Dot Scardellette

School Psychologist

I am a registered Psychologist providing consultation and assessment to better understand individual strengths, needs and refine intervention planning. With over 30 years experience working with students in educational systems, I am passionate about helping bring about growth and development of skills. Whether it be learning struggles, concerns with social/emotional, and/or behavioural functioning I take a person-centered, strengths-based approach. I help young people and the adults in their lives become more aware of and value assets, talents and other quality personal characteristics. Assessments are designed with clients based on presenting concerns aimed at developing sound and reasonable recommendations that inform intervention planning.

Services Provided Cost Approx. Wait Time
Psychoeducational Assessment $200/hour; varies based on scope of assessment, $2400+/- Varies, booking generally 2 mos. in advance. Call to inquire.
Autism Spectrum Assessment Varies based on scope of assessment, $200/hour Given priority
Gifted Assessment $1250 Varies, booking generally 2 mos. in advance. Call to inquire.

Type and Cost of Services:

Fees for consultation and psychoeducational assessment are generally $200/hr. These are not covered by OHIP. Exceptional circumstances/financial need will be taken into consideration. Extended Health Care plans often include Psychological Services. Please inquire with your provider for coverage details. Assessments generally include intake interview, review of available records (inc. report cards, other school documents including Individual Education Plan (IEP), previous assessment reports), direct testing, scoring and interpretation, assessment review meeting, and written report with recommendations and Diagnostic Statement and related details if applicable. There is no HST on psychological services in Ontario.

Methods of Payment:

Cash, Cheque, Debit and Credit are accepted. Payment is due at time of service unless otherwise arranged. A receipt will be provided for you to submit to your Extended Health Care Insurance Provider.

How to make an appointment:

Please contact me directly: 613-485-8365 or dotscard2020@gmail.com
Please refrain from providing private/confidential information in email. Appointments generally available weekends, Saturday or Sunday.

Educational Background and Credentials

  • Member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) since 2010
  • M.A. School Psychology, University of Delaware 1989
  • B.S. in Psychology, minor Communications, Saint Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA) 1985

Professional Affiliations and Additional Training

  • Member, Canadian Psychological Association
  • Member, Ottawa Academy of Psychology
  • Member, National Association of School Psychologists (US)