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Dr. Christina Iorio, PhD, CPsych


Dr. Christina Iorio received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Lakehead University. She completed her predoctoral internship at William Osler Health System in the Adult Day Treatment Program, where she specialized in assessing and treating adults with mood and anxiety disorders. Some other professional experiences include positions at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, St. Joseph’s Care Group, and the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

At CBT Associates, Dr. Iorio provides assessment and treatment services for adults and couples. She is particularly interested in providing treatment for individuals dealing with: depression, anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, trauma, and relationship/marital issues. Dr. Iorio’s approach to therapy is focused on providing a supportive, collaborative, and empowering environment for clients, allowing them to build upon their strengths and move towards achieving their personal goals. In addition to working from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) framework, she applies elements of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) when appropriate. She believes in utilizing evidence-based approaches which are tailored to each individual’s needs.

Dr. Iorio is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association and Canadian Psychological Association.

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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