Robyn McClure, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist
Originally from Annapolis Valley, Dr. McClure graduated from Acadia University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She then achieved distinction as a Killam Laureate during her graduate studies at The University of British Columbia, where she completed two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. After a decade training out west, Dr. McClure returned home to her family in Nova Scotia.
Dr. McClure treats a diverse range of problems, including anxiety, social anxiety, phobias and depression. She also treats problems that do not fit neatly into diagnostic categories. For example, Dr. McClure offers a supportive presence and an objective viewpoint when stress piles up. She helps when clients feel lost, empty or burned-out. She goes beyond the good advice friends offer to help with heartache, jerky exs and repeating relationship problems. Believing it is never too late to change, Dr. McClure helps clients to be more self-confident and move toward their best possible self.
Dr. McClure also helps students overcome academic problems. She treats procrastination, screen time interfering with school (phone, internet and gaming), performance anxiety, fear of failure, public speaking anxiety, test-taking problems, writer’s block, school-based bullying, perfectionism, self-criticism, parental pressure, academic stress and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
She excels at helping clients manage goals and solve problems. Dr. McClure is an expert in supporting young adults in leaving home and finding their independence. Her treatment services are anchored in evidence-based practices, including cognitive-behavioural, behavioural, motivational and mindfulness-based approaches.
Dr. McClure is skilled at diagnostic, personality and psychoeducational assessments, including complex cases. She assesses traumatic brain injury, concussions, learning disorders (or learning disabilities), epilepsy, dyslexia, genetic disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and intellectual disabilities.
She treats both adolescents (12 to 18 years of age) and adults (19 years of age or older). She assesses children (5 to 11 years of age), adolescents (12 to 18 years of age) and adults (19 years of age or older).
Dr. McClure is a published researcher, with research interests in defending against discrimination, harassment and bullying.
Dr. McClure is a licensed psychologist registered with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology. She works with clients from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Prince Edward Island. For a copy of Dr. McClure’s CV, click here.