As a Registered Clinical Psychologist in Windsor, Dr. Hjertaas has expertise in the assessment and treatment of emotional disorders such as depression, anxiety, and relationship problems.
As a Registered Clinical Neuropsychologist, Dr. Hjertaas also has expertise in brain functioning, brain-behavior relationships, and the assessment and treatment of brain-related disorders (such as traumatic brain injury and conditions with a strong neurophysiological component, such as OCD or higher functioning autism).
Depending on the needs and wishes of the unique person coming for help, Dr. Hjertaas employs a number of different treatment options, including traditional psychotherapy, EMDR, and neurofeedback.
Numerous problem areas can be improved, including:
Mood disorders (such as depression and bipolar disorder)
Anxiety disorders (such as social anxiety, excessive worry, panic disorder, or obsessive compulsive disorder)
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Personality disorders (which often relate to long-standing, core difficulties in terms of self-perception and relations with others)
Traumatic brain injury
Chronic pain and emotional difficulties secondary to physical illness