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Latest News and Events

Introduction to Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy

Psychodynamic/psychoanalytic therapies are scientifically validated approaches that tend to focus on the self and relational issues underlying symptoms and distress, as opposed to targeting symptoms directly. Psychoanalytic theories have historically provided rich ideas to understand the self and relational world of the client. Treatment focuses on cognition, emotion, experience, needs and the interpersonal dimensions of the client’s difficulties. Interpersonal relationships—both with the therapist and others–are explored to understand and change how clients experience themselves and relate to others in interpersonal relationships.

This 12-hour introductory workshop will provide both theory and applied considerations for practice to allow mental health professionals to integrate psychoanalytic/psychodynamic ideas into their clinical practice.

This is a four-part workshop with 12 hours of learning in 4 sessions over the month of July

Registration open until June 28

Diversity in Action: Mental Health for the Underserved


This year, our Annual Conference will focus on helping meet the mental health needs of those often underserved within our communities. With over 50 CECs worth of workshops to attend and sessions including on-demand learning materials and interactive live events, this year’s virtual conference has something for everyone.

New Edition of Psychologica Magazine Now Available!

We’re excited to release the latest edition of the OAMHP produced, Psychologica magazine to our members! This edition centres around the theme of Broader Perspectives in relation to mental health care. We’re excited to showcase articles on a variety of different topics, including: The Legalization of Cannabis and it’s Usage. Our Choice of Words and the Language…

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Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals and Think Research partner to deliver virtual mental health

Partnership will give thousands of mental healthcare providers access to Think Research’s virtual care platform as they respond to COVID-19 (Toronto, ON) April 21, 2020 – The Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP), a professional organization representing the spectrum of mental healthcare providers in Ontario, today announced a partnership with Think Research, a developer of virtual…

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