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Dr. Katelyn Gomes, PhD, C.Psych (Supervised Practice)

Psychologist

Dr. Katelyn Gomes received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Lakehead University. She completed her predoctoral internship at St. Mary’s of the Lake Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult Mental Health at Providence Care Hospital, and KidsInclusive at Hotel Dieu Hospital. During her predoctoral training, she specialized in assessing and treating children and adults with mood and anxiety disorders, as well as learning disabilities, and cognitive and emotional symptoms associated with brain injury. Some other professional experiences include positions at St. Joseph’s Care Group, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, and the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at the Mental Health Outpatients Clinic in Thunder Bay.

At CBT Associates, Dr. Gomes provides assessment and treatment services for children, adolescents, adults, and couples. She provides treatment for individuals and couples dealing with relationship and marital difficulties, depression and low mood, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, health anxiety, stress, phobias, panic attacks, ritualistic behaviour, obsessive thoughts, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and situational/life stressors. Dr. Gomes’ approach to therapy is personalized based on individual needs, and that of support, collaboration and empowerment. She has a caring attitude, open-mind, and inherent compassion that focuses on helping people build upon their strengths and move towards achieving and maintaining positive changes in their lives. Treatment sessions focus on exploring what is currently getting in the way of productivity, relationships and happiness, and developing skills to tackle future challenges with confidence.

In addition to working from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) framework, she applies elements of Mindfulness, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) when appropriate. She believes in utilizing evidence-based approaches that are tailored to each individual’s needs.

Dr. Gomes is currently completing her year of Supervised Practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.


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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?

Psychologists:

  • 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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