Dr. Pauker is a school and clinical child psychologist, registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She has extensive clinical experience working with diverse populations in Israel, the US, and Canada. She provides assessment and therapy services to children (2-11) and adolescents (12-20) presenting with developmental disabilities, learning exceptionalities, as well as complex emotional and behavioural difficulties (e.g., mood disorders, trauma, personality disorders, suicidality). Her work includes providing parent-guidance to help parents support and promote their child’s well-being.
Dr. Pauker received her PhD from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She completed her clinical training in various public and private mental health settings, including the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (formerly the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre), Surrey Place Centre, Toronto District School Board, Markham-Stouffville Hospital, and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She is fluent in English and Hebrew.
Her research interests concern children’s development in the context of their social interactions within different settings (family, Early Childhood Education Centres) and across cultures.