Neuropsychologist

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

A graduate student in neuropsychology at the University of Quebec at Montreal, Jimmy Ghaziri previously obtained a master’s degree in cognitive neuroscience from the University of Montreal. He completed his clinical training at the Pierre-Boucher Hospital, the Allan Memorial Institute (MUHC) and the Montreal General Hospital with an adult population in psychiatry, traumatology, neurology and geriatrics. He has been registered as a student member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since winter 2019.

For several years, Jimmy worked with young children and adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, conducting rehabilitation through bio and neurofeedback. Under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, he is currently carrying out neuropsychological assessments with children and adults struggling with various neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD, learning disorders, giftedness, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability and other related difficulties, in both French and English.

His research focuses on brain imaging in a population with epilepsy, REM sleep behavior disorder and Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Justine Goulet, D.Psy. – Neuropsychologist

Justine Goulet completed her doctorate in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Montreal. Her doctoral project focused on the early impact of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) on social participation. She has been a member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since 2020. In recent years, Justine has worked with various clienteles. First, she performed neuropsychological evaluations of adults with mild traumatic brain injury and elderly people with Alzheimer’s disease as part of research projects. She completed her internships at the University Psychology Clinic at the University of Montreal with adults and children with various conditions (ADHD, learning disabilities, dyspraxia, anxiety, etc.). She then completed an internship in psychology with children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental conditions and suffering from sleep disorders. She also completed a first internship in neuropsychology at the Memory Clinic of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and a second internship in the neurological sciences department of the CHUM. These internships allowed her to gain experience with an adult and geriatric population presenting various problems (eg epilepsy, stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, minor / major neurocognitive disorders of different etiologies, etc. ). Her internships were mainly oriented towards neuropsychological assessment with the aim of helping the diagnostic process, guiding clinical care, performing a pre-surgical assessment in the context of refractory epilepsy and / or the assessment. aptitude (for managing property / people and driving a car). Since September 2018, she has been working at NeuroSolution where she performs neuropsychological assessments with children, adolescents and adults with various difficulties such as ADHD, learning disabilities, giftedness, language disorders, dyspraxia, etc. . She has also been employed since October 2020 at the CIUSSS du Nord-de-île-de-Montréal in an outpatient psychogeriatrics team.

Dr. Justine Goulet, D.Psy.

Dr. Justine Goulet, D.Psy.

Neuropsychologist

French

Dr. Mélanie Descamps, Ph.D.

Dr. Mélanie Descamps, Ph.D.

Neuropsychologist

French

Dr. Mélanie Descamps, Ph.D. – Neuropsychologist

Doctorate in psychology with a neuropsychology option from the University of Quebec in Montreal (Ph.D), Mélanie Descamps is a regular member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec. She performs neuropsychological assessments in French with children, adolescents and adults.

Mélanie began her training at Paris Descartes University in France where she trained with adults in rehabilitation centers as well as in psychiatry. Upon entering her doctorate, she continued to work with an adult population in psychiatry (post-traumatic stress, depression, bipolar disorder, etc.) at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. Then, she did her internship at the McGill University Health Center.

During her last internship in the neurological sciences department of the CHUM, she performed pre- and post-surgical neuropsychological assessments for people with refractory epilepsy. She has also worked with children specifically presenting an attention disorder or autism at Hôpital Rivière des Prairies. She is interested in neurodevelopmental disorders (giftedness, intellectual disability, learning disabilities, language disorders, etc.) and has been performing neuropsychological assessments at NeuroSolution since November 2018.

Her research work is carried out at the CHUM research center and 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

Dr. Jenel Brulé, D.Psy

Dr. Jenel Brulé, D.Psy

Neuropsychologist

French-English

Dr. Jenel Brûlé, D.Psy – Neuropsychologist

Dr. Jenel Brûlé completed a bachelor’s degree in Anatomy and Cell Biology with a minor in Pharmacology from McGill University followed by a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Montreal. She then completed her doctoral studies at the University of Québec in Outaouais, obtaining her Doctorate degree in Clinical Neuropsychology (Psy.D) in 2021.

Dr. Brûlé has been a part of the team of neuropsychologists at NeuroSolution since 2019 (student member under supervision from 2019 to 2021, regular member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since 2021). She has previously interned at the Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Montréal. Currently, she works with children, adolescents and adults with various disorders such as ADHD, learning disorders, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability and other related difficulties. She conducts neuropsychological evaluations in both French and English.

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

Kim Charest, Ph.D. candidate

Kim Charest, Ph.D. candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French

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.

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).

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

Sabrina Tabet, PhD candidate

Sabrina Tabet, PhD candidate

Doctoral student in neuropsychology

French

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.

Marc Bedard, M.Sc., Ph.D. Intern in Clinical Psychology

Marc holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s of science in neuroscience from Carleton University in Ottawa, ON. He is currently a doctoral candidate (Ph.D.) in clinical psychology at the University of Ottawa, where he is working toward developing competency in both clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology. Under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, he conducts neuropsychological assessments with children, adolescents and adults presenting with neurodevelopmental or acquired cognitive difficulties.

Prior to working with Dr. Chébli, Marc has assessed a number of neuropsychological difficulties both in hospital and private practice settings. As a Vanier Scholar supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health and Research, his doctoral research examines the long-term impacts on cognitive functioning following concussion.  He has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals, and presented his work at international conferences.

Marc Bedard, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Marc Bedard, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Intern in Clinical Psychology

English

Sofia El Mouderrib, Ph.D. Candidate

Sofia El Mouderrib, Ph.D. Candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French - English

Sofia El Mouderrib, Ph.D. Candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

Doing in her final internship at the NeuroSolution Clinic, Sofia El Mouderrib performs neuropsychological assessments in French and English with children, adolescents, and young adults under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli.

As part of her doctorate in neuropsychology at the Université du Québec à Montreal, her clinical path was mainly focused on the diagnostic assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders and the identification of gifted and twice exceptional profiles. Currently, Dr. Chébli’s expertise allows her to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to take linguistic and ethnocultural factors into consideration when practicing neuropsychology.

Her research aims to better understand the neural processes at the cortical level underlying executive functions using non-invasive transcranial electrical stimulation.

Roxanne Godin, D.Psy. Candidate – Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

Roxanne Godin is a doctoral candidate in psychology (clinical neuropsychology profile) at the Université du Québec en Outaouais. For her doctoral thesis, she is mainly interested in the relationship between sleep patterns and anxiety in young elite athletes.

As part of her doctoral studies, Roxanne first completed an internship at the Clinique des services psychologique de Université du Québec en Outaouais where she worked with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of neuropsychological disorders (e.g. ADHD, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, GTS).  Roxanne then completed an internship at the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) with a diverse adult population from different medical departments (e.g., geriatrics, internal medicine, hematology-oncology, hepatology, nephrology) as well as mental health departments (young adult psychosis clinic, addiction medicine and psychiatry). Primary reasons for consultation were related to the diagnostic evaluation of various neurocognitive disorders, questions regarding aptitude, ability to pursue studies, or eligibility for a renal or liver transplant (pre-transplant assessment).

Roxanne currently conducts neuropsychological assessments in French with children, adolescents, and adults with acquired or developmental cognitive disorders, under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli.

Roxanne Godin, D.Psy candidate

Roxanne Godin, D.Psy candidate

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French

Rebekah Wickens, M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate in clinical neuropsychology

Rebekah Wickens, M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate in clinical neuropsychology

Doctoral Student in Neuropsychology

French - English

Rebekah Wickens, M.Sc., Ph.D. candidate in clinical neuropsychology

Rebekah Wickens is a Ph.D. candidate in clinical neuropsychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal and a student member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec. She recently completed a clinical internship at her university’s Centre de services psychologiques, where she assessed adults with various conditions (e.g., attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia, and mild cognitive impairment). Presently, under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chebli, she is conducting neuropsychological evaluations of individuals with a variety of conditions, including ADHD and learning disorders. She provides evaluations in both English and French.

Her doctoral research, which is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and based at the Montreal Neurological Institute, involves the neuroimaging of individuals with preclinical Parkinson’s disease or dementia with Lewy bodies. Prior to her doctoral studies, she obtained a B.Sc. (Hons.) and an M.Sc. in Psychology  from Queen’s University, where she studied dopamine and the reward system.

Camille Letendre, Ph.D./Psy.D candidate – Doctoral student in neuropsychology

Camille is a doctoral candidate in neuropsychology, scientific-professional profile (Ph.D./Psy.D), at the University of Quebec in Montreal. As part of her doctoral training, which she undertook in 2017 after obtaining a bachelor’s degree in psychology Honor path (B. Sc. Hons) from the University of Montreal, Camille completed an evaluation internship in infantile neuropsychology at the Psychological Services Center of the University of Quebec in Montreal. Her doctoral research aims to better understand the emotional expression of children with autism by seeking the expertise of health professionals specializing in autism, parents of children with autism and adults with autism. In addition, Camille was involved for several years in autism research projects at the Rivière-des-Prairies Mental Health Hospital, where she notably performed cognitive assessments of preschool children with autism.

Member of the Student Register of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since 2021, Camille performs, under the supervision of Dr. Mark Chébli, neuropsychological assessments with children and teenagers with various neurodevelopmental conditions or encountering academic or behavioral difficulties, emotional and social.

Camille Letendre, Ph.D./Psy.D candidate

Camille Letendre, Ph.D./Psy.D 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

Does not take new patients at the moment
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_dezainde@hotmail.com

Chantal Dezainde, Ph.D.

Chantal Dezainde, Ph.D.

Psychoeducator

French
chantal_dezainde@hotmail.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.