Monty Nelson, Ph.D.


Dr. Monty Nelson has been registered as a psychologist in Alberta since 1998, and later registered in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. He is currently working in full-time private practice in Edmonton performing psychological and neuropsychological assessments in Edmonton and travels across Alberta, the Northwest Territories, and even  Nunavut. Clientele that he works with include those individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries, prenatal alcohol exposure, epilepsy, psychiatric disorders, neuro-degenerative disorders, attentional disorders, medical conditions and emotional and personality disorders. His primary interests are in clinical assessments of dementia as well as guardianship and trusteeship evaluations. He has done lectures and workshops for Alberta Mental Health, Norquest College, Concordia University College, Capital Health Authority, the University of Alberta’s college of Pharmacy, the Department of Educational Psychology, and other hospitals and facilities throughout Alberta. Most frequent topics of presentation include the neuropsychology of aging, neuropsychological assessment of adults and children, the neuropsychological components of guardianship and trusteeship evaluations, abnormal and normal changes in aging, as well as other assessment and clinical topics of interest.

Dr. Nelson obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta in 1999. He worked with Alberta Mental Health (Alberta Hospital Ponoka) for several years in the departments of geriatric psychiatry and telepsychiatry. At the current time he is involved in some teaching and supervision of graduate students through the University of Alberta's educational psychology graduate program, and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the department. He also spent six years on the College of Alberta Psychologists Practice Review Committee. At the current time, Dr. Nelson is a member of the College of Alberta Psychologists, the Psychologist's Association of Alberta, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Canadian and American Psychological Associations, and the NWT and Nunavut Psychologist’s registry. He is certified as an expert witness in psychological assessment in child custody hearings in the Provincial Court of Alberta.



Services Provided

Psychological Assessments