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Clinical Psychology Residency Program

CBT Associates has recently begun a Clinical Psychology Residency Program, which is one of the first in a private practice setting. The CBT Associates Clinical Psychology Residency Program is now part of The Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs.

We currently have two intern positions that we select from some of the most qualified candidates across Canada and the United States. The Clinical Psychology Residency Program is committed to the Scientist-Practitioner model, which is reflected through the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) as our main treatment modality.

Research has indicated that the way we think and behave powerfully affects our emotions. CBT helps clients change their negative and anxious thoughts and behaviours, so they can feel and function better, in order to improve quality of life. Rigorous clinical trials have proven that CBT is effective in improving symptoms of depression, anxiety, psychosis, amongst others conditions.

Through an evidence-based education, Residents will learn how to collaborate with clients to design personalized case conceptualizations and treatment plans that may also integrate a number of related therapeutic approaches. These include, but are not limited to, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Meditation, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Residents within our program are encouraged to anchor their clinical service in a thorough review of existing scientific literature and evaluate their interventions systematically.

CBT Associates is committed to assisting Residents in developing advanced clinical skills in CBT, and provide effective and evidence-based treatment to clients. This immersive experience will ensure that Residents develop assessment, treatment, consultation and ethical skills to prepare them to work as independent practitioners.

Applications: The deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2016.

Applicants must register for the Residency Match, using the online registration system on the Match website: http://www.natmatch.com/psychint

Applications are to be submitted using the AAPI Online Centralized Application Service. Please do not mail any printed documents to CBT Associates. The AAPI Online may be accessed at http://www.appic.org by clicking on “AAPI Online.”

For more information about our Clinical Psychology Residency Program, please review the attached brochure.

You may also contact us at 289-317-1769, or residency@cbtassociates.com for further inquiries.

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Why choose CBT Associates?

CBT Associates is a large, well-established and rapidly-growing network of clinics that provides evidence-based psychological services to children, adolescents, adults of all ages, and couples.

We are a highly-qualified group of over 50 psychologists and psychological associates who provide personalized, compassionate, respectful and discreet treatment with the highest level of... Read More

What is the policy for cancelled or missed appointments?

To help us reliably meet the needs of all our clients, we must ask you to provide 24 hours’ notice when cancelling or rescheduling an appointment. Appointments without sufficient notice will be charged the full fee.

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What is a psychologist?

Psychologists:

  • Are registered healthcare professionals who are regulated like physicians, surgeons, and dentists.
  • Work with individuals, groups and organizations to promote positive change by assessing and treating psychological problems.
  • Are trained to assess problems accurately using psychological tests and semi-structured interviews.... Read More
What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

Psychologists are closely aligned with psychiatrists as both are highly-trained professionals. Psychiatrists are oriented toward pharmaceutical solutions (some illnesses in fact lend themselves to medication versus talk therapy, such as severe depression or schizophrenia); while psychologists are oriented toward talk therapy as a solution.

Psychologists and psychiatrists both undertake... Read More

What is the difference between a psychotherapist and a psychologist?

The first important difference between psychotherapists and psychologists is the number of years of education and training required to register by each college. The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario requires members to complete an undergraduate degree that includes 360 hours (total) of training and education. In contrast, to become a psychologist in Ontario the... Read More

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