Dr. Felicia Otchet graduated cum laude from Smith College in 1991. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Cincinnati in 1996. She has been employed at London Health Sciences Centre for more than 20 years. Dr. Otchet also has two adjunct faculty appointments at Western University in Ontario. She has provided clinical supervision to more than 50 students. Dr. Otchet teaches graduate level courses in Cross Cultural Psychology at the University of Western Ontario and has a strong interest in serving clients from a variety of ethnic and religious backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations/inclinations. Dr. Otchet has also acted as a consultant psychologist for community agencies in the London area (e.g., CMHA Middlesex, CMHA Elgin, Wellspring London), where she provides psychological consultations for complex clients, as well as feedback and education for staff and administration. Dr. Otchet maintains a private practice in which she provides psychological intervention to adults presenting with a range of health and/or mental health concerns, including medical and/or psychological disability, acute and/or chronic pain, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress, and gender dysphoria. She has particular interests in adjustment to illness and injury, in trauma and resilience, and in coping with life transitions. Dr. Otchet has also developed The Wait List Clinic, a service at CMHA Middlesex, thanks to generous grants from Green Shield Canada Community Giving Fund and the Canada Post Community Foundation, and the generosity of the London community. In her spare time, Dr. Otchet is a volunteer with ARF Ontario (www.arfontario.com).
Dr. Otchet was awarded the 2012 "Public Education Award" by the Ontario Psychological Association and the "Service Provider of the Year" by the London Regional Psychological Association.
Dr. Otchet was selected for the Pillar Community Innovation Award in 2015 for the innovative design of the Wait List Clinic at Canadian Mental Health Association Middlesex. A video for this project can be viewed here:
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