CMHRT COVID-19 update

Currently, we are providing therapy via videoconferencing for children, youth, parents and adults. We are now at capacity for the provision of psychoeducational assessments for adults and children/youth for this academic year. We have closed our wait list for psychoeducational assessments and hope to re-open the wait list for new referrals in May 2021. Currently, we have wait lists for all of our other services.

To receive more information, to ask questions, or to begin the process to be added to our wait lists, please click here: Let’s Get Started!

Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment

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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. Feb. 5, 2021Mental Health 101 Workshop

    CMHRT Community Education Outreach - Mental Health 101 Workshop

    Sydney Waring, Aleece Katan, and Serena Daljeet presented an excellent and engaging workshop on Mental Health 101 to graduate students in the Tri-University History Program on Feb 5, 2021. Held via Zoom, the workshop included three components. First, Sarena reviewed current research on the impact of the pandemic on mental health, particularly for graduate students. Next, Aleece shared helpful signs and symptoms of mental wellness, stress and heightened reactivity, and mental health disorde

  2. Feb. 2, 2021Journal of Refugee Studies

    One of our UW Clinical Psycology faculty, Dr. Dillon Browne, along with one of his graduate students, Jackson Smith, and Jean de Dieu Basabose from the Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre, have published an article in the Journal of Refugee Studies. The article is called Refugee Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis: A Resilience Framework for Mental Health. 

  3. Jan. 7, 2021Strong Majority of Canadians Want Improved Access to Psychologists

    The Canadian Psychological Association and the Council of Professional Associations of Psychologists have released an article about a strong majority of Canadians wanting improved access to psychologists. Read the article here:

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