Dr Pascale Paradis

director at 3P, Educational and Developmental psychologist, supervisor

Pascale is dedicated and passionate about her work. She adopts a range of approaches to meet children, families and schools needs. She thrives on opportunities and possibilities to be creative, applying psychology at the forefront of her work. Collaboration, solution-focused approaches, play and evidence-based practices are central to her work.

Dr. Pascale Paradis works in schools and private practice. She is a board approved supervisor supporting many psychologists both within her practice and more widely through her extensive number of online courses. She provides learning support and skills development for professionals, teachers and parents. Pascale uses play and creative approaches in her work, that are responsive to needs and are age and developmentally appropriate for children and adolescents. Pascale worked as a Lecturer and Supervisor at Monash University (Clayton, Melbourne) supporting students completing postgraduate studies in the educational psychology programs and continues to support research students.

Canadian of origin, a regional area of Quebec, Pascale also lived in Scotland and England for 18 years. She now resides in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband and three children. Pascale holds a first degree in Psychology from Quebec, a Masters (Psychology and Education), University of Cambridge (UK), and a Doctorate (Child, Adolescent and Educational Psychology), Institute of Education, London. Pascale is a committed and dedicated psychologist with 30 years experience in the field of education, and 12 years working with children and adolescents as an educational and child psychologist.

Pascale is also a member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS), Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) and the College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists (FCEDP). Pascale works in mainstream school environments and specialist settings and has developed specific interests in the following fields of psychology: girls with ASD, school adaptation, resilience, migration, bilingualism, positive psychology and, leadership and organisational psychology in schools. Pascale also writes counselling resources for early career psychologists and therapists and designs online courses on different topics.

Prior to training as an Educational Psychologist, Pascale worked in different childcare and educational settings, notably, summer camps, primary school and secondary schools, independent schools, further education colleges and childcare centres in Quebec, Scotland and England. She also worked for local authorities developing specialised education and services for children and families.


Pascale est une psychologue scolaire travaillant dans les écoles et en pratique privée. Elle continue aussi à travailler comme superviseure pour l’université de Monash, Clayton, Melbourne.

Originaire du Québec, Mont-Joli, dans le Bas St-Laurent, Pascale a vécu 18 ans en Écosse et en Angleterre. Elle vit maintenant en Australie, au sud de Melbourne, avec son mari et ses trois enfants, 19, 15 et 8 ans. Pascale a completé un baccalauréat en psychologie à Trois-Riviéres, une maîtrise en psychologie et éducation à l’Université de Cambridge (UK) et un doctorat en psychologie scolaire et de l’enfant et adolescent à l’Institut d’Éducation à Londres (IOE).

Psychologue scolaire, Pascale travaille avec des enfants, adolescents, familles et professionels scolaires dans de nombreux milieux dont les écoles primaires, secondaires, spécialisées et aussi dans des milieux préscolaires. Pascale a développé des intéréts particuliers sur les sujets de les filles et l’autisme, les transitions, la résilience, facteurs de risque et protection en lien avec l’adaptation scolaire, la migration, le bilinguilisme, la psychologie positive et la psychologie organisationnelle dans les milieux scolaires. Pascale écrit des ressources pour les psychologues et thérapeutes et présente sur de nombreux sujets. Son mari travaille dans la signalisation maritime et en aviation au niveau international.