Michael W. Best, Ph.D, C.Psych, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science at the University of Toronto Scarborough. His research examines cognitive behavioural therapy and cognitive remediation therapy for individuals experiencing psychotic disorders. This research program employs a multi-method approach, incorporating EEG, psychological, and behavioural assessments to examine the effectiveness of these interventions. Additionally, physiological and psychological mechanisms of change from therapy are examined in order to determine appropriate treatment targets and refine the efficiency and efficacy of these interventions.
schizophrenia, psychotic disorders, cognitive remediation, cognitive behavioural therapy, EEG, functioning