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Please note that Dr. Limbos will be away from her office from August 5 to September 3, 2018, inclusive. During this time, there will be no booked appointments, and staff will be working on limited hours. You can continue to book appointments or contact our office by phone (604) 346-6505 or by email (admin@limboschildpsychology.com) during this time. Because of the high volume of calls we receive, please allow Dr. Limbos until the second week of September to respond to any of your inquiries that do not involve simple administrative attention.

Coquitlam Psychologist Dr. Marjolaine Limbos

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Dr. Limbos and her staff are now using automated appointment notifications and reminders. Once your appointment has been entered into our electronic medical record, you will receive an automated email with the details of your appointment, including the location and cancellation policy. You will be asked to click on a link to either confirm or cancel your appointment. Please do your best to help our staff by responding to these emails. This will help save your appointment, and prevent our staff from using valuable time trying to reach you. We look forward to this new system!

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As of May 1, Dr. Limbos office will be using the OSCAR Electronic Medical Record system. As such we will be phasing out paper charts in the office over the coming months. To help us with this goal, please send all requested documents (e.g., report cards, medical records, other forms) by email as a PDF or Word Document. If you do not have a scanner, please use your iphone to take a photo and send as a high resolution image by email. We will also be providing reports in PDF format (password proctected) rather than in paper form, unless specifically requested. Thank you for your cooperation as we

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Please note that Dr. Limbos does NOT conduct assessments to determine child custody and access arrangements (E.g. Section 15 or Section 211).

First Nations and Inuit clients who have a status card number may qualify for short term crisis intervention mental health counselling. Dr. Limbos is a registered provider, and two initial assessments can usually be approved. After her assessment, Dr. Limbos can apply for up to 15 sessions of ongoing counselling, with the possibility for extension. Please visit Health Canada's website for further details (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/nihb-ssna/benefit-prestation/crisis-urgence/index-eng.php). To apply for funding, Dr. Limbos and the client must complete the following form.

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On March 25, 2016, Dr. Limbos will be moving to a new office location in Coquitlam. She will now be providing services on the 2nd Floor, Unit 211, of the Lincoln Centre, located at 3030 Lincoln Ave, Coquitlam, BC V3B 6B4.

Dr. Limbos' office will be located within the "Headquarters Office Services" (Unit 211). Please check in with the reception desk, and then take a seat in the waiting area. Dr. Limbos will be notified of your arrival, and will come out to meet you at your scheduled appointment time.

Dr. Limbos' phone number, (604) 346-6505, will remain the same. However,

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Dr. Marjolaine Limbos is seeking a part-time or full-time psychometrist to assist in all aspects of her clinical practice, providing psychology services to children and adolescents in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

Responsibilities will include administration and scoring of psychological and psycholoeducational tests, preparing and editing psychological reports under the supervision of a psychologist, and performing initial assessments for psychological services.

Applicants must have strong skills in child psychological assessment, strong interpersonal sk

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Dr. Limbos has submitted the final report of her study on screening for autism and developmental disabilities for presentation at the 2016 World Psychiatric Association Conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The research, entitled: Screening for Developmental Disabilities and Autism Using the Rourke and NDDS in Primary Care, found that the Nipissing District Developmental Screen (NDDS) has moderate sensitivity and specificity for developmental screening and shows promise for use in primary care settings. Despite having a slightly lower sensitivity, the Rourke Baby Record also showed promise for use a

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Dr. Limbos will be working out of town and then taking a vacation. The office will be closed from December 21 to January 1, inclusive. We will be returning phone calls and emails during the week of January 4. Please allow until January 10 for us to respond to your inquiries during this time.

Dr. Limbos recently presented her research on determinants of screening for developmental delays at the 14th Annual European Congress of Psychology. The poster has now been ploaded to the website for your review. We welcome your comments and feedback! To view the poster, click here.

Vancouver Psychologist Dr. Marjolaine Limbos (www.limboschildpsychology.com)

Please see updates to our fees page regarding Autism Assessment. Children who require an assessment for suspected autism spectrum disorder require a full pscyhoeducational assessment at a fee of $2,300 as well as administration of autism specific tests for an additional fee of $500. The specific autism tests that are required include the Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview -Revised (ADI-R) Thus, the total fee is $2,800. Many psychological services are covered by extended health benefits, and those portions that are not covered can be claimed as a medi

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While I usually provide the full range of psychological services for children in my offices in Vancouver, Coquitlam and Squamish, my hope is to minimize the barriers that children and families face in accessing psychological services outside of the lower mainland.

To help service clients located outside of Vancouver, I offer:
• Free Initial Phone Consultation
• Secure Video Conferencing for Intake/Feedback Visits
• Completion of Assessments in 1 Day
• Consideration of Travel to Client's Location

In many cases, I can provide the majority of my assessment service






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A final discovery in our understanding of primary care providers' use of standardized developmental screening tests is the existence of several barriers to developmental screening. Providers were asked to list their level of agreement with a number of statements about barriers to developmental screening. A perception of lack of time to perform developmental screening and lack of sufficient reimbursement for screening were suffiently more common among those who did not perform developmental screening than those who did. When asked to rank the one most significant barrier to developmental screen

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Dr. Limbos will be making a poster presentation at the upcoming European Congress of Psychology 2015 conference in Milan, Italy. Based on their level of agreement with a number of statements about attitudes and knowledge with respect to developmental screening, Dr. Limbos has found certain factors to be associated with the practice of standardized developmental screening. Practicing standardized developmental screening was defined as using one or more developmental screening test that has at least some documented validity, on a routine basis for screening for developmental dela

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Dr. Limbos will be away from the office from June 25-July 12, 2015 inclusive to present her research at the 2015 European Congress of Psychology in Milan, Italy. During this time, she will not be responding to phone messages or emails. For appointment booking, please send an email to her assistant, Marizel de Castro at : admin@limboschildpsychology.com. Of course, you may leave a message with Dr. Limbos through her answering service at (604) 346-6505 at any time. However, due to the large volume of calls we receive, please allow up until July 17 for a response.


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Dr. Limbos will be making a poster presentation at the upcoming European Congress of Psychology 2015 conference in Milan, Italy. In addition to her finding that a minority of physicians use standardized developmental screening tests for developmental delays, Dr. Limbos research begins to explain the various predictors of and barriers to developmental and autism screening. Among physician characteristics studied, female providers and those working in Ontario were significantly more likely to practice standardized developmental screening. Certain characteristics of physicians' pr

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Dr. Limbos is pleased to announce that, in addition to her current offices on 2nd Avenue in Vancouver and Glen Drive in Coquitlam, she is also offering services at a new Broadway and Cambie location in Vancouver. Currently, she provides service at the new location on Wednesdays only. The office is located in the large, glass, Broadway Plaza Building, near the corner of West Broadway and Ash Street (just west of Broadway and Cambie). Dr. Limbos can be found on the third floor in the Three Story Clinic. The office is in walking distance to the Broadway-City Hall Canada Line Station and to multip

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We ask all clients to take a moment to review of our fees page. There have been no increases to fees this year, however, we would like to draw your attention to the billing schedule for psychological/psychoeducational assessments. As you may be aware, Dr. Limbos works approximately 2-3 hours behind the scenes on an assessment for every 1 hour of direct contact with a child or family. As such, some of the work is billed for this work as the assessment progresses. Thus, on the initial consultation visit for comprehensive assessments a fee of $400 is charged, which covers the cost o

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We are please to announce that the final report of Dr. Limbos' survey of Canadian Family Physicians has been accepted for presentation at the European Congress of Psychology in Milan Italy, July 7-9, 2015. The paper, entitled: Determinants of Screening for Developmental Disabilities in Primary Care is the final report of the survey of over 250 physicians in British Columbia and Ontario, Canada. The highlights of the survey are that fewer than half of physicians make use of standardized developmental screening tools. Only a handful of physicians make use of the Modified Checkl

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Dr. Limbos has just been accepted as a member of the Canadian ADHD Resources Alliance, also known as CADDRA. CADDRA is an alliance of multi-disciplinary health care professionals who have a specialisation or interest in the care of adults and children with ADHD. The group develops guidelines, reviews best practices, and networks to provide exceptional care to those with ADHD. You can visit CADDRA's website at www.caddra.ca for more information on this resource. It is Dr. Limbos' goal to continue to develop her expertise and knowledge in the field of ADHD.

Vancouver Psychologist Dr. Marjolai

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Dr. Limbos' research on patterns of developmental screening among primary care providers has recently been accepted for presentation at the World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID). The poster will present preliminary findings of a study examining the use of screening tools for autism and developmental delays, barriers to developmental screening and attitudes about screening for developmental delay among family physicians, nurse practitioners and pediatricians in Canada. To view a preliminary copy of the poster, click he

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