Emily Skolsky

Emily completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, complemented by a minor in Education, from the University of British Columbia. She is currently a Master of Education student in the University of Calgary’s School and Applied Child Psychology program. Her professional interests encompass a diverse range of areas, with a particular focus on early literacy and reading development, executive functioning, and socio-emotional well-being. 

In addition to her practicum work at The North Star, she works for a school in Vancouver that provides specialized instruction to students with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia. Emily is also a Fellow-in-Training of the Orton-Gillingham Academy where she continues to develop her expertise in the science of reading and approaches to teaching students with language-based learning disabilities to read and write.

Emily’s experiences in supporting students with literacy challenges have nurtured within her a deep-rooted passion for individualized instruction that honour the unique strengths and weaknesses of each child. She recognizes the profound impact that tailored approaches can have on a child’s educational journey and is dedicated to ensuring that every student receives the support they need to flourish. 

Emily is supervised in their practice by one of the registered psychologists on our team as listed in the consent form for the assessment service.