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Dr. Shari A. McKee

Shari McKeeShari A. McKee, PhD, C.Psych., Psychologist
Dr. Shari McKee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She is a Registered Psychologist working at Waypoint in the Research & Academics Division and the Georgianwood Program for Concurrent Disorders. She led the redevelopment and program evaluation project to transform Georgianwood from an addictions program to a three-month, best-practice concurrent disorders program. Dr. McKee divides her time between ongoing program evaluation projects on both regional and forensic programs, and front-line clinical duties and supervision. She provides training in cognitive behavioural therapy and behavioural skills training for concurrent disorders for Waypoint staff, as well as for clinicians throughout Ontario. Dr. McKee’s clinical interests include cognitive and behavioural treatments for concurrent disorders, dialectical behaviour therapy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and trauma-informed care. In 2016, Dr. McKee was awarded the Canadian Psychological Association’s Distinguished Practitioner Award for her influential work in integrated treatment for concurrent disorders. Dr. McKee has several publications, including most recently the co-authored Co-Occurring Substance Use, PTSD, and IPV Victimization: Implications for Female Offender Services in Trauma, Violence and Abuse. Dr. McKee received her PhD in clinical psychology from the Department of Psychology, York University. Dr. McKee was also a post-doctoral fellow at McMaster University. 

Research Interests

Integrated treatment for concurrent disorders, evidence-based treatments for mentally ill offenders, program evaluation, knowledge translation and implementation


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