Dr. Natalie Vilhena-Churchill is a clinical and counselling psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She works with adults with a range of mental health concerns, including depression, generalized anxiety, OCD, posttraumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. Dr. Vilhena-Churchill provides treatment primarily through a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) lens. Her approach is empathic and collaborative, and she works to individualize treatment to each of her clients’ unique needs.
Dr. Vilhena-Churchill completed her doctoral degree at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. She completed her residency training at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, and postdoctoral training at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She has experience working in a range of settings, with a variety of populations including those with severe mental health concerns in hospital inpatient and outpatient units, university students, injured workers, veterans, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and RCMP members. Dr. Vilhena-Churchill has also taught graduate courses, provided workshops, supervision, and consultation to other mental health professionals.