Practice-Based Psychotherapy Research
To Improve The Wellbeing Of Our Community
is the Research Chair in Psychotherapy Research at University of Ottawa (U of O) and The Ottawa Hospital (TOH). He has been the principal investigator (PI) of Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded psychotherapy research, and has published psychotherapy practice-oriented reviews. http://www.med.uottawa.ca/cedr
Louise Balfour is a psychologist (TOH, U of O) who has received CIHR funding as PI to implement psychological interventions for changing health behaviours and coping with depression.
Benjamin Fortin-Langelieris a resident in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa with an interest in education and psychotherapy development.
Kylie Francis is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Eating Disorders Program at The Ottawa Hospital, and a psychologist (supervised practice) in private practice.
Jasmine Gandhi coordinates interpersonal psychotherapy training in Psychiatry at U of O and is the Head of the perinatal mental health program at TOH.
Linda Huehn is a psychiatrist who maintains a community-based psychotherapy practice in Ottawa, and is involved in psychotherapy supervision of psychiatry residents.
is Director of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology at U of O and recently was the Editor of the journal Canadian Psychology. He has published numerous articles on evidence-based practice in psychotherapy, and has conducted large scale surveys of clinicians and their psychotherapy practices. https://uniweb.uottawa.ca/#!uottawa/members/785
Jackie Kinley is a psychiatrist and Head of the mental health day program at QE II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, and is a highly sought after psychotherapy supervisor.
Vanessa Lybanon-Daigle is the Research Program Manager at KT Canada, a network comprised of 50 diverse scientists with an interest in pursuing knowledge translation (KT) research. She will help to develop and evaluate our KT procedures and tools, and she will facilitate future collaboration with KT Canada.
Deanna Mercer is the Head of the Department of Psychiatry Psychotherapy Program at U of O, and she coordinates a very large number of community-based clinicians to supervise psychiatry residents .
John Ogrodniczuk is the Director of Psychotherapy in the Department of Psychiatry at University of British Columbia, an Associate Editor of Psychotherapy Research, has published surveys of evidence-based practice among psychotherapists, and has received CIHR funding to develop clinician information tools for the psychotherapy of borderline personality disorder.
Michelle Presniak is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She is also an adjunct faculty in the Department of Psychology at the University of Saskatchewan. She chairs the Psychodynamic Section of the Canadian Psychological Association.
is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and holds the Mt. Sinai Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Morgan Firestone Psychotherapy Chair. At the University of Toronto, she is the Associate Director of the Psychotherapy, Health, Humanities & Education Scholarship Division. http://www.psychiatry.utoronto.ca/people/dr-paula-ravitz/
Kerri Ritchie is the Director of Clinical Training in Psychology at TOH, and she coordinates a large number of psychologist supervisors.
is a senior researcher at the Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services at U of O, is senior editor of the Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, and is an expert in participatory and qualitative research. https://uniweb.uottawa.ca/#!uottawa/members/756
Brian Wilson is an MSW working as a social worker at The Ottawa Hospital since 1998 and currently works as a member of the clinical team at the Regional Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Since 2002 Brian has also been working part-time in private practice in Orleans specializing in couples and family therapy. He is excited to be networking with colleagues from many other disciplines to promote the practice of psychotherapy.
Livia Chyurlia has a M.Sc. in Psychology. She is the Research Coordinator for the PPRNet since February 2012 and works at The Ottawa Hospital under the supervision of Dr. Tasca.