The University of Ottawa Health Services offers psychiatric services to all patients.

What to Expect


  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment
  • Diagnosis information for patients and caregivers
  • Treatment recommendations and medication monitoring
  • Links to appropriate community support services

Mood Disorder Centre of Ottawa

  • English only services available to patients referred by responsible family physician/primary care provider.
  • Provides comprehensive psychiatric assessment for patients thought to be suffering from bipolar disorder and treatment-resistant depression.


Dr. Anne Galipeau


Dr. Anne Galipeau completed her Bachelor of Science degree and her Medical Degree at the University of Toronto. She subsequently completed her 5 year specialist training in Psychiatry at McGill University. She has been working at the University of Ottawa Health Services for 20 years, since she greatly enjoys working with students. She has experience across all range of psychiatric conditions, including Mood Disorders, such as Depression and Bipolar Affective Disorder, Anxiety Disorders including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder, among other conditions.  She is well versed in pharmacology and also has been extensively trained and is experienced in the use of many  different types of therapy, from Cognitive Behavioural to Psychodynamic to Mindfulness based, and typically has an eclectic and individualized approach.



Dr. Anne Duffy


Anne Duffy is an academic psychiatrist with a clinical and research focus on understanding risk pathways and onset of psychopathology, in particular mood-disorders, in high-risk youth and university students. Her clinical research work is based out of the University of Ottawa Health Services (UOHS) and Queen’s Student Health Services. She currently holds a full-time academic position in the Department of Psychiatry at Queens University and has been invited as a Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford University to develop an international collaborative network of student mental health research. Duffy’s research has been funded consistently for over 20 years by provincial, national and international peer-reviewed operating grants including from the CIHR, OMHF and NARSAD and she has been the recipient of several competitive salary awards including a Canada Research Chair in Child Mood Disorders. Dr Duffy has mentored numerous clinical and research trainees and has >120 publications in scientific journals.  She is on the Editorial Board of several peer-reviewed scientific journals and is currently the Vice President of Research for the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD).

How to Access

Referrals from family physician or nurse practitioner for psychiatry, including the Mood Disorder Centre of Ottawa, can be faxed at 613-564-6627.


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Hours of Operation

Walk-in Clinic
100 Marie Curie, Ottawa

Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 2PM

Wednesday, July 1st: Holiday

Booking instructions:

Please call the clinic at 613-564-3950 to schedule a same day telephone appointment with a walk-in clinic physician.  If after the telephone consultation an in-person visit is required, patients will be booked accordingly.


300-100 Marie Curie Pvt
Ottawa, ON
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-564-3950

Fax: 613-564-6627

After Hours Access to Care

Patients registered with a family doctor at UOHS

In case of emergency, always dial 911. THAS connects you to a nurse who can provide medical advice, or, if appropriate, provide access to a family health team doctor or suggest that you go to emergency.


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Ontario residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Telehealth Ontario is a free service that allows Ontario residents to speak to a Registered Nurse with their medical questions any time of the day or night. This could be when you're sick or injured but aren't sure if you need to see a doctor or can treat the situation at home.


Patients not registered with a family doctor at UOHS – Quebec residents

In case of emergency, always dial 911. Info-Santé 8-1-1  is a free and confidential telephone consultation service that puts you in contact with a nurse in case of a non-urgent health issue.

Info-Santé 811

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