Dr. Ashley Hyatt, Therapist
Dr. Ashley Hyatt, C.Psych. (supervised practice) is currently in the process of becoming registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She completed her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Waterloo and her Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical and Counselling Psychology at the University of Toronto, OISE. Dr. Hyatt has worked with diverse clients in a variety of professional settings. She completed her pre-doctoral residency at the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH). Dr. Hyatt has experience working with individuals experiencing the following difficulties: trauma, depression, anxiety disorders, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Dr. Hyatt identifies the importance of collaboration and prioritizes working to empower clients. She creates a unique treatment plan tailored to each individual’s personal experiences and difficulties to help clients achieve their treatment goals. She provides consultation, assessment, and cognitive behavioural therapy to adolescents and adults and seeks to create a safe therapeutic environment for all by conveying warmth and prioritizing the therapeutic relationship.
In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Hyatt has extensive research experience in area of Indigenous mental and emerging adulthood. More specifically, her research examines the intersections of Indigenous traditional knowledges to improve mental health outcomes of Indigenous youth in employment contexts. She advocates for including cultural approaches to mental health treatments in order to promoting healing and mental wellness.