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Neil Rector

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Dr. Rector is Psychologist, Head of the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is a Canadian Institute of Health Research funded clinical researcher with a program of research focused on developing evidence-based cognitive therapy interventions for hard-to-reach clinical populations. He has published widely on the topics of cognitive therapy for psychiatric disorders, treatment mechanisms in cognitive therapy, and cognitive vulnerability. Dr. Rector is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, is on the editorial board of the "Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly", and has an active clinical practice in cognitive therapy. He is involved in the clinical training of community physicians, psychiatry residents, clinical psychology interns and other health professions in the delivery of cognitive therapy and currently serves as the Director-of-Training of the Clinical Psychology Practicum Program at CAMH.