York University Psychology Clinic (YUPC)

YUPC is a state-of-the art community mental health and training centre associated with the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Health at York University. The clinic provides a range of leading edge, effective mental health services to keep people of all ages living healthy, productive lives.

What's New

New Program:  Dealing with Dementia in your Family:  A Skills-Based Approach

The clinic is pleased to have the opportunity to offer the CARERS(Coaching, Advocacy, Respite, Education, RElationship, Simulation) Program this May.  This program is a 10 session skill-based group for family caregivers of people with Dementia.  The focus is on practical skills-based tools and emotional supports needed to provide care for family members with dementia.  To learn more about the program and to register click here

New Workshop:  Applications of CBT to Address Emotional Functioning in Youth with ASD

THe clinic is pleased to host a two day workshop for mental health clinicians experienced in CBT with an interest in adaptations relevant to neurodevelopmental disabilities (e.g., autism, ADHD, learning disability). To learn more about the program and to register click here

New EFT Institute: Emotion-Focused Skills Training (EFST)

The clinic is pleased to offer a new EFT Institute that provides training and guided practice to develop and enhance participants' mastery in utilizing the experiential skills of the Emotion-Focused approach to therapy.  To learn more click here.

Back by Popular Demand:  Aging and Memory Workshop

The clinic is pleased to once again offer the 5 week workshop series that was developed and evaluated by Baycrest, a renowned academic health science centre focused on aging. For more information about the workshop click here

Other Services:

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)

It is an unfortunate fact that many children and adolescents experience traumatic events such as child abuse, domestic violence, rape, violent crime, community violence, natural disasters, war, terrorism and the death of loved ones under traumatic circumstances. Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) is an evidence-based treatment developed to help children and their parents or other caregivers overcome the negative effects of trauma and traumatic grief.  TF-CBT is a clinic-based, short-term treatment that teaches children skills in stress management, cognitive processing, communication, problem-solving and safety.  

Through a generous donation from the Canadian Crime Victims Foundation, York University Psychology Clinic is able offer free of charge Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) to a number of children or youth who has been a victim of a violent crime or impacted by crime as a result of having a family member who was a victim.

To learn more about this service please call the Clinic at 416-650-8488 and ask to speak to Dr. Louise Hartley, Clinic director.