Dr. Katia Sinopoli received her MSc in Neuroscience (2005) from the University of British Columbia and her PhD in Psychology (2010) from the University of Toronto, becoming a licensed psychologist in Ontario in 2012 with specialization in Neuropsychology (competency working with children, teens, and adults). Dr. Sinopoli is currently completing her board certification in Neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Practice in Psychology. In addition to private practice, she works as a Psychologist within the Department of Psychology and Division of Neurology at Sick Kids and has published a number of peer-reviewed original scientific reports that have examined the neurocognitive outcomes of various brain disorders and injuries in children and youth. Her current research projects are multidisciplinary in nature and involve collaboration with experts in neuroimaging, psychiatry, genetics, neurology, critical care, dermatology, and brain injury.
Dr. Sinopoli main area of expertise is neuropsychological assessment, but she also conducts psychoeducational assessments as needed. Through her clinical roles, she is able to help children and their families better understand how a child is thinking and learning, help guide education and other interventions, and predict ongoing development. She has worked with a wide breadth of children and teens with a variety of neurodevelopmental disorders (learning disabilities, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, language impairments), genetic conditions (e.g., NF1), neurological disorders (epilepsy, MS, stroke, encephalitis), and traumatic brain injuries (including concussion).