Dr. Mafalda Porporino

Dr. Mafalda Porporino received her PhD from McGill University specializing in child psychology. She currently holds a position as a psychologist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. She has over 10 years of clinical experience and stays at the forefront of her areas of expertise through regular attendance at conferences and workshops. Dr. Porporino is reknown and highly sought for her expertise in child and adolescent anxiety, behaviour and conduct problems, depression, feeding and eating disorders, as well as issues related to divorce and low self-esteem. She has exceptional skills with adolescents.  She has managed in her practice to build incredible therapeutic alliances with even the most resistant and defiant teens.  She is definitely the teen expert on the team!  She has published work in numerous child and adolescent related journals. Dr. Porporino primarily uses cognitive behavioral methods in therapy, however she tailors her approach to the specific needs of the client and the presenting difficulties.