Susan Hartley - Health and Wellness Critic
Dr. Susan Hartley has a lifetime of experience as a Clinical Psychologist in both the private and public sectors, serving in community mental health centres, outpatient and inpatient departments of hospital facilities, and in her private practise. She has advocated for children in care, and, as a psychologist in Winnipeg, worked with adolescents struggling with abuse, homelessness and addiction, human trafficking, and family violence. Dr. Hartley has served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology at St. Francis Xavier University teaching upper level undergraduate students in Abnormal Child Psychology. Dr. Hartley is a registered Psychologist in PEI, a member of the Psychologists Association of PEI (PAPEI), and the 2014 recipient of PAPEI’s Humanitarian Award for her work with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan. She is a Fellow of the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) and a past-president of that organization. As a breast cancer survivor, Susan has first-hand experience with and insights into the Canadian medical system. Susan believes in the power of physical activity to help heal and prevent illness, and has been an amateur athlete and community leader in team sports for many years.