Psychology


Geriatric Psychology Services

Service Description

Specialized services for older adults are available for cognitive and memory assessment, depression, anxiety, grief, caregiver stress, adjustment to medical conditions such as stroke, Parkinson's, cadiovascular illness and other conditions more frequently found in older adults. Consultations regarding difficulties with sleep or pain are also available. Those services are available on an outpatient basis. Personal Care Home consultations are also provided. Elderly patients can also be referred to regular adult services for anxiety, depression, sleep and other psychological services as described elsewhere on this site.

Key Provider(s)

Dr. Lorne Sexton
St. Boniface Hospital

Dr. Lesley Koven
St. Boniface Hospital

Dr. Colleen Millikin
Deer Lodge Centre


Sites

St. Boniface Hospital
Phone: 237-2979
Fax: 237-9243

Deer Lodge Centre
Phone: 831-2590
Fax: 831-2558

Availability

Referrals are generally processed within 4 to 8 weeks (patients will be notified of longer wait intervals should they occur).

Referral process

Referrals from health care professionals are required. Click here for referral information.

Link to other resources

Canadian Psychological Association fact sheets on effectiveness of psychological treatments:

  • Cognitive disorders and dementia
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