The ADHD Clinic

1849 Yonge Street

Suite 711

Toronto, ON M4S 1Y2

tel 416 304 1779

fax 416 304 0257

 

 

Our staff speak

  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • Hindi

Our Staff

 

Psychiatry Staff:


Dr. Jane Thurley, M.D. FRCP(C)

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Jane Thurley is a psychiatrist who completed her medical training and residency at The University of Toronto. Dr. Thurley completed her analytic training at the Toronto Analytic Institute. She has previously worked at the University of Toronto Psychiatry Services - Koffler Centre and with an academic inhibition group which assisted graduate students who had difficulties completing course work, etc. Dr. Thurley's current clinical interests include assessment, treatment and psychopharmacology in the areas of Attention Defcit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Anxiety and Mood Disorders


Dr. Leo Murphy,  M.D. FRCP(C)

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Leo Murphy is a psychiatrist who completed his medical training at Memorial University and his residency at the University of Toronto. Dr. Murphy is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and is a Clinician/Supervisor at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. He was previously a psychiatric consultant at the Hincks/Dellcrest Children's Centre and the head of the Group Psychotherapy program at St. Michael's. Dr. Murphy's current clinical interests are in assessment, treatment and psychopharmacology in the areas of Attention Defcit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Anxiety and Mood Disorders.


Dr. Rosemary Fitzgerald,  M.D. FRCP(C)

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Rosemary Fitzgerald is a psychiatrist who completed her medical training at Memorial University. She completed an internship at St. Joseph's Health Centre, followed by her residency in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Dr. Fitzgerald was a Staff Psychiatrist at the Hospital For Sick Children, after which she completed her Psychoanalytic training at the Toronto Institute of Psychonanalysis. She has been in private practice since 1992 and also serves as a Consultant Psychiatrist for the National Ballet School of Canada. Dr. Fitzgerald's current clinical interests include Behavioural difficulties in children and adolescents, family issues in Attention Defcit Hyperactivity Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Anxiety Disorders.  

 

Dr. Albert Allen, M.D. FRCP(C)

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr. Albert Allen is a Psychiatrist who trained at the University of Calgary.  He completed his residency at the University of Toronto. Dr. Allen works with the University of Toronto Counselling and Psychological Services. Dr. Allen's current clinical interests are in the areas of assessment, treatment and psychopharmacology in the areas of Attention Defcit Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders and Learning Disorders.



Psychology Staff:


Dr. Noah Lazar, Ph. D. C.Psych.

Consultant Psychologist

Dr. Lazar is a Clinical Psychologist who completed his Ph.D. at the University Of Western Ontario, where his clinical training focussed on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in a number of inpatient and outpatient facilities and clinics.  He completed his clinical training in the mood disorders and severe mental illness (including schizophrenia) programs at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton.  His clinical areas of interest include assessment and psychotherapy in the areas of ADHD, anxiety, and depression.  He currently teaches CBT courses at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Lazar is a board member of the Ontario Psychological Association.  Dr. Lazar offers a wide range of services including assessment and CBT for a range of difficulties including ADHD, mood and anxiety disorders (e.g. Social Phobia, Specific Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), chronic pain, relationship issues, as well as other interpersonal and stress-related difficulties.


Rubaba Ansari MA

Clinical Director

Ms. Ansari has worked in several senior administrative positions including the coordination of large scale research protocals and academic projects, both in tertiary care and research settings. Her current areas of clinical interest include ADHD and comorbid disorders such as Learning Disabilities and Anxiety. Ms. Ansari is an experienced psychometrist and has worked in the areas of Epilepsy and Sickle Cell Disease at the Hospital For Sick Children for several years.  She is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at The University of Toronto.