Anne-pier Voyer, Ph.D.

Anne-Pier Voyer, PhD

Dr. Voyer received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Laval University, Québec city, Canada, in 2016. She later completed a health psychology fellowship at the internationally renowned Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada, where she specialized in family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness approaches in the Chronic Pain and Eating Disorder clinics. Her previous clinical experiences include an internship at the Centre de pédopsychiatrie de Québec (CIUSSCN) in child and adolescent psychiatry and at the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université Laval (CHUL) in neuropsychology and adolescent medicine. Following her internship Dr. Voyer worked at the Centre de pédopsychiatrie de Québec in the inpatient unit, the Anxiety and the Eating Disorder clinics while working in a private clinic (Clinique Enfance, Famille et Santé). She also has more than ten years of experience working with children and adolescents as a violin teacher.

Dr. Voyer’s research interests include the social competence of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy and the psychological impact of food allergy on children, adolescents and their families. During her graduate training, Dr. Voyer completed a research internship on the latter topic at the University of Derby, United Kingdom, under the supervision of Dr. Rebecca Knibb. She later developed a training program for health professionals who have to deal with different psychological aspects related to the management of food allergy, collaborated on different publications for Allergies Québec and is currently collaborating with the Stanford University Mind & Body Lab on a food allergy research project.

Dr. Voyer is fluent in both English and French and can provide services in either language.

Selected publications:

Lieberman, Melissa, Houser, Melissa, Voyer, Anne-Pier and Katzman, Debra (In preparation), A
    comparative study of ARFID and anorexia in children under 13 in a tertiary care setting.

Voyer, Anne-Pier, Nadeau, Line and Tessier, Réjean (Published online June 6 2017), Problem-solving in
     children with cerebral palsy in mainstream schools, Disability and Rehabilitation.

Voyer, Anne-Pier, Tessier, Réjean and Nadeau, Line (2017), Sociometric status and the attribution of intentions in a sample of adolescents with cerebral palsy, Disability and Rehabilitation, 39 (5), 477-482.

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