OPTI in 2024

Thanks for your interest in the Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute.  2024 is going to be an exciting year!  We’ll have an update coming mid-year about our training offerings and programs. We’ve also left our site active with our recent training offerings so you can peruse past programs and find out more information.  Enjoy! Looking forward to training together soon!  Yours in mental health, Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute.

Our Training Presenters

Dr. Karen Roberts Ph.D., C.Psych.

Dr. Christine Sloss

PhD, CPsych

Dr. Sloss is a clinical psychologist with more than 20 years of experience working in the mental health field with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. She completed her doctoral training at DePaul University in Chicago, in the Child, Youth and Family stream. She completed her internship in the Child, Youth and Family Program, and the BPD Clinic at CAMH, where she learned DBT. She continued on at CAMH within various Addiction programs, including the Family Addiction Service and the Eating Disorder and Addiction Clinic, before leaving to open and develop a clinic whose specialization is in providing DBT. Dr. Sloss founded Broadview Psychology, and has been the director there, for the past 8 years, and as such has been training and supervising many clinicians in the practice of DBT. Broadview Psychology is a large practice that offers DBT programs for different age groups, including preadolescents, young adolescents, adolescents, and young adults, and their families. Dr. Sloss has recently provided DBT training and consultation through Broadview to a range of community agencies, including Trillium Health Services, North York General Hospital, CMHA, and Skylark Children, Youth and Families.