Meet our Windsor Psychologists & Psychological Associates & Reg. Social Workers

Meet the team at Barron and Associates. We are a group of experienced Psychologists, Psychological Associates and Social Workers and Psychotherapists offering a wide range of psychological assessments, treatments and counselling. Each team member brings their own unique knowledge and experience to our office, allowing us to welcome children, teens, adults, couples, and families to our centrally-located office in Windsor for psychological & counselling services.

Dr. Melissa C. Barron, C.Psych.

Dr. Barron received her Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the University of Windsor, both in Clinical Psychology. Her services include psychological treatments and assessments with individuals, couples, families and groups. Although she works with a variety of presenting issues, including adjustment, grief, anxiety and depression, her particular areas of clinical interest include crisis intervention and trauma therapies with military and emergency responders and their families.

Dr. Barron is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, Canadian Psychological Association, Ontario Psychological Association, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress (Diplomate status), Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists, the Society for Police and Criminal Psychology and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

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Ms. Elisabeth Bistrev,

Office Administrator

Elisabeth joined our team in 2012 and serves as the Office Manager for Barron and Associates.

She will be your first point of contact and help you get set up in the system by completing intake information and coordinating your initial appointment. She will respond promptly and sensitively to your needs with commitment to client confidentiality.

Her varied responsibilities within the practice ensure that the process of receiving services from Barron and Associates will flow as smoothly as possible and that you’ll experience personal, efficient and comprehensive service.

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Ms. Tara Kuthun-Berlasty, MA, BN, RN, RP (Qualifying)

Ms. Kuthun-Berlasty is an RN with the College of Nurses of Ontario, and a Registered Psychotherapist-qualifying category, with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario. Ms. Kuthun-Berlasty received her MA degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in 2022. She also holds a BN degree from Athabasca University (2009) and a 3-year RN Diploma in Health Sciences from St. Clair College (2000). Ms. Kuthun-Berlasty brings with her 22+ years of experience supporting individuals and families in the areas of psychotherapy, psychiatry, community nursing, case management, pain management, geriatrics, and 10-years of critical care nursing at the University of Michigan. Ms. Kuthun-Berlasty uses a humanistic-existential framework which forms the basis for a mutual understanding of your goals, values, and beliefs. Areas of focus include depression, anxiety, living with mental health diagnoses, trauma, interpersonal conflict, with a special interest in helping frontline workers navigate the unique challenges that they face.

Ms. Kuthun-Berlasty is a member of the Ontario Society of Registered Psychotherapists (OSRP), the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) and the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), where she holds the position of Regional Representative with the Mental Health Nurses Interest Group.

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Coming soon

Ms. Locke Billingsley, MSW, RSW, Social Worker, Psychotherapist

Ms. Locke Billingsley received her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Windsor Ontario, Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of Victoria, British Columbia and a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Western Ontario. Ms. Locke Billingsley is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). She brings a diverse portfolio to our team, with a combined experience of 20+ years of supporting individuals. Ms. Locke Billingsley focuses on a Holistic Humanistic Strength-Based Approach using psychotherapeutic techniques, while assisting you with your concerns.

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Ms. Cailynn Laprise, M.A.

Ms. Laprise is a Master's level therapist at Barron and Associates. She received her Master's Degree in Applied (Clinical) Psychology from Laurentian University. Ms. Laprise is working under the supervision of Dr. Barron to provide services via telephone and video conferencing only. She has experience providing treatment to adults of all ages and primarily works with presenting issues of anxiety, depression, grief, stress, adjustment and trauma.


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Ms. Avery Potvin, M.A.

Ms. Potvin has a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from The Michigan School of Psychology. She is pursuing licensure as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario under Dr. Barron’s clinical supervision. Ms. Potvin is experienced in therapeutic approaches for children aged 2-18, with a focus on play therapy, client-centered therapy and parental psychoeducation. Additional areas of clinical interest also include the psychological treatment of first responders and their families, couples/marital therapy, treatment of anxiety and depression, and positive emotional development.


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Ms. Alana Sabelli, M.A.

Ms. Sabelli is a practicum student at Barron and Associates. She is working towards her PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Windsor. Ms. Sabelli has experience providing treatment to adults with presenting issues of anxiety, depression, and grief. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy based interventions. Her additional areas of clinical interest include psychological treatment of individuals with acquired brain injuries and treatment of individuals with chronic pain.


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Ms. Brianna Fougere , B.Sc.

Ms. Fougere is completing her Master’s Degree in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of Windsor. She is working under the supervision of Dr. Barron to provide psychological services to adults with various presenting issues. Ms. Fougere has experience providing cognitive behavioural therapy and neuropsychological assessments to adults. Ms. Fougere’s clinical interests include the psychological treatment of anxiety, trauma, and neurological disorders.


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Please call us for more information

(519) 948-1212