Meet Dr. Chris Parrish, Founder & Director

Psychologist Chris Parrish is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with adults, adolescents and couples looking for guidance and support while navigating life’s inevitable struggles.  Dr. Parrish has special interests in helping with: -Fear, anxiety and worry           -Marital counseling and relationship issues        -Life direction guidance for emerging adults                                                                                                    He views therapy as a means of helping clients build on their existing strengths while discovering new tools and resources that promote increased self-awareness, improved coping and enhanced quality of life. A specialist in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dr. Parrish also employs Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema-focused Therapy, and Mindfulness-based approaches when appropriate.  In a warm and collaborative style, he tailors therapy to each client’s individual needs and goals. Dr. Parrish received his Ph.D. in Psychology from Concordia University. His most recent clinical positions have been at the Oakville Centre for Cognitive Therapy and SHIFT Cognitive Therapy in Oakville, and he previously worked in the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre and the Mood Disorders Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. Dr. Parrish is a founding and accredited member of the Canadian Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, and is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the Ontario Psychological Association, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He can be reached at: