Dr. Gobessi is affiliated with the Geriatric Psychiatry Community Services of Ottawa and is a consulting Geriatric Psychiatrist to Bruyere Continuing Care. She obtained her Medical Degree at the University of Toronto, her residency at McGill University and her fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa. Currently she teaches, supervises and works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team that provides outreach services to the elderly in their homes. She is also a clinical supervisor and lecturer at the University of Ottawa. Her professional interests include psychotherapy with the elderly and providing care for people with dementia and their families.