Helping children, youth, and young adults.
At Little Oaks Psychology we take a strengths-based approach to learning. Everyone learns differently and has different needs in school, at home, socially, emotionally, and physically. We help develop a plan for supporting each persons unique needs.
Deciding to see a psychologist can be a difficult choice, and it can be hard to figure out exactly what you need. We aim to make the process smooth and help you navigate an often confusing system.
You will leave with knowledge and insights, as well as a sense of direction that will help with support and future planning. If you aren't sure what you need, come in for a consult and we can set a plan together.
Little Oaks Clinicians
Please NOTE: Larissa will be on Maternity leave until March 2019
Clinical Director - Assessment & Intervention
Larissa Predy is the founder of Little Oaks and has over 14-years of experience working with children and youth in various settings. She has worked as a school psychologist for 8-years and has a strong reputation in comprehensive assessment and intervention, specializing in behaviour, ADHD, learning difficulties, and social emotional concerns. She was trained in School Psychology from the University of British Columbia, and has practiced as a psychologist in elementary and high schools; as a crisis clinician and group therapist in hospital settings; and on a multidisciplinary team specializing in assessment and treatment of ADHD, learning disabilities, and Autism Spectrum in not-for-profit and private practice settings.
She takes pride in her ability to help people more clearly understand their challenges, and aims to instill hope and provide effective strategies that work. She provides assessment, counselling, and consultation for various concerns and transitions for children, youth, and young adults. Her practice stems from positive psychology and cognitive development, and utilizes treatment approaches from solution focused therapy, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and behaviorism perspectives.
With a focus on resilience and empowerment, Larissa has found that her clients often complete services feeling more engaged and more confident in navigating their personal journey.
Registered Provisional Psychologist
ADHD Specialist - Online Sessions
Jaime Gaber is a Registered Provisional Psychologist in Calgary with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has experience with ADHD, Autism, learning disabilities, social problems, anxiety/depression and emotional dysregulation. She has a Master’s Degree in School Psychology from the University of Calgary, and has worked in various settings, including inner city, rural communities, not-for-profit, public and private school systems, universities and health care, providing assessment, consultation, crisis and supportive counselling, as well as, short and long-term support.
Jaime currently offers intervention, strategies, and coaching for adults and parents on learning, attention, and behavior. She consults with parents and teachers on strategies to address attention and behavior at home and in the classroom. She is committed to helping people understand their strengths and specific challenges and develop effective skills necessary for achieving academic and life goals. Jaime’s approach is practical, straightforward and goal-directed, and focuses on solutions to help clients cope and effectively manage challenges in life. Her services are currently offered via secure, online sessions.
Please NOTE: Kristi is currently on Maternity leave
Kristi Zubic is a Registered Psychologist who has recently returned home to Edmonton after receiving her Master's of Science degree in School and Applied Child Psychology at the University of Calgary. She worked for several years in the Calgary area and has extensive experience conducting comprehensive assessments in both school and private settings.
Kristi has enjoyed the opportunity to work as a part of multidisciplinary teams in the assessment and treatment of various types of learners. She has strong assessment skills in the areas of ADHD, learning difficulties, giftedness, social/emotional challenges, and behaviour challenges. Kristi prides herself on providing in-depth assessments with a focus on creating understanding. Kristi strives for a strength-based understanding that focuses on strategies and interventions to help all individuals reach their full potential.
Ashton Parker is a Registered Psychologist who provides services to individuals with developmental, learning, behavioural, and social/emotional challenges. Ashton has experience with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety/depression, and behavioural difficulties. She works collaboratively with children, adolescents, and their families.
In 2014, Ashton received a Master of Arts in School Psychology from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Since graduating, Ashton has worked extensively in school settings in New Brunswick and Alberta. Through these valuable experiences, Ashton has had the privilege of working with families and schools to complete comprehensive psychoeducational assessments and to develop intervention plans.
Ashton provides high quality psychoeducational assessments by identifying obstacles to learning and by determining the best instructional strategies to improve school success. She is passionate about working with students and their families to assist them in understanding their individual strengths and challenges and supporting them in achieving their academic goals. As part of these assessments, Ashton will provide practical, evidence-based recommendations for academic programming that focuses on the individual’s unique profile of strengths and needs.
Ashton offers flexible evening and weekend appointments. She is currently accepting referrals for psychoeducational assessments.
Registered Provisional Psychologist
As a Registered Provisional Psychologist, Angela works with children and families from varying backgrounds. She practices from a developmental and systemic framework, strongly believing that attachment and early experiences affect our development and the roles that we play in the context of our daily lives.
Some areas of specialization include: treatment of trauma through play, First Nations history and generational trauma, child and teen anxiety and depression, and parenting support. Angela is trained in EMDR and has taken courses in play therapy.
Angela received her Masters in Counselling degree from the University of Calgary in 2014. As a Provisional Psychologist, her files and treatment plans are supervised by a Registered Psychologist.