About Heartsbloom Psychology Centre

Carla Lehouillier

Dr. Carla LeHouillier

Practice in Child Psychology

I am a Registered Psychologist, licensed to practice child psychology in British Columbia. For over a decade, I have been providing psychological 

services to children and their families. I specialize in providing comprehensive learning and developmental assessments for preschoolers, children, teens and young adults. I assess children and youth for learning disorders, developmental delays, ADHD, or mental health concerns like anxiety. I also provide counselling to children and their families, including individual therapy and parenting support or consultation. 

I support children and their families facing a wide array of challenges and unique needs, including emotional or behavioural regulation, mental health difficulties such as anxiety or depression, explosive behaviour, and social challenges. Additionally, I provide support to children that have difficulties with their attention/focus, learning, executive functioning, and organizational skills. I bring enthusiasm, patience and positive energy when working with children of all ages, with a specialty in the early childhood years.  

When I'm not working, you can find me spending time with my family, enjoying all of what beautiful BC has to offer, going for a run with friends, or browsing the local markets. 

My Background and Philosophy

After many years of clinical training and study, I earned a PhD in School Psychology from the University of British Columbia, with advanced training and expertise in early childhood development and assessment practices.  I have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to work in public school settings, Child and Youth Mental Health offices through the Ministry of Children and Family Development, and private psychology practices.

 

I enjoy working with families from diverse backgrounds. I believe in the importance of relationship and attachment, and that it's never too late for learning, growth and improving connections. I use a variety of therapeutic treatment approaches in my work with children and their caregivers, with a primary focus on those that are strength based and family centred. I welcome opportunities to consult with educators and other professionals in best supporting a child or adolescent's developmental needs, both during or after the assessment process, and when providing therapeutic support to families.