Richard Bloch received his undergraduate degree from McGill University and his Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Calgary. He completed his clinical training in the Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, where he provided psychological assessment and treatment for mood disorders. Richard also worked in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, the Montreal Children’s Hospital, and most recently in the Mood and Anxiety Program at CAMH.
Richard’s clinical interests include depression, anxiety disorders, and the management of stress-related health problems. His primary approach to treatment is cognitive-behaviour therapy and his clinical work is based in scientifically supported methods of assessment and treatment. Richard understands the challenging circumstances that prevent his clients from living the kind of life they want, and he works collaboratively with them toward achieving realistic goals within a structured framework. Richard’s aim is to help each individual achieve life-enhancing and enduring change. Richard is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and the Society for Psychotherapy Research. He is certified by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.