Dr. Edna Aryee obtained her Ph.D. with an Adjunct degree in Gender and Women’s Health from the University of Toronto; a CPA accredited doctoral program (Clinical and Counseling Psychology). She completed her CPA accredited pre-doctoral internship with Correctional Services of Canada and the Forensic Behavioural Services both in in Kingston, Ontario. Her employment history includes, working at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team, where she engaged in the implementation of
Her employment history includes, working at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team, where she engaged in the implementation of evidence-based forensic assessments, comprehensive psychological assessments and treatment modules. She also maintained a clinical/research consultant position with the Office of Transformative Global Health also at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Recently, she worked as a psychologist on a medium secure forensic unit at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences where she provided psychological services to patients with severe psychiatric and personality problems. She also enjoys working with new immigrants, couples and family. Edna also has extensive experience in DBT, CBT, EFT, MBCT, ACT, and particularly enjoy working with those who have emotional regulation and/or impulse control difficulties (i.e. BPD, PTSD, and Substance Abuse). Edna has published 3 peer-reviewed papers in academic journals and currently working on completing her licensure as an independent psychologist with the Ontario College of Psychologist. Dr. Aryee is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association.
Dr. Aryee’s current philanthropic and volunteering activities include serving as a Board of Director for the Immigrant Women in Business; volunteering for Corporate Women Jewels, a member of the Black Health Alliance and the African Caribbean HIV/AIDS Community of Ontario.