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Melisa Arias-Valenzuela, DPS, PhD. PSY

Offers In-person and virtual appointments
  • Psychologist
  • Woman
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 310 rating(s).
  • Less than $200 per visit
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Description

I’m Dr. Melisa Arias-Valenzuela, C.Psych., and I am a clinical psychologist and director of Uprise Psychology & Wellness. I am also a certified perinatal mental health clinician with Postpartum Support International (PMH-C) and a Qualified Instructor in Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT-QI). I work primarily with adults as well as teens and their families struggling with eating disorders and body image concerns, as well as adults struggling with perinatal mental health. I also provide clinical supervision services, clinical consultation and lead therapeutic skills groups.

Conditions

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Binge eating disorder (eating disorders)
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Infertility or Adoption
  • Mental Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Postpartum depression
  • Post-traumatic stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Isolation
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Trauma
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Psychological therapy
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • Teens (13-17)​

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Professional designations

  • Doctor of Psychology (DPS)
  • Doctorate of Philosophy-Psychology (PhD. PSY)

Education

  • Baccalauréat spécialisé approfondi en Psychologie (B.A.) from the University of Ottawa (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Doctorat en Psychologie (Psy.D./Ph.D.) from the Université du Québec à Montréal

Professional associations

  • Ordre des Psychologues de l'Ontario
Facility Information

Summary

Uprise Psychology & Wellness consists of a team of psychologists and registered psychotherapists. We offer assessments and psychotherapy services using evidence-based modalities (e.g., CBT, ACT, DBT), both in individual and group formats. We have experience helping teens and adults with diverse needs, including eating disorders, perinatal mental health concerns, anxiety disorders, trauma-related concerns and depression as well as low self-esteem, relational and adjustment difficulties. We offer in-person and virtual services in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Attachment-based therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Compassion-focused therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Positive psychology
  • Psychological testing and evaluation
  • Psychological therapy
  • Sports psychology
  • Teen mental health
  • Trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy

Amenities

  • Close to public transit
  • Wheelchair accessible
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130 Albert street Suite 1204, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed