Dr. Nikhil Koushik - Psychologist 

Nikhil S. Koushik completed a PhD in clinical neuropsychology at the University of Windsor in 2008.  Dr. Koushik's PhD was followed by a two year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Alberta Children’s Hospital.  Nikhil then retained employment at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland OH where he served as the founding Director of the MetroHealth Autism Assessment Center (MAAC), a clinic aimed to serve autism assessment needs for under-served populations in inner-city Cleveland.  

Today, Dr. Koushik is a staff psychologist in the children’s outpatient mental health at Grand River Hospital.  Dr. Koushik is also adjunct assistant professor at Michael DeGroote School of Medicine.  Nikhil is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology.  This means that he has attained the highest possible competency in providing clinical psychology services to children and adolescents.  

Dr. Koushik is a doctoral licensed psychologist in Ontario in good standing with the Ontario College of Psychologists and has declared competencies in clinical psychology and clinical neuropsychology across the lifespan.  He is pleased to serve as Director of psychological services at Edcommodate where he oversees the provision of the highest quality psychoeducational services to all clients.

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Dr. Shrenik Parekh - Child Psychiatrist

Dr. Shrenik Parekh completed his training in General Psychiatry at State University of New York (SUNY) in Buffalo, New York in 2010. He also completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon in 2012. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Adult Psychiatry as well as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.


He has been practicing at Grand River Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario since 2012 working in varied settings including outpatient, inpatient and emergency psychiatry departments. He also provides consultation in various collaborative care models.


He has an adjunct faculty position at McMaster University, and is actively involved in teaching medical students and Psychiatry resident doctors. He has also been participating in medical volunteerism in Guyana (South America) as an educator and an advisor to the Ministry of Health.

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