Dr. Maddy Burley completed her PhD in clinical psychology at Ryerson University. She completed her predoctoral clinical residency with the Northern Ontario Psychology Internship Consortium (NORPIC). During her residency, she worked in inpatient and outpatient settings at St. Joseph’s Care Group in Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, and the Children’s Centre of Thunder Bay. She has previously completed training experiences in the Schizophrenia and Dual Diagnosis Programs at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She has also previously worked in private practice providing treatment for children with anxiety.
Dr. Burley enjoys working with people from all walks of life and believes that the best therapeutic outcomes are achieved when evidence-based practice is provided in the context of a genuine, caring and respectful relationship between client and therapist. At CBT Associates, she provides evidence-based assessment and treatment for adults with schizophrenia or psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and health concerns such as chronic pain, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. She also has experience with issues such as bereavement, trauma, adjustment to major life transitions, and stress. Dr. Burley has extensive training in CBT and integrates techniques and philosophies from other evidence-based treatments such as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy as needed.
Dr. Burley is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario Psychological Association and Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies. Her research interests include: cognition, depression, psychotic disorders, anxiety, and chronic pain.
Please note that our associates work with many presenting issues, some of which are not listed in this biography. Please speak to our intake team at 416-363-4228 for more information.