school for children with autism

Dr. Amanda Azarbehi

Consulting Clinical Psychologist

Faculty Position:
Professor of Psychology – Tyndale University

Dr. Azarbehi has over a decade of experience working as a researcher and therapist within the field of Clinical Psychology providing assessment and intervention services to children, teens, and adults. Her areas of past and present academic research include: Childhood Developmental Delays, Early Intervention Programs for Children with Autism, Parenting Stress, and Dyadic (Couples) Coping. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has trained at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Lovaas Autism Intervention Centre, and completed her doctorate degree at the University of New Brunswick. Also, Dr. Azarbehi completed a 1 year internship at Bloorview Kids Rehab in Toronto as part of her clinical training. Prior to going into private practice Dr. Azarbehi  worked at the North York General Hospital’s (NYGH) Child Development Centre. As a psychologist on the NYGH team, Dr. Azarbehi worked on complex cases referred to her by pediatricians from across Toronto.

At present in addition to her private practice work Dr. Azarbehi works as a psychology professor at Tyndale University where she has founded TRACE – Tyndale’s Research in Autism and Community Education which offers seminars for parents and professionals, carries out research, and runs march break and summer camps for children with autism and other disabilities. She is also a sought after speaker and runs 2-3 workshops a month for a variety of provincial and federal agencies such as foster care, early intervention, school boards, and even parole boards.