Erin Nimmo C. Psych. Assoc.
Mrs. Erin Nimmo is a Psychological Associate registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She has over 10 years of experience in the mental health field working with children, adolescents, and parents. Erin earned a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois in 2012. She also earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Ottawa, which included a research thesis on factors associated with positive outcomes for adolescents admitted to inpatient hospitalization for crisis stabilization.
Erin loves working with children, adolescents, and their families. During her graduate training, she provided individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, mental health intake assessments, and staff training in a juvenile prison in Chicago. Erin co-facilitated functional skills workshops at Chedoke Hospital for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She worked with at-risk youth attending Chicago Academy High School and developed and implemented recreational activities for youth with various mental health concerns who were living in a group home at St. Leonards Community Services. Erin has experience working with clients with various challenges, including concerns related to anger management, anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, behaviour regulation, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, parenting, grief/loss, adjustment, and trauma.
At Dr. Angela Fountain and Associates, Erin provides individual psychological therapy, comprehensive psychological assessments for children and adolescents, parent consultation, and initial consultation services. Erin primarily uses cognitive behavioural therapy as a foundational theory for her practice, but also draws on attachment theory, dialectical behaviour therapy, and client-centered therapy. She believes in the importance of establishing a strong collaborative relationship with her clients to fully understand their experiences and help them reach their desired goals. Erin also is a Manager at Dr. Angela Fountain and Associates and manages a team of staff members.