Dr. Amanda Morgan (Azarbehi)
Consulting Clinical Psychologist
Areas of Expertise: Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Developmental Disorders,
Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Based Disorders
Services Rendered: Autism Screening
Child Development Assessment
Dr. Amanda Morgan, has over a decade of experience working as a researcher and therapist within the field of Clinical Psychology providing assessment and intervention services to children, teens, and adults. Her areas of past and present academic research include: Childhood Developmental Delays, Early Intervention Programs for Children with Autism, Parenting Stress, and Dyadic (Couples) Coping. She completed her Bachelor's Degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has trained at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Lovaas Autism Intervention Centre, and completed her doctorate degree at the University of New Brunswick. Also, Dr. Morgan completed a 1 year internship at Bloorview Kids Rehab in Toronto as part of her clinical training. Prior to going into private practice Dr. Morgan worked at the North York General Hospital's (NYGH) Child Development Centre. As a psychologist on the NYGH team, Dr. Morgan worked on complex cases referred to her by paediatricians from across Toronto.
Dr. Morgan, in collaboration with Erin Goldvasser and Eve Mamalider, provide comprehensive assessments including autism spectrum screening and child developmental, with the aim of providing meaningful recommendations. Dr. Morgan's areas of expertise include: ADHD, developmental disorders, intellectual disability, learning disability, dual diagnoses, and more. At present in addition to her private practice work Dr. Azarbehi works as a psychology professor at Tyndale University where she has founded TRACE – Tyndale’s Research in Autism and Community Education which offers seminars for parents and professionals, carries out research, and runs march break and summer camps for children with autism and other disabilities. She is also a sought after speaker and runs 2-3 workshops a month for a variety of provincial and federal agencies such as foster care, early intervention, school boards, and even parole boards.