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Dr. Katerina Malat, PsyD, CPsych


Dr. Malat received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, USA. She is registered with The College of Psychologists of Ontario and is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association. Dr. Malat trained in various outpatient programs in the United States, including at clinics specializing in anxiety, mood, substance-use, and eating disorders; community mental health centres for youth and families; and academic settings.

Having lived internationally and worked with clients from a variety of backgrounds, Dr. Katerina Malat brings an open perspective and pragmatic approach to her work. She is a clinical psychologist who enjoys treating a wide range of concerns, including areas of anxiety, behaviour, mood, stress, career, parenting, and relationships. From her prior experience in management and business, Dr. Malat is also familiar with a broad spectrum of workplace dynamics and challenges as well as helping others engage in work they find rewarding.

In addition to providing treatment using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Dr. Malat has experience with acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and applying other evidenced-based interventions in trauma-informed practice and crisis management. She has also developed programming in the areas of parenting, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness, and conducted research on transformational mentoring relationships.

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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