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Meet Mary Polychronas, Medisys Montreal

By Mary Polychronas on June 06 2016 | Meet Our Experts

Mary Polychronas is a licensed Psychologist in private practice, member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Quebec (OPQ) and the American Psychological Association (APA). She’s graduated from McGill University, where she was trained in Educational Psychology and Counselling Psychology. She has been teaching and consulting since 1987 in a variety of settings. She has lectured at both the College and University level in the Department of Education and the Department of Psychology. She works with school-aged children, adolescents and adults. Her areas of interest are: anxiety, depression, anger management, Attention Deficit Disorder with or without hyperactivity (ADD/ADHD), behavior management, mood disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), relationship issues, self-esteem, special needs population (i.e. Down’s Syndrome, Autism…), substance abuse, seasonal affective disorder and work related issues, including progressive return to work. She provides support to families and consults with organizations as needed. Mary Polychronas has joined our specialists clinic in Montreal since July, 2017.


1. What's the single most important piece of preventative health advice you have?

Preventative health encompasses well balanced choices and a healthy lifestyle which would include proper eating habits, restful sleep and exercise.


2. What's the secret to lifelong happiness?

Lifelong happiness comes from realistic goals and the belief in oneself.


3. What is the best piece of advice ever received?

"You can do it!"


4. What keeps you inspired?

Seeing positive changes in those I help.


5. What's one thing you have learned in life that you would like others to know?

Attitude and perseverance are key components in establishing positive outcomes.


Would you like to book an appointment with Dr. Polychronas? Send an email to specialists@medisys.ca to request more information or to book an appointment.