Dr. Petra Gyles, C. Psych is a Clinical & School Psychologist specializing in child and adolescent populations. In addition to her work in private practice, she works at the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board.
She completed her Ph.D. at McGill University and has worked in a variety of school-based, outpatient, and private practice settings in Toronto, Montreal, and remote rural and First Nations communities.
Her research and publications have examined inquiry-based learning, giftedness, resilience, intrinsic motivation, and specifically ‘Growth Mindsets’. She has shared her research contributions at conferences across Canada and North America. Dr. Gyles has taught graduate and undergraduate courses at various post-secondary institutions including the University of Toronto, McGill University, and Seneca College.
Dr. Gyles is a Registered Member with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association.