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Dr. Madelaine Burley, PhD, CPsych (Supervised Practice)

Psychologist

Dr. Maddy Burley completed her PhD in clinical psychology at Ryerson University. She completed her predoctoral clinical residency with the Northern Ontario Psychology Internship Consortium (NORPIC). During her residency, she worked in inpatient and outpatient settings at St. Joseph’s Care Group in Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, and the Children’s Centre of Thunder Bay. She has previously completed training experiences in the Schizophrenia and Dual Diagnosis Programs at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She has also previously worked in private practice providing treatment for children with anxiety.

Dr. Burley enjoys working with people from all walks of life and believes that the best therapeutic outcomes are achieved when evidence-based practice is provided in the context of a genuine, caring and respectful relationship between client and therapist. At CBT Associates, she provides evidence-based assessment and treatment for adults with schizophrenia or psychosis, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and health concerns such as chronic pain, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. She also has experience with issues such as bereavement, trauma, adjustment to major life transitions, and stress. Dr. Burley has extensive training in CBT and integrates techniques and philosophies from other evidence-based treatments such as Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy as needed.

Dr. Burley is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, the Ontario Psychological Association and Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies. Her research interests include: cognition, depression, psychotic disorders, anxiety, and chronic pain.

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.


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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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