Dr. Hannah Marchand
Dr. Marchand is the founder and director of Compass Mental Health.
A registered clinical psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario,
Dr. Marchand works with patients in the health, peak performance and
sport psychology domains across all of Ontario.
Dr. Marchand’s approach to psychological assessment and treatment is
integrative and collaborative. She focuses on empowering patients to use their
individual strengths and expertise in their own lives. This is done within
evidence-based treatments to facilitate change.
Dr. Marchand tailors treatment to the specific needs and goals of the patient.
Dr. Marchand is affiliated with the following organizations:
Ms. Alina Protopopescu
Ms. Alina Protopopescu is a clinical psychology associate under the supervision of Dr. Hannah Marchand. She completed her Ph.D. at McMaster University in 2020 and her pre-doctoral Psychology Residency at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton in the Mood Disorders Program, the WSIB Specialty Clinic, and the Pain Clinic.
Ms. Protopopescu offers assessment and treatment for adults with a range of concerns, including trauma, mood and anxiety disorders, and chronic health conditions (e.g., chronic pain, insomnia, women’s health). She works from an evidence-based approach, including therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and motivational interviewing. She is committed to providing compassionate and client-centred care.
Her doctoral work focused on the relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder, moral injury, and various psychiatric symptoms. Her research more specifically focused on and how these symptoms impact treatment outcomes in military personnel, veterans, and public safety personnel.
Ms. Maeve Mulroy, MSc.
Maeve is a PhD student in the Clinical Psychology program at Queen’s University. She is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Marchand. Since beginning her graduate training, she has focused on opportunities emphasizing both health psychology and clinical psychology. She has experience working with patients with chronic pain, insomnia, and sexual health concerns, as well as mental health concerns including anxiety and depression. Her treatment approach is typically Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or CBT-based, also incorporating other approaches to suit the specific goals of patients (such as ACT). She is involved in a variety of research projects with the Sexual Health Research Lab at Queen’s, and her doctoral research focuses on exploring a CBT-based treatment approach for a sexual health condition. Maeve is keen to bring her knowledge of this area into her clinical work at Compass Mental Health.
Ms. Anna Gallagher, MSc.
Anna is currently pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Queen’s University. She is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Marchand at Compass Mental Health. Anna’s research focuses on ways in which depression influences how individuals think and behave in social situations. Clinically, Anna has experience working with individuals with a variety of mental health concerns, including trauma, anxiety, and depression. Her treatment approach is rooted in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), enriched by the thoughtful integration of strategies from complementary therapies, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Anna strives to foster a therapeutic environment in which clients feel genuinely heard, supported, and empowered.