Author Archives: Marina Heifetz

About Marina Heifetz

Dr. Marina Heifetz, M.A., Ph.D., is a psychologist (supervised practice) at Boomerang Health. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families. She has experience conducting comprehensive psycho-educational, socio-emotional, and developmental assessments, and providing evidence based interventions to children, youth, and families for a variety of mental health concerns. Dr. Heifetz has training and experience working with individuals with a range of developmental and mental health conditions, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), anxiety and mood disorders, disruptive behaviour disorders, learning disabilities, and parent-child conflict. She also has a special interest and experience in leading individual and group mindfulness sessions for children, youth, and parents with various mental health concerns.

Mindful Parenting: The Gift of Time

“The wonderful gift of mindfulness is that we can stop ourselves and ask: What am I feeling? What is it like from my child’s point of view? When you can do that, you often see things that you didn’t let…