York University Psychology Clinic (YUPC)

YUPC is a state-of-the art community mental health and training centre associated with the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health at York University. The clinic provides a range of leading edge, effective mental health services to keep people of all ages living healthy, productive lives.

What's New

New Workshop:  Peer Support - An Integral
Community Response to Workplace Stress & Trauma

The clinic is please to offer this new workshop to individuals who work in the interval and transitional house sector.  It presents an established and highly effective Public Service Peer Support model developed by psychologist, Dr. Martin Rappeport, for the Ontario Government and extended to first responder and related groups whose members encounter traumatic workplace events.  For more information and the registration form go to continuing education.

Free New Program:  Dealing with Dementia in your Family:  A Skills-Based Approach

The clinic is pleased to have the opportunity to offer the CARERS(Coaching, Advocacy, Respite, Education, Relationship, Simulation) Program this March 2019.  This program is a 8 session skill-based group for family caregivers of people with Dementia.  The focus is on practical skills-based tools and emotional supports needed to provide care for family members with dementia.  To learn more about this free program and to register go to group programs.

Other Services:

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)

It is an unfortunate fact that many children and adolescents experience traumatic events such as child abuse, domestic violence, rape, violent crime, community violence, natural disasters, war, terrorism and the death of loved ones under traumatic circumstances. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment developed to help children and their parents or other caregivers overcome the negative effects of trauma and traumatic grief.  TF-CBT is a clinic-based, short-term treatment that teaches children skills in stress management, cognitive processing, communication, problem-solving and safety.

Through a generous donation from the Canadian Crime Victims Foundation, York University Psychology Clinic is able offer free of charge Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) to a number of children or youth who has been a victim of a violent crime or impacted by crime as a result of having a family member who was a victim.

To learn more about this service please call the Clinic at 416-650-8488 and ask to speak to Dr. Louise Hartley, Clinic director.