Senior Management


To improve the well-being of individuals with a range of needs by providing exceptional, high-quality, convenient and timely services by a comprehensive team of professionals.

Bruce A. Linder, Ph.D., C. Psych., BCBA-D

Registered Psychologist

Dr. Linder’s designated areas of practice are in rehabilitation and counseling psychology for children, adolescents, adults, families and organizations. Dr. Linder is the co-founder of Pryor, Linder and Associates, a practice that prides itself for its work in clinical and educational psychology for over 30 years. Dr. Linder is also a Director with Safe Management Group Inc. and Autism Behaviour Habilitation Services. Dr. Linder is an approved clinical supervisor for families looking for service delivery through the Direct Funding Option (DFO) of the Ontario Autism Program (OAP).
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He has in the past been the Clinical Director at Brain Injury Services of Hamilton, consulting behavioural psychologist to the Central West Specialized Developmental Services in Oakville, consulting psychologist to a number of school boards, behaviour psychological consultant to the Acquired Brain Injury Program at CMHS of St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton and the Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital.  He has been in the past also affiliated with McMaster University’s Department of Psychology and Psychology, Neurosciences and Behaviour as course supervisor for research studies, practicum, and undergraduate theses as well as Adjunct Assistant Professor and Adjunct Associate Professor.


Kory Martin

Chief Operating Officer

Kory has a diverse background in all aspects of Human Resources with a strong emphasis on Operations.  Kory is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and has extensive experience in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.  

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Kory is also a Certified Coach Practitioner.  Outside of work, Kory taps into her creative side as an abstract artist.  As an accredited Therapeutic Art Life Coach, Kory combines her passion for art and coaching to empower others to explore their creativity and inner healing.

Colin W. Pryor, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

Dr. Colin Pryor received his Ph.D. in 1975 from Nottingham University, England, in Clinical Child Psychology. Dr. Pryor is a Registered Psychologist and a member of the Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (CRHSPP). He is also a Clinical Psychologist with the NHS, U.K. and a qualified Educational Psychologist in the United Kingdom. He is the Senior Partner with Pryor, Linder and Associates and President of Safe Management Group Inc.

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Dr. Pryor has been an Associate Faculty Member to the Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University. Past duties and responsibilities have included Chief Psychologist for the Board of Education for the City of Hamilton, Senior Program Director, Oakland’s Regional Centre, Oakville, Director of Behaviour Management and Parent Education Programs with the Sudbury and District Association for the Mentally Retarded and Consultant and Registered Psychologist, Surrey Place Centre, Toronto.

Current positions include Clinical Director, Peel Halton Acquired Brain Injury Services.

Current and past research interests have included children’s play therapy, school community disciplinary code design and development, family based behavioural management for children with developmental disabilities and research in standardized child behaviour checklists.

Catherine A.N. Pryor, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

Dr. Catherine Pryor has been with Pryor, Linder, & Associates since its inception in 1985. She is a Registered Psychologist since 1995, having completed her Ph.D. at the University of Wales, Cardiff, U.K. Dr. Pryor is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Canadian Psychological Association and is a Registered Psychologist. Her work examining the long term functional changes experienced by women after the first birth was considered the first of its kind in the area of reproductive psychology, and was awarded the highest 5 star rating.

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Besides providing clinical and diagnostic supervision for PLA’s autism assessment services, she has served as the consultant Clinical Director for the Autism Services IBI and ABA based programs in the South West Region through Thames Valley Children’s Centre since 2007. Dr. Pryor serves on various Committees supporting research and development in the area of children’s services (the first Expert Clinical Panel in Autism, the Applied Behavior Analysis workgroups for the Ministry of Children and Youth Services; the Restraint Committee and Diagnosis Committee with Thames Valley Children’s Centre, the provincial Childhood Strengths and Needs (CANS) Collaborative). She is a past Chair of the Clinical Directors Network of Ontario (2009-2011). Dr. Pryor also trains and supervises Post-doctoral candidates in clinical psychology and MA student psychology practicums in behavioral treatment programs.

Dr. Pryor’s clinical focus has been on neurodevelopmental assessment and diagnosis of children and youth with varying special needs including autism, and behavioral treatment and consultation to community and treatment providers for children and youth with special needs and autism. She has provided psychological services to over 20 hospitals, community agencies and school boards (Erin Oak Kids Pathways Centre for Youth, Guelph Mental Health Clinic, CCAC, Pathways Centre for Youth (Kingston), Surrey Place Centre, Sault Board of Education, Hamilton Health Sciences, Children’s Aid Society).

She was previously employed with two Neurodevelopmental Assessment and Treatment Services teams at Chedoke-McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, working with children with autism and neurodevelopmental and communication disorders, the Hospital for Sick Children, and with behavioural therapy consultation services at Children’s Consulting Services, Hornby Ontario and the Muskoka Centre for adults with developmental disabilities.

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Pryor, Linder and Associates has been providing psychological services to individuals and agencies for over 40 years.

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389 Davis Road,
Oakville, Ontario L6J 2X2

Phone: 905-849-4545
Fax: 905-849-8801