120 Terence Matthews Crescent, Unit A-1
Kanata, Ontari
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Phone: (613) 435-9330     Fax: (613) 435-9335

Kanata South Professional Services

Providers of Psychological Assessment and Counseling to Children, Adolescents, Adults, and Families

Erin Bougie, M.A.

Erin Bougie, M.A. (Under Supervision)

Supervisor: Dr. Owen Helmkay, C.Psych.
E-mail: erin.c.bougie@gmail.com

Phone: (613) 435-9330 ext. 3


Areas of Practice

Erin provides psychological services to children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing a variety of psychological and interpersonal difficulties. Her primary areas of clinical work include:

  • Anxiety disorders, including phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety, and generalized anxiety disorder
  • Depression
  • Anger management
  • Stress management
  • Relaxation
  • Low self-esteem
  • Interpersonal problems
  • Parenting
  • Adjustment to life stressors
  • Coping with work stress


Erin also provides psycho-educational assessment (e.g., behavioural and learning difficulties, gifted identification) and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults.

Therapeutic Approach

Erin’s approach to therapy is integrative based on her training in a variety of treatment modalities, including emotion-focused and cognitive behavioural. She also considers the impact of early family and social relationships and their influence on present issues. She appreciates that the client is the expert of his or her own felt experience. A collaborative approach will be utilized in order to set therapeutic goals that address specific needs. Erin always strives to build a safe and trusting working relationship in an understanding, accepting, comforting, and respectful environment.

Professional Biography

Erin received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Honours) with specialization in Psychology and her Masters of Arts (M.A.) in Applied Psychology from Laurentian University. She conducted research on the association between the home environment and early literacy skills. Erin has also presented at several conferences. Since graduating, Erin has been providing psychotherapeutic services in a variety of clinical settings, including a community mental health clinic and private practice. She has also facilitated several workshops (e.g., parenting, stress and anxiety). Erin is in the process of working towards her designation as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Owen Helmkay at Kanata South Professional Services. She proceeds to further her professional development by attending workshops in order to provide knowledge and skills that accurately reflect current established theory and research findings.

Professional Affiliation

2009-2014 Canadian Psychological Association

​2015 Ontario Psychological Association

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