Meet Our Associates

Dr. Ken Reesor, C. Psych, CAMAG, C-CAT (MB), CMILE (ON)

Dr. Reesor received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. He has held positions as a psychologist at the Rehabilitation Centre and as Assistant Director of Psychology at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus. He has also held clinical positions in the Schools of Medicine, Psychology, as well as Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Ottawa. He has been on multiple Designated Assessment Centre rosters. He has sat on the executive board of the Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment and on the WSIB Pre-1990 Claims Advisory Committee in Ottawa and is a past President of the Ottawa Academy of Psychology.

Dr. Reesor now provides a range of assessment and consultation services. He has particular interests in the assessment of adults involving:

  • personal injury, disability, and complex medical conditions;
  • chronic pain;
  • posttraumatic stress disorder;
  • traumatic brain injury/concussion;
  • depression;
  • anxiety and phobia;
  • workplace and vocational adjustment; and
  • chronic stress related problems.

Dr. Reesor works with a variety of populations including motor vehicle accident victims; personal injury victims (animal attack, slip and falls, toxic exposure, workplace harassment, historical sexual abuse, airplane and boat accidents; and criminal injury victims); police, military, and protective services; individuals dealing with loss and trauma; and individuals coping with medical/psychiatric disability.

Dr. Reesor is a member of various professional organizations including the Canadian, Ontario, and American Psychological Associations; Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology; Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators; Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment; and the International Neuropsychological Society. Dr. Reesor has been an invited speaker, consultant, and trainer, with/to various organizations such as the National Institute of Disability Management and Rehabilitation Research, International Association for the Study of Pain, Canada Pension Plan, Medical Services Branch of Health Canada, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Canadian Institute of Life Care Planners, County of Carleton Law Association, Eastern Ontario Legal Aid, Lancaster House, Ontario Bar Association, Orthotics Prosthetics Canada and private companies. Dr. Reesor has provided legal and tribunal testimony, independent examinations, and expert opinion for plaintiff, defence, and crown attorneys.

He holds the following authorized areas of practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario:  Clinical Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Clinical Psychology, and Health Psychology. He also holds Certificate of Proficiency from the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and is certified to undertake Catastrophic Impairment determinations for mental behavioral impairment [C-CAT (MB)] and medical legal evaluations [CMLE (ON)] through Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment and Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators.

For more information, please see Dr. Reesor’s public profile on LinkedIn.

 Chris Lawrence, RN, BA

Chris Lawrence is a registered nurse with over 25 years of experience working in the field of psychiatric nursing. Since 1995, she has also held positions as a case manager for clients involved in LTD and MVA claims. Since 2003, she has practiced at Reesor and Associates providing administrative services, nursing consultation, psychophysiological assessment/intervention, patient education, nursing assessments, and psychometric administration. She is a member of the National Association of Psychometrists.