Doctor Mary-Beth Minthorn-Biggs
Doctor Mary-Beth Minthorn-Biggs has a Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Toronto and a strong clinical and research background in student academic assessment and achievement. Her career and consulting history spans across several healthcare and educational settings and include experience at both senior management and supervisory levels.
Doctor Minthorn-Biggs, having been raised on Nippissing Band 10 Reserve, is passionate about the psycho-social development of indigenous youth and she has worked extensively with agencies, school boards, colleges and universities to promote equity, inclusivity and academic excellence. As a clinician, she not only is able to support early diagnosis by assessments, but she can support, implement and monitor intervention models for our students, educators, families and communities.
Doctor Minthorn-Biggs is moving back to Northwestern Ontario from Iqaluit, Nunavut where she was employed as the Family Services Specialist with the Department of Family Services, Child and Family Services Division, for the Government of Nunavut.
"I am blessed to work together with the Superior North Catholic team, so we can truly make a difference in the lives of our students and families. As an individual who pursues life-long learning, there is no better opportunity for me to continue this passion than through the gifts and daily opportunities shared by the students.” - Dr. Minthorn-Biggs.