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Amanda Paniconi, M.Ed.

Behavioural Specialist/Coach/ABA

Amanda has a bachelor's degree in Specialization Psychology from Concordia University and a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from McGill University. She received training in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) following her undergraduate degree, and continued to specialize in autism spectrum disorders and behavioural interventions and therapies since. In her role as a behavioural specialist and coach at the clinic, she works with clients across the lifespan experiencing difficulties with interpersonal relationships, executive functioning skills, emotional regulation, social skills, anxiety, and depression under the supervision of licensed psychologist. She is trained and supervised in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mindfulness-based interventions. Additionally, she is co-facilitator of the dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) groups offered at the clinic. Finally, she works closely with teachers, educators, and parents to train, coach, and consult on numerous difficulties present in schools and at home such as autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), parenting, and behaviour management. Amanda's ultimate passion is to empower, advocate for, and support individuals in need.