Dr. Whelan is a General Medical Practitioner with a focused practice in psychotherapy in London Ontario Canada. She graduated from Dalhousie University Medical School and served for 11 years in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Medical Officer and two years in the RCMP as Health Services Officer O Division before opening her Medical Practice in London, ON in 1994. In 2001 after realizing the intense need for more psychotherapy services in the community she closed her General Practice and focused on Mental Health. She is a graduate of the Toronto Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis and also has had extensive training in other models of psychotherapy ; she is a Certified teacher of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and a Trained Teacher of Mindful Self Compassion. She lives and works in London ON. She has taught MBCT since 2012 and MSC since 2018, she has a regular meditation practice and has attended a number of multiday residential silent retreats.
(**Dr. Whelan's Individual Psychotherapy practice is closed to new clients at this time)