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

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Workshop

The clinic is pleased to once again offer the popular Emotional Intelligence Workshop.  The winter session will be a 5 week program beginning March 4, 2020.

Access more information information about the program and the registration form

Winter Meditation Programs

The clinic is pleased to once again offer winter meditation programs - the theme for this semester is - Giving Peace and Togetherness a Chance – with Mindfulness.

For more information about the program and the registration form go to Tuesday evening meditation registration form

Goal Management Training Program (GMT)

The clinic is pleased to offer a new 10 week cognitive training program developed and evaluated by Baycrest Health Sciences, a renowned academic health science centre.  This program is designed for people who would like to improve their executive functioning, including their attention and ability to focus with the goal of reducing attention error and generally better achieve their goals.  For more information and registration form go to group programs.

Managing Social Anxiety

The clinic is pleased to offer a new 10 week cognitive--behavior group therapy program to help you manage your social anxiety.  To learn more about the program and for the registration form 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. There is an application process and one requirement is that the crime has been reported to and investigated by police.

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