Dr. Janine Cutler graduated in 1994 with a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Manitoba. Dr. Cutler works with adults and provides individual, couples and group therapy. She has been providing clinical services in a private practice setting since 1988. For the past 20 years she has specialized in the areas of clinical and forensic psychology.
While residing in Manitoba, Dr. Cutler worked as a Program Manager at the Canadian Mental Health Association, prior to working at Stony Mountain Institution as the Mental Health Psychologist and then the Senior/Chief Psychologist. Subsequent to leaving Stony Mountain Institute, Dr. Cutler worked full-time in a private practice clinic. After moving to Ontario in 2006, Dr. Cutler worked at Whitby Mental Health Centre prior to taking the position of Chief of Psychology at the Ontario Correctional Institute, which is a treatment facility. She then became the Senior/Chief Psychologist at Grand Valley Institution for Women and returned to full-time work within a private practice setting in 2010.
Dr. Cutler has expertise in conducting psychological, medical-legal, and psychological risk assessments. She also has experience and an interest in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders; personality disorders; physical, emotional and sexual abuse; post- traumatic stress; loss and grief; relationship issues; domestic violence; anger and emotion management; stress management; mindfulness; work-related issues and substance use. Dr. Cutler has widely used cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) within the mental health and correctional systems and in private practice. She also has training in dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT) and has been trained to provide workshops and training in the area of compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma.
Dr. Cutler is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario Psychological Association, the Canadian Psychological Association, the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behaviour Therapies, the Canadian Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards: ASPPB Mobility Program.
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