Dr. Krista Mitchnick
C. Psych (Supervised Practice)
Children and Adolescents
Dr. Krista Mitchnick, C. Psych (Supervised Practice) recently received her PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology from York University. She is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Kathy Smolewska, C. Psych, completing neuropsychological assessments for children and adolescents.
During her graduate training at York University, Dr. Mitchnick provided therapy and various assessment services (psychological, cognitive, neuropsychological) through the York University Psychology Clinic. She additionally completed clinical neuropsychology practicum placements at Sunnybrook Hospital and the Community Head Injury Resource Services, in Toronto. Most recently, Dr. Mitchnick completed her (Canadian Psychological Association accredited) pre-doctoral residency placement in Clinical Neuropsychology at the London Health Sciences Centre (London, Ontario), working in the areas of Neurology/Neurosurgery, Epilepsy, and General Consultation Neuropsychology.
Dr. Mitchnick has additionally conducted psychoeducational and gifted assessments in private practice, as well as gifted assessments through the Hamilton-Wentworth District Schoolboard.
Prior to her Clinical Psychology training, Dr. Mitchnick completed a PhD in Experimental Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Guelph, where her research focused on learning and memory. This focus continued during her dissertation research at York University and her current postdoctoral fellowship position at Baycrest Centre, where she is investigating individual differences in memory. Dr. Mitchnick has taught undergraduate courses in memory and brain-behaviour relationships at Glendon College (York University) and the University of Guelph.