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. Krystle Martin

PhD, CPsych

Dr. Krystle Martin is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Her focus in private practice is divided between clients who struggle with emotion dysregulation (mainly those diagnosed with borderline personality disorder) and individuals who have experienced a workplace trauma (mostly first responders). She regularly provides training and supervision for clinicians in the delivery of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Dr. Martin consults for the Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) about employee mental health. In addition to providing critical incident stress support, she regularly teaches in their police training centre about mental wellness, resilience, trauma, and de-escalation. She also works at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences as a Research Scientist and is a graduate faculty member of Ontario Tech University and York University where she currently supervises graduate students.