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Excellence in mental health psychological services, clinical training, and research

The Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT) is a vital component of the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Waterloo. The CMHRT offers accessible, effective mental health services for adults, adolescents, children and families in the Region of Waterloo while facilitating cutting-edge research on the development, persistence and treatment of mental health problems and providing comprehensive clinical training in our state-of-the-art facility.


  1. Oct. 4, 20185 Reasons Why Families Should be Included in Child Therapy

    Dr. Dillon Browne, from the University of Waterloo's Psychology Department, wrote an article for Psychology Today concerning why families should be involved in a child's therapy. You can read Dr. Browne's article here.

  2. Aug. 9, 2018New Positive Parenting Group Program Coming to the CMHRT

    This fall, we are delighted to introduce a new group program for parents of children ages 3 to 11 years. 

    Positive Parenting Program (Triple P) is an effective, evidence-based behavioral parenting intervention developed in Australia and now implemented in more than 24 countries. The program gives parents simple and practical skills and strategies that they can use to raise confident, healthy children and to build stronger family relationships. It also helps parents manage challenging behaviors.

  3. May 3, 2018Brenda Chiang's Research

    Understanding fear of guilt key in better treating OCD

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