Our People

Dr. Karen Ghelani, Ph.D., C.Psych.

(905) 752-6789, ext. 101


Dr. Karen Ghelani, Psychologist, is the owner and Director of the Chrysalis Centre.

She works with a wide range of emotional and mental health concerns for children, adolescents, and adults. She provides psychological (for socio-emotional concerns), psychoeducational (for learning disabilities) and gifted assessments. Dr. Ghelani provides therapy on a selective basis. Therapy approaches are geared toward the needs of the client and may include CBT, Emotion Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness. Dr. Ghelani has a special interest in ADHD across the life span and can provide diagnostic services to youth and adults.

Dr. Ghelani obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto. She is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She is on the Board of Directors for CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance. Dr. Ghelani is also Clinical Adjunct Faculty with the York University Psychoeducational Clinic (YUPC) where she supervises graduate students in their administration of assessments to children, adolescents and adults. In addition to training in approaches (e.g., CBT, EFT) for emotional disorders, Dr. Ghelani has MBSR training and ongoing mindfulness training at the University of Toronto. She provides workshops and individual sessions in mindfulness techniques.

Dr. Ghelani is available in the office only on a part-time and pre-scheduled basis.

For an appointment, please contact Dr. Ghelani at 905-752-6789 Ext 101.



Chrysalis Psychological
and Counselling Services



Ph: 905-752-6789
Fax: 905-752-1705



Suite 408, 3621 Highway 7 East
Markham, ON L3R 0G6
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