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Dr. Barna Konkoly-Thege

Dr. Barna Konkoly-ThegeDr. Barna Konkoly-Thege, PhD, CPsych
Research Psychologist

Dr. Konkoly-Thege took his doctorate in Clinical and Health Psychology from Semmelweis University. During his doctoral training, he was a visiting fellow at the Department of Sociology of Health, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Viktor Frankl Institute. Dr. Konkoly-Thege earned a BA and MA in Psychology from Eötvös Loránd University and he also has a Master’s degree in Religious Studies from Pázmány Péter Catholic University.

Dr. Konkoly-Thege joined Waypoint as a Scientist-Practitioner in 2015 and has been an Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto since 2017. Previously, he held a post-doctoral fellowship in the Psychology Department (Addictive Behaviours Lab) at the University of Calgary (2012-2015) and was an Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology at the Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University (2009-2012), Dr. Konkoly-Thege has been in part-time private practice as a clinical psychologist since 2008. Among others, his clinical interests include cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis and the psychodynamic and system-oriented treatment of mental disorders.

addictions, psychometrics, psychotherapy effectiveness, psychological aspects of somatic disorders, somatic aspects of mental disorders.

Research Interests

Epidemiology, etiology, and assessment of behavioural and substance addictions; interventions for stress and work-related mental health issues; psychological aspects of somatic illnesses (e.g., cardiovascular disease, cancer, and reproductive health); physical aspects of mental disorders (e.g., role of nutrition in and micronutrient treatment of mental disorders, metabolic syndrome in individuals with mental disorders); interrelationships between spirituality, mental, and physical health; effectiveness of non-mainstream psychotherapeutic methods.



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