Dr. Anita Ramani
- Location Markham
Dr. Anita Ramani has been a registered clinical Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario since 2007 and has been a Psychologist in India since 2000. She obtained her Master’s and Doctorate from the “University of Madras”, India in Psychology and completed a thesis in Stress factors, Defense Mechanism and Values among Headache & Backache groups as well as The Effect of Psychoeducational Intervention of The Learning Disabled Adolescents and their Families. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst- Doctoral since 2012.
Dr. Anita’s previous work has included working with children, adolescents, adults and families and has worked both in the private & public sector. She was the Associate Director of ErinoakKids, Autism Program one of the largest continuum of clinical services. There, she led clinical managers, staff and families through an unprecedented transformational change in service delivery. Through ongoing learning and a commitment to continuous quality improvement, she established an enhanced children and youth service system, ensuring improved accessibility and a broader range of services offered.
Dr. Anita has also worked as a Psychologist / Clinical Director at Pathways for Children as well as served as a Psychologist for the DFO teams for the Central East and Toronto Autism programs. She worked closely with colleges to develop curriculum and programs, preparing likeminded individuals entering this growing and evolving field of autism services. She served as faculty at Seneca College for the following programs: Bachelor of Child Development, Behavioural Sciences and The Autism and Behavioural Science Ontario Graduate Certificate program. She worked as a Clinical Director at Integra, the leading institution for children with Learning Disabilities were she facilitated many groups to develop social skills and self-esteem among children with NVLD.
As a private consultant, her work involves providing diagnostic assessment and psycho-educational assessment for children & adolescents; provides intervention for children and adolescents who are experiencing learning difficulties, social & emotional difficulties, anxiety, depression, anger and problem-solving. She utilizes a combination of Cognitive Behaviour Modification, Applied Behaviour Analysis and other evidence-based treatments to help children and adolescents with a wide range of emotional, behavioural and adjustment problems, such as anxiety, stress, depression and relationship. Anita is passionate about working with children and their families to help reach their potential.