Dr. Kristin Maich received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ryerson University. She has received clinical training from a number of different health services, including St. Michael’s Hospital (Psychology Clinic), St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (Women’s Health Concerns service). She completed her predoctoral residency training at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), working as a clinician in the Mood and Anxiety Ambulatory Service (MAAS) and the Complex Care and Recovery service (CCR). In addition, she was a study therapist for clinical research trials of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) at Ryerson University throughout her graduate career and has extensive training in the area of insomnia and other sleep concerns.
Dr. Maich has specialized training in individual and group-based CBT for clients with anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety and worry, social anxiety, and panic), obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, mood disorders (e.g. depressive disorders), psychotic disorders (e.g. schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, first episode psychosis experiences), sleep disorders (e.g. insomnia), and women’s health issues.
Dr. Maich’s clinical practice is guided by a cognitive-behavioural theoretical orientation, with a focus on identifying and modifying unhelpful thinking and behavioural patterns that may contribute to clients’ distress within a collaborative and supportive therapeutic environment. Dr. Maich emphasizes the development of a safe, non-judgmental space that promotes personal growth and helps clients to meet their treatment goals.