Dr. Belinda Seagram is a registered clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. from York University and more than 20 years of combined experience in clinical practice, research, teaching and supervision.
Belinda has extensive experience working with high-risk teenagers in residential, hospital and community-based settings. She has served as the Executive Director of a shelter and resource centre for abused women and children in Northumberland County, Ontario. Between 2000 and 2006, Belinda was employed by the Correctional Service of Canada where she served as Acting Chief Psychologist in a medium-security penitentiary for federal offenders. She then spent four years with the Pine River Institute, a residential treatment program for adolescents struggling with serious substance abuse, in the capacity of Wilderness Therapist, Clinical Director and consultant. Belinda has delivered training programs for the Crisis Negotiation Team of the Ontario Provincial Police and was involved in forensic investigations in Ontario and Nunavut.
In 2008, a family move brought Belinda to Nova Scotia where she has worked with youth in custody, and served as a consultant in coordinating the trauma response for the survivors of the shipwrecked Concordia, based out of Lunenburg.