The Clinic on Dupont Toronto

Toronto Psychosis Treatment

Psychosis is a state in which an individual loses some of their connection with ‘reality.‘ An individual experiencing a psychotic episode may have hallucinations, delusions, significant paranoia, and/or disorganized thinking and speech. These episodes are often very frightening and confusing and can cause individuals to withdraw from friends, family, and work or school. Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis (CBT) targets the cognitive and behavioural factors that are involved in, and maintain psychotic experiences. Often in conjunction with medication, CBT has been shown to be effective in helping individuals who have experienced psychosis to reduce the intensity and distress stemming from their symptoms, as well as to help them to re-engage with professional and social circles. Treatment with CBT is based on an understanding of the individual who is struggling with psychotic experiences, including the ways in which these experiences may be related to an individual’s previous history (i.e. bullying, trauma or abuse) or underlying beliefs about themselves or others. Individuals who have experienced psychosis often encounter stigma (from themselves and from others) and have experienced significant losses, both of which may affect an individual’s self-esteem and engender self-defeating beliefs. CBT can also work to help individuals recognize their own strengths and resilience, to foster a stronger sense of self-esteem, and to reinforce more adaptive patterns of thinking and behaviour.

Are you looking for help with psychosis? Our Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) professionals are here for you. Call us at (416) 515-2649 to speak with one of our psychologists.

psychosis treatment
Faye Doell psychologist clinic on dupont

FAYE DOELL, Ph.D., C. Psych.

Complex Mental Illness, Psychosis, Interpersonal Difficulties, Couples Therapy

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Brad Reimann addiction and stress psychologist

BRAD REIMANN, Psy.D., C.Psych.

Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Addictions, Psychosis, Adults

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Christine Curran psychologist


Depression, Stress, Psychosis, Assessment of Memory, and Concussion

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Nadia D'Iuso psychologist

NADIA D’IUSO, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Couples, and Adolescents

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Robin Foster depression and anxiety psychologist


Depression, Suicidality, Anxiety, Psychosis, Interpersonal Issues

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Angela Lachowski psychologist


Sleep, Stress, Women’s Health Concerns, Anxiety, and Depression

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JAMES WATSON-GAZE psychologist clinic on dupont


Depression, Anxiety, Interpersonal Difficulties, Psychosis, Substance Use

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