Dr Marya Owen specializes in psychoeducational testing to support the learning and flourishing of children and youth. She helps kids and families to determine the best learning environment and recommends any special teaching techniques, remediation parenting or social/emotional support that may benefit a child’s development and overall life satisfaction.
Dr Owen also helps families learn how to navigate learning environments and how to advocate for what each child needs in their learning environment according to their own individual strengths & challenges.
Families seek Dr Owen out when they have some of the following questions:
Dr Owen brings to VPC over thirty years of experience in psychoeducational
assessment. Helping children and their families as they grow and develop is a passion of Dr Owen. She’s pleased to bring her skill and experience to provide solutions so that
family, school and community partners can work together to support an enriching,
nourishing environment for each child.
Dr Owen provides psychoeducational assessment of young people from kindergarten
to high school. These assessments are comprehensive, and families are provided with
a personal feedback meeting to explain the findings of the assessment as well as a
report that offers many recommendations and solutions that address the referral
The detailed psychoeducational assessment report that Dr Owen creates is a very
useful and powerful document to help guide kids, families their educators and other
organizations or healthcare providers. Some parents share the entire report (or their
takeaways from the report) to pediatricians, psychiatrists, educators, coaches,
university accommodations departments, tutors, and other caregivers to help support
their child’s development, achievement and positive adjustment.
College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP)