Dr. Lisa Thouas is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with specialist training and experience in cognitive behavior therapy, prolonged exposure therapy, cognitive processing therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. She has a special interest in working with people who have experienced a traumatic event and those who have diagnoses of acute stress disorder, adjustment disorders, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In addition to these disorders, she also provides treatment for a variety of anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety, panic disorder, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) as well as mood disorders such as depression.
Dr. Thouas received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Manitoba. She has worked in private practice, hospital, and forensic settings providing assessment and treatment to adults experiencing various mental health issues. She has also worked as a psychological consultant to community mental health workers for the Southern Regional Health Authority in Manitoba. Dr. Thouas is also the Early Career Psychologist Representative on the Manitoba Psychological Society Board.
Prior to a first appointment with Dr. Thouas you will be asked to complete forms and measures. She will then meet with you to discuss difficulties you have been experiencing, and if applicable, will provide a diagnosis and treatment recommendations. At the end of the meeting, you will collaboratively discuss how to best implement treatment in a way that works with you.
Dr. Thouas is a registered provider with Worker’s Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB), Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI), Canadian Forces, Veterans Affairs Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Health Care Employee Benefit Plan (HEB), among other organizations. If your services are being paid for by a third party and you are unsure as to whether they will fund your sessions with Dr. Thouas, please feel free to call and inquire.
Dr. Thouas accepts referrals from the following:
Self-referrals: Individuals who would like to call to make an appointment themselves may do so by calling (204) 505-0325
Physician referrals: Physicians may submit a referral by faxing the information to (204) 505-0327
Referrals from organizations: Organizations such as those listed below (among others) may submit a referral by faxing the information to (204) 505-0327
- Canadian Forces (CF)
- Health Care Employee Benefit Plan (HEB)
- Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI)
- Manitoba Teachers Society (MTS)
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
- Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
- Victim Services
- Worker’s Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB)
- *Among other organizations
List of issues addressed in treatment:
- Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Adjustment disorder
- Acute stress disorder
- Anxiety disorders
- Generalized anxiety
- Panic disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Mood disorders