Amanda Cox

Amanda Cox, M.A. (On Leave)

Therapist and Psychometrist

Ms. Amanda Cox is a child and adolescent therapist who works from a variety of therapeutic modalities depending on the needs of her clients. She has experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Therapy, Play Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and elements of Parent and Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Ms. Cox also facilitates child and adolescent DBT skills groups.

Additionally, Ms. Cox assists clinical psychologists in the administration of developmental, psychoeducational, and giftedness assessments. Her approach to psychological assessment emphasizes collaboration among families, schools and community supports, in order to ensure the results and recommendations help children to reach their full potential.

Ms. Cox is currently working towards the completion of her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Guelph, where she also completed her Master’s and Undergraduate degrees. Her research involvement focuses primarily on parent and child relationships, as well as adolescent mental health, well-being, and resilience. Ms. Cox’s previous clinical experience includes a variety of school, rehabilitation, and private practice settings. She will be continuing training in Emotion Focused Therapy and Narrative Therapy.