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Dr. Juliana Tobon, PhD, CPsych


Dr. Juliana Tobon received her PhD from the University of Western Ontario and completed her predoctoral training at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in the Child, Youth, and Family Program, working with children with mood, anxiety and behavioural difficulties, and with young adults with addiction and concurrent disorders. She has worked in schools, hospitals, day treatment and residential programs, and community children’s mental health centres. Dr. Tobon’s research has examined how parents experience care in Ontario’s mental health system, and she has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She is currently working on a research study examining dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) skills as an early intervention for emotional regulation difficulties in young adults. Dr. Tobon is a Psychologist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton’s Youth Wellness Centre, which serves youth and young adults ages 17 to 25 years. Dr. Tobon is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario.

AT CBT Associates, Dr. Tobon provides assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with mood and anxiety disorders. She also provides cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for individuals with self-esteem and relationship issues, addictions and concurrent disorders, as well as other interpersonal and stress-related difficulties. She takes an empathic and client-centred approach to her practice and will ensure that each client is connected with the most appropriate, accessible, and evidence-based treatment.

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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