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

Winter Group Programs:

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Workshop

The clinic is pleased to offer a workshop focused on helping students to improve their emotional competence in their work, relationships and life.  To learn more about the program click here.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy:  Managing Your Anxiety and Worry

The clinic is to offer once again our 11 session CBT group to help individuals who struggle with anxiety  To learn more about the group click here.

Parenting Program - Circle of Security (CoS)




The clinic is pleased to offer a 4 session parenting program this fall.  The CoS intervention is a parenting program that is intended to help caregivers increase an awareness of their children's emotional and attachment needs.  WIth increased awareness, parents can expand their moment-to-moment parenting choices where needed, and optimize the parent-child relationship.

For more information click here





Mindfulness Meditation

The clinic's mindfulness based meditation programs will return in the winter on Tuesday evenings (5:30 - 7:00 pm) beginning january 24, 2018, and Wednesday lunch hours (12 - 1:00 pm) beginning January 25, 2018. Click here for more information.

Other Services:

Free Family Therapy

The clinic currently has an opening to provide free family therapy as part of one of its graduate program courses. If you would be interested in working with a team of senior and student clinicians please call the clinic at 416-650-8488, as we may be able to offer you and your family counselling free of charge.

Emotion-Focused Therapy Institutes - expanding in scope of training

The clinic is pleased to announce that the Level 1 and 2 training in emotion-focused therapy are expanding to 5 day Institutes.  Click here to learn more about this advancement.

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.