Douglas Saunders, Ph.D. C.Psych.

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Dr. Doug Saunders is a Clinical Psychologist, a Past- President of the Ontario Psychological Association (OPA) and Ontario representative to the American Psychological Association’s Council of Representatives. H e is an A ssistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and a clinical assessment consultant to the Psychological Trauma Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

He is a founding partner and senior psychologist with Clear Path Solutions, a full service, professional psychology practice in downtown Toronto emphasizing brief, solution-focused individual and couples therapy, executive coaching, and life transition mentoring. In his practice, he also treats individuals, couple and families affected by post-traumatic stress, bereavement, addictions and adjustment to serious illness. He also supervises and mentors senior psychology students-in-training.

He is a father of four adult-aged children, and a trained Yoga teacher and mindfulness mediation practitioner, with a keen interest in jazz music, baseball, documentary films, Buddhism and spiritual practice. Beyond his interests in kayaking and whale watching, canoe tripping and camping with his four children, he is an enthusiastic skier and cyclist, and a former conscripted minor league hockey coach.

 He has a Masters (1976) degree in Chemistry from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. (1996) in Clinical Psychology from the University of Ottawa.


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Toronto ON