Dr. Lara Hiseler

Registered Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

Lara Hiseler

Contact Info

Hiseler, Kelly & Associates
Practice in Clinical and Forensic Psychology
201 George Street North, Peterborough,  ON K9J 3G7
Phone: 705-740-0999

Email: Admin@hiserkelly.com
Website: Hiselerkelly.com

Dr. Lara Hiseler is a registered clinical and forensic psychologist working with adults and co-founding partner of Hiseler, Kelly & Associates, a private practice in Peterborough, Ontario. She completed a pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral training at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences and has worked for the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Dr. Hiseler has expertise in assessment and treatment in a wide variety of clinical issues, with particular training and expertise with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with first responders, military, and correctional officers. She has completed Level 2 training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence-based integrative psychotherapy for PTSD, and has Provider Status for Cognitive Processing Therapy, a cognitive-behavioral PTSD psychotherapy.

Dr. Hiseler also holds a special faculty appointment at Trent University in the Department of Psychology and is the current President Elect of the Ontario Psychological Association. She is also the past board member for the John Howard Society – Peterborough, and the Canadian Psychological Association’s Section Executive Committee for Traumatic Stress.

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