• Depression
  • Anxiety (e.g., panic attacks, generalized anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, hoarding, etc.)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Bereavement/Grief/Loss
  • Personal Development/Coaching
  • Reactions to trauma/abuse (e.g., Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD] and Critical Incident Stress related to front-line emergency responders – Paramedics, Police, Firefighters, Military personnel and family members)

Dr. Laidlaw utilizes a variety of professional, community, and self-help resources.

Psychological services are NOT covered by OHIP. Some individuals may, however, have extended medical coverage through their employer or another provider. Please check your policy for more details.

Dr. Laidlaw would be pleased to discuss her fee schedule with you upon request.

Payments can be made by cash or cheque.


Dr. Laidlaw offers personality, intellectual, developmental and vocational assessments.

In addition, Dr. Laidlaw provides psycho-legal assessments for law firms, and has extensive experience with Worker Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB), Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (CICB), and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) claims. She is also a registered provider for Health Claims for Auto Insurance (HCAI), the Salvation Army, Blue Cross, the Victim Quick Response Program (VQRP) and Veterans Affairs Canada, and is an EAP provider. Dr. Laidlaw also completes developmentally delayed disorder assessments for many agencies within Ontario.

Qualifications/Work Experience

Dr. Laidlaw has worked in a variety of settings and has over 10 years of counselling, assessment, training and consultation experience in hospital inpatient/outpatient departments, crisis centers, universities, and in private practice.


  • BA (Honors in Psychology) at Laurentian University, Sudbury
  • MA in Human Development (Psychology/Kinesiology/Sociology) at Laurentian University, Sudbury
  • Certificate in Trauma Counselling for Front-Line Workers at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, Toronto
  • MEd in Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto
  • PhD in Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto

Registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario

Dr. Paulette Laidlaw, Psychologist
Practice in Clinical, Counselling and
Rehabilitation Psychology

Telephone: 289-921-0749
Fax: 905-632-6340