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Biography

Chantel Ritter, MSc, is a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Program at the University of Guelph. Chantel completed her MSc in School and Applied Child Psychology at the University of Calgary, and a Behavioural Interventions Certificate for developmental disabilities at MacEwan University. 


Chantel has experience conducting both therapy and comprehensive psychological assessments for children with various neurodevelopmental, learning, behavioural, and mental health difficulties, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), intellectual disabilities, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), trauma, and social/emotional difficulties. Chantel provides evidence-based care while pulling from different modalities including emotion-focused family therapy (EFFT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). She has worked with children and youth with various anxiety, mood, and emotion regulation difficulties. Chantel has trained at Integrated Services in Education Clinic (Alberta), the Golden Hills School Division (Alberta), the Centre for Psychological Services at the University of Guelph, and the McMaster Children’s Hospital Child Advocacy and Assessment Program.