Dr. Maddy 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. Dr. Burley strives to be non-judgmental, anti-racist, and LGBTQ2IA+ positive. She works with clients to understand their concerns and develop a treatment plan centered around their unique goals.
Dr. Burley is registered as a Clinical and Health Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. At CBT Associates, she provides evidence-based assessment and treatment for adults with mental health and/or health concerns including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, schizophrenia or psychosis, chronic pain, cancer, perinatal mental health concerns, chronic illnesses, bereavement, trauma, adjustment to major life transitions, burnout, and stress.
Dr. 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 training she worked in in a variety of settings, including St. Joseph’s Care Group in Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, the Children’s Centre of Thunder Bay, 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.
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 when appropriate. Dr. Burley is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario Psychological Association and currently holds the position of Membership Chair on the board of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies.
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.
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