About Us

Dr. D’Arcy J. Helmer, Registered Doctoral Psychologist,
Post Doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology

Dr. Helmer

Dr. D’Arcy J. Helmer holds a B.A. (Honours, Psychology; Ottawa), M.A. (Psychology; Waterloo), Ph.D. (Psychology; Toronto) and a Post Doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology; Chicago. He has worked in hospitals, locked forensic units, jails, health districts, community clinics, child guidance clinics, schools, and in private practice. He has practiced as a clinical and consulting psychologist since 1985. He has conducted hundreds of clinical assessments pertaining to children, adolescents, and adults. These clinical assessments involved the ability to work, school performance, issues of competence, cognitive deficit, learning disability, psychiatric illness, personality disorder, dementia, functional capacity, and forensic issues.

Dr. Helmer has been an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Saskatchewan since 2001. He has been an expert witness at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Ontario and Saskatchewan. He has testified in the areas of child, adolescent, and adult clinical psychology, clinical neuropsychology, as well as the provision of information to the Court on capacity issues. He is a member of the Canadian Registry of Health Service Providers in Psychology, The Canadian Psychological Association, The National Academy of Neuropsychology, and The Biofeedback Certification International Alliance.

Dr. Helmer has also received extensive training in QEEG administration and analysis from the top experts in the field, including Dr. Robert Thatcher, Dr. Nicholas Dogris and Dr. Thomas Collura. He also has received training in different elements of neurotherapy including 19-channel neurofeedback and neuro-stimulation methodologies.

As a clinical neuropsychologist, he offers comprehensive evaluations of children, adolescents, and adults with attention or concentration problems, learning disabilities, memory difficulties, and executive dysfunction. As an expert witness in forensic psychology, he is available for case consultation, forensic evaluations, and expert testimony.