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Nadine Yildiz, M.Sc. (Doctoral Candidate)

Nadine Yildiz is a Psychology Doctoral Resident at Dr. Angela Fountain and Associates. She is currently completing her Psy.D. in the Clinical Psychology program at Memorial University of Newfoundland. She also completed a Master's degree in Developmental Psychology and a B.A Hon. Psychology at Memorial University. Her research focuses on treatment and the underlying emotional mechanisms of Mathematics anxiety. 

 

Nadine thoroughly enjoys working with children. She strives to provide a safe, judgement-free environment where children, adolescents, and parents are comfortable discussing and addressing challenges to best achieve their goals.   She takes a client-centred and family-based approach to treatment. Drawing from a range of therapeutic orientations, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), emotion focussed therapy (EFT), and play-based therapy, to best suit the needs of the client and their family. Nadine has experience providing individual and group therapy with children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. In addition to a breadth of clinical training in Canada, Nadine has recently completed a clinical placement at a private practice in Istanbul, Turkey, providing individual therapy to culturally diverse clients.

 

Nadine has conducted numerous developmental and psychodiagnostic assessments with clients across the lifespan in community mental health clinics, university mental health clinics, and private practice. Additionally, she has completed psychoeducational assessments in schools with the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District and in private practice settings.

 

As an east coaster, Nadine deeply loves the sea and thoroughly enjoys boating, swimming, and walking along the shore. Additionally, she enjoys a good book, a spontaneous adventure, and being active outdoors snowboarding, ice skating, and horseback riding with her three children and her husband. Nadine is excited to be a clinical team member at Angela Fountain and Associates!