Clinical Mentor Spotlight: Dr. Ashleigh Yule

We are pleased to introduce our August 19th Clinical Mentorship Call mentor: Dr. Ashleigh Yule!

​Dr. Ashleigh Yule (she/her) is a registered psychologist specializing in child and adolescent mental health with a focus on transgender health and neurodiversity. Ashleigh provides gender-affirming counselling, assessment, and consultation services for gender-diverse children, adolescents, and their families. She works in private practice in Calgary and as a visiting professional in remote and rural areas of Alberta and the North West Territories. She is also a psychological consultant with the Institute for Sexual Minority Health in Montréal, Québec. 

In addition to her work in transgender health, Ashleigh has a 20-year background in autism assessment, treatment, and research. She is a sessional instructor in the Educational Studies in School Psychology program at the University of Calgary and completed her PhD at the Autism Spectrum Research, Education, and Training (ASERT) laboratory there. Ashleigh’s dissertation research focused on centring the experiences and perspectives of transgender autistic individuals to ensure that medical, mental health and research narratives amplify the voices of those with lived experience and first-person expertise. She is accountable to the trans and autistic communities.

Physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, registered clinical counsellors and registered health care professionals are invited to join Dr. Ashleigh Yule on the August 19th Mentorship Call. This Zoom meeting will provide an opportunity for sharing of information and resources, clinical discussion and professional networking. 

Trans Care BC’s Clinical Mentorship Call is held every Thursday from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). If you would like to be involved, please email trans.edu@phsa.ca to be included on our distribution list. Meeting minutes will be made available to all members.

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