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. Kenneth Kwan

Dr. Ken Kwan

PhD, CPsych
Executive Director
Chief Psychologist/Instructor

Dr. Kenneth Kwan, Ph.D., C.Psych. is the Founder and Executive Director/Chief Psychologist of Oshawa Psychological & Counselling Services, Woodbine Psychological & Counselling Services, and Oshawa Psychotherapy Training Institute. He is a registered psychologist in clinical and counselling psychology with over 30 years of clinical practice experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. He is also trained in couple, family and sex therapy.

Dr. Kwan has also provided extensive clinical training within the academic arena both as a lecturer and clinical supervisor. Dr. Kwan has been a sessional lecturer, an associate graduate faculty member and clinical supervisor with both the Counselling Psychology, and School and Clinical Child Psychology programs at OISE, University of Toronto, and adjunct professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). He was an adjunct professor with the Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto.

Dr. Kwan has taught assessment & intervention of suicidal behaviours incorporating evidence-based therapeutic intervention strategies, information from current literature in Suicidology; and relevant ethical considerations as part of a graduate level course as well as in-service training to various organizations and mental health professionals.