Chris Parrish is a clinical psychologist who enjoys working with adults and adolescents. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Concordia University in 2009. Dr. Parrish has a broad base of training and experience, having worked in the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, the Mood Disorders Program, and the Eating Disorders Program all at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, as well as at Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, and Concordia University’s Applied Psychology Centre.
Dr. Parrish’s aim is to help clients grow as individuals by understanding how thoughts, beliefs, behaviours and environment all contribute to their struggles. He uses humour and a broad repertoire of treatment approaches to build a collaborative relationship where each client can feel comfortable sharing and learning. He seeks to connect with the real person behind ‘the problems.’
Dr. Parrish is a founding member of the Canadian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, and is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the Ontario Psychological Association, and the Association for the Advancement of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies.