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Barna Konkoly-Thege

Barna Konkoly ThegeBarna Konkoly-Thege, PhD, C.Psych., Research Psychologist 
Dr. Konkoly-Thege joined Waypoint as a Scientist-Practitioner in 2015 and is an Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He has been in part-time private practice as a Clinical Psychologist since 2008. From 2012-2015, he held a post-doctoral fellowship in the Psychology Department (Addictive Behaviours Lab) at the University of Calgary. Dr. Konkoly-Thege was an Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology at the Institute of Behavioural Sciences, Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary, from 2009-2012. He has conducted research on the epidemiology, etiology, and assessment of behavioural and substance addictions, as well as the assessment of and interventions for stress and work-related mental health issues. He is interested in the psychological aspects of somatic illnesses (e.g., cardiovascular disease, cancer, and reproductive health), and also the physical aspects of mental disorders (e.g., role of nutrition in and micronutrient treatment of mental disorders, metabolic syndrome in individuals with mental disorders). Dr. Konkoly-Thege has expertise in the theoretical background and effectiveness of non-mainstream psychotherapeutic methods with an interest in the interrelationships between spirituality, mental and physical health. Dr. Konkoly-Thege took his doctorate in Clinical and Health Psychology from Semmelweis University, and earned a BA and MA in Psychology from Eötvös Loránd University. He also has a Master’s degree in Religious Studies from Pázmány Péter Catholic University.

Research Interests

Addictions, psychometrics, stress and work-related mental health issues, somatic illnesses and physical aspects of mental disorders, non-mainstream psychotherapeutic methods, interrelationships between spirituality, mental and physical health



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Student / Volunteer Opportunities

Dr. Konkoly-Thege would be pleased to accept new students and volunteers to work with him on his research projects, and can co-supervise thesis work for graduate students.