Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science - Carolina McBride

Carolina McBride, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Assistant Professor

Dr. Carolina McBride is the founder and Director of the Cognitive and Interpersonal Therapy Centre, which has been in operation since 2003. She completed her PhD in 1999 from the University of Ottawa, and received most of her clinical training at the Toronto General Hospital and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She worked at CAMH from 2000 until 2014 in Interpersonal Therapy Clinic and was the Director of the Internship Program in Clinical Psychology from 2006 to 2009. Dr. McBride is active in teaching and has been an assistant professor at the University of Toronto as well as an adjunct professor at Ryerson University, the University of Waterloo, and Wilfrid Laurier University. She is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. McBride has several peer-reviewed papers in academic journals, and has been involved in various government funded research grants examining personality, attachment and depression. Dr. McBride is a certified clinician in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. She mainly uses CBT and IPT in her clinical work, but also incorporates other modalities such as the heart-math stress reduction program and mindfulness-based techniques. She has treated individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress-related conditions, chronic health problems, and interpersonal issues. Dr. McBride is a licensed member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO), and a member of the Ontario Psychological Association (OPA) and Association for Behaviour and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). She is a certified diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapists as well as a member of the International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapists.

Dr. McBride does not provide research supervision to graduate students; clinical supervision only.