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Hi, I'm Dr English, Psychologist.

I specialize in helping clients overcome depression, anxiety disorders and traumatic childhood experiences. I can also help with self-esteem, personal growth, and issues related to pregnancy and motherhood.

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Dr Valérie English, PsyD




English, French

Licensed Psychologist with the Order of Psychologists of Quebec OPQ# 13980-20

Hi! I’m Dr Valérie English and I’m a graduate of the University of Montréal, in the adult Clinical Psychology program. I offer psychodynamic psychotherapy and humanistic therapy. I specialize in helping clients overcome depression, anxiety disorders, interpersonal struggles, traumatic childhood experiences, self-esteem, and personal growth. 

I also specialize in issues related to pregnancy and obstetrics, such as helping pregnant mothers and new moms, overcome things like anxiety, depression, marital problems, pregnancy ambivalence, attachment issues, grief and loss, trouble conceiving, miscarriage, abortion, and grieving men. 

Finally, I also specialize in helping medical patients overcome difficulties related to traumatic events, serious injuries, or illnesses such as cancer. 

My approach to therapy is integrative, in the sense that I incorporate approaches from several scientifically validated therapies, according to the client’s needs. My main objective in therapy is to work collaboratively with you, identify your struggles and objectives, and to find with you – through discussion – solutions that will fit with your personality and values. It’s important to me that I cultivate an open therapeutic atmosphere that is warm and free of judgment, where you feel safe to explore topics that are important to you, so you can get to know yourself better and work through struggles. It would be a pleasure for me to meet you, to get to know your unique situation, and to help you on your path to greater psychological well-being.

— Valérie English

Trained in Scientifically-Based Treatment Approaches

  • 4+ years of professional experience
  • A 2-year clinical internship at the Montreal University Health Center (CHUM) in: obstetrics/gynecology, Burn Unit, Reimplantation of Hands, and Oncology (2017-2019)
  • Doctoral research award: Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Société et Culture (FQRSC) (2014-2016)
  • Award of excellence: Faculty or Arts and Science, University of Montreal, BA degree (2012)

University-Level Training in Psychology

PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Université de Montreal

BA Honours in Psychology

Université de Montreal