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. Jill Schroeder, M.Ed.

C. Psych. Assoc. Supervised Practice

Ms. Schroeder received her training at the University of Calgary and is pursuing her license as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Ms. Schroeder provides psychological services to a wide variety of individuals and is experienced in various areas of psychological assessment and counselling. Ms. Schroeder has completed training in both therapeutic yoga and play therapy.

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Ms. Karen Morrison, RSW

 Ms. Morrison brings 28 years of individual, couple, and family therapy experience. She received her Social Work Degree from the University of Western Ontario and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).

Ms. Morrison provides counselling and psychotherapy using a variety of techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, and Emotionally focused Therapy. Ms. Morrison works from a Strengths Based approach. She will assist you in identifying and understanding the source of your stress, or difficulty and believes inherent in you is the capacity to build upon your skills to find effective solutions. In addition to offering interventions related to anxiety, depression, stress, grief, anger, life transitions and relationship issues, Karen has a particular interest in couples therapy.

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Ms. Avery Potvin

(M.A. Supervised Practice)

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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Dr. Julie Hong, Ed.D., Registered Psychotherapist (RP)

Dr. Hong received her doctorate in counselling psychology from the University of Toronto.

She is a Registered Psychotherapist in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Dr. Hong uses a client-centered and integrative approach, incorporating cognitive behavioural therapy, emotionally-focused therapy, and mindfulness strategies in her practice.

Julie provides psychotherapy services for adults of all ages. Her scope of specialization includes depression, anxiety, life-transitions, grief, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, stress, trauma, sexuality, and women's issues.

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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. Locke Billingsley, RSW

Ms. Locke Billingsley provides services primarily via telephone and secure video conferencing. She brings a diverse portfolio to our team, with a combined experience of 20+ years of supporting individuals through medical exams. More recently, she has been working with individuals experiencing traumatic events and going through the present crisis. She received her Social Work Degree from the University of Victoria, British Columbia and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).

Ms. Locke Billingsley focuses on a Strength-Based Approach using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Therapy, and Narrative Therapy while assisting you through your concerns. Ms. Locke Billingsley will assist you in understanding and identifying the source of your emotions, believing in your capacity to work together to find solutions and build your skills.

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Please call us for more information

(519) 948-1212