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Kathleen Tallon, MA

MA Level Associate

Kathleen Tallon received her MA in Clinical Psychology from Ryerson University where she is currently completing her PhD. Her clinical training has focused on the use of evidence-based practices for the assessment and treatment of a wide range of psychological disorders.

Kathleen has completed clinical training at St. Michael’s Hospital (Department of Family and Community Medicine, Psychology Training Clinic), the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Mood and Anxiety Ambulatory Services), St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (Mood Disorders Program) and at Ryerson University (Cognition and Psychopathology Lab, HIV Prevention Lab). Kathleen’s research focuses on cognitive factors related to the maintenance of chronic worry and its treatment.

Kathleen provides assessment and individual treatment for adults with a range of mood and anxiety related issues including major depression, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Kathleen’s clinical approach is collaborative and goal orientated. She has an inclusive practice and strives to adapt CBT to meet the needs of people diverse in racial/ethnic background, gender identity, and sexual orientation. She focuses on using CBT and other research-supported methods to maximize client strengths and build new skills for managing mood and anxiety.

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.

Why choose CBT Associates?

CBT Associates is a large, well-established and rapidly-growing network of clinics that provides evidence-based psychological services to children, adolescents, adults of all ages, and couples.

We are a highly-qualified group of over 50 psychologists and psychological associates who provide personalized, compassionate, respectful and discreet treatment with the highest level of... Read More

What is the policy for cancelled or missed appointments?

To help us reliably meet the needs of all our clients, we must ask you to provide 24 hours’ notice when cancelling or rescheduling an appointment. Appointments without sufficient notice will be charged the full fee.

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What is a psychologist?


  • Are registered healthcare professionals who are regulated like physicians, surgeons, and dentists.
  • Work with individuals, groups and organizations to promote positive change by assessing and treating psychological problems.
  • Are trained to assess problems accurately using psychological tests and semi-structured interviews.... Read More
What is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

Psychologists are closely aligned with psychiatrists as both are highly-trained professionals. Psychiatrists are oriented toward pharmaceutical solutions (some illnesses in fact lend themselves to medication versus talk therapy, such as severe depression or schizophrenia); while psychologists are oriented toward talk therapy as a solution.

Psychologists and psychiatrists both undertake... Read More

What is the difference between a psychotherapist and a psychologist?

The first important difference between psychotherapists and psychologists is the number of years of education and training required to register by each college. The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario requires members to complete any recognized training program in psychotherapy, with 450 hours of direct client contact, and 100 hours of clinical supervision. In contrast, to... Read More

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