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Our Team

Since the foundation of The Neurodevelopmental & Educational Assessment Centre in 1995, our team of professionals has continuously been growing to offer an ever-expanding range of psychological, developmental, and educational assessments and programs, as well as treatment and counselling services. Our team comprises of Registered Health Care Professionals in the fields of Psychology, Health and Education. NEAC team members are highly qualified and have extensive experience working with children, families and students of all ages and backgrounds. Each client is paired with the best suited professional for the assessment or counselling that is required.

Susan D’Souza, M.A., Dip. C.S.

Susan is one of the founding members of The Neurodevelopmental & Educational Assessment Centre. Susan has extensive experience working with children and adults in various settings. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. Susan has been involved in long-term international research projects in psychology.

Barbara Anderson, R.N., B.A. Psych.

Barbara is co-founder of NEAC. She is a Registered Nurse specializing in Developmental Paediatrics. She has significant experience working with children and families.

Dr. Robert De Vries, C. Psych.

Dr. De Vries has been a member of the practice since its establishment in 1995. He specializes in developmental, cognitive, vocational and emotional assessments of children and adults.

Dr. Vincent Murphy, C. Psych.

Dr. Murphy joined the practice in 1998. He specializes in developmental, cognitive, vocational and emotional assessments of children, adolescents and adults.

Dr. Bryan Phillips, C. Psych.

Dr. Phillips is the most recent addition to the Centre (January 2013). In addition to providing services at the Centre, he is part of the staff providing psychological services for students at York University, Toronto. Dr. Phillips is the psychological consultant to Ontario Family Groups Homes.

Marguerite Lengyell, M.Ed., C. Psych. 

Marguerite Lengyell, M.Ed., C. Psych. joined our team in 2007 and is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She is currently a doctoral student in Counselling Psychology at OISE, University of Toronto. Her academic research interests have focused on ideologies of multiculturalism and their application in the therapeutic process. She also conducts psycho-educational assessments for children, adolescents and adults. She has a longstanding interest in helping individuals understand and address challenges and issues both in regards to learning and emotional wellbeing.

Jacqueline Anderson, H.B.A., B.Ed., C.T.E.S.L.

Jacqueline is an English as a Second Language program coordinator in the Centre.

Kate Keiser, B.A., B.Ed.

Kate is part of our educational programs team and specializes in elementary school tutoring.