You don’t have to do it alone.

Hummingbird Psychology provides personalized support and professional strategies designed to address your child’s unique needs.

Welcome to Hummingbird. We provide comprehensive child and adolescent psychology services in a safe, nurturing and caring environment. Founded by Dr. Anita Burhanpurkar, C.Psych., Hummingbird is dedicated to empowering children, parents and families through an educational and understanding approach.
  • Is your child having trouble focusing in school?
  • Does your child exhibit troubling behaviour?
  • Are you concerned about how a change in family dynamic is affecting your children?
  • Has your child’s family doctor or teacher recommended a psychological assessment?
  • Does your child require a re-assessment to access services at a post-secondary institution?
  • Is your child performing well above grade level expectations?
  • Does your child worry a lot?
  • Has your teen experienced a change in mood or interests?

Please contact us to learn more about the services we offer.

Fostering a love of literature

Seven steps towards developing a love of literatureI remember the first book that I ever read.  And I remember the anticipation and joy that I felt whenever I was gifted a new book. Even now, I consider opportunities to curl up with a good book to be a special treat. ...

Tips for helping your child deal with test anxiety

Everyone worries. Worry is a very normal and healthy emotion that we all experience from time to time, particularly as a reaction to stress. But for some children, their worry can become excessive and interfere with their ability to enjoy school. Many children...

Psychological Assessment for your Child: Taking the Plunge

Despite everyone’s best efforts, school continues to pose challenges for your child. You’ve agreed that an assessment is the best next step. Typically, parents then struggle with: How will I explain the assessment to my child? Who is going to use this...

Access Comprehensive Services

Hummingbird offers counselling, assessment, coaching and consultation services through a variety of proven approaches that are individualized to each child. Whether your child has issues with self-esteem, has been referred for an autism assessment or you need help navigating community or educational resources, we are here to help.

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Trust a Holistic, Child-Centric Approach

At Hummingbird, we treat each child as a unique individual and tailor solutions based on their specific needs. We work to gain a thorough understanding of their entire world— home, school and other social influences, in order to provide informed, thorough assessments and develop a treatment plan focused on improving their lives.

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The Care and Expertise You Deserve

You have made the decision to seek help for your child and Dr. Burhanpurkar is committed to supporting your child and your family through this journey. She adheres to best practices informed by the latest research in child development to provide her clients with the best possible advice and care.

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“Every boy and girl is entitled to love, to dream, and belong to a loving ‘village’. And to pursue a life of purpose.”

Raffi Cavoukian,
Children’s Entertainer and Child Advocate

Dr. Burhanpurkar has over 20 years of experience helping clients assess issues, identify solutions and achieve their goals. As a psychologist with the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, she brings 18 years of expertise working within the school system, bringing children, families and educators together to develop Individualized Educational Plans and access resources designed to encourage positive outcomes. In addition, Dr. Burhanpurkar  knows how to deal constructively with community agencies through her work in post-secondary and community mental health settings. READ MORE >

Please contact us to learn more about the services we offer.