Dr. Katy Kamkar
Dr. Katy Kamkar, Ph.D., C. Psych., is a Clinical Psychologist at the Work, Stress and Health Program/Psychological Trauma Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. She is Director - Badge of Life Canada (BOLC).
She provides evidence-based psychological assessment and treatment for Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Trauma and PTSD, Occupational Stress Injuries and on psychological distress/stress/depression and anxiety in the workplace. Her clinical work focuses in particular on Injured Workers and First Responders (Police officers, Firefighters, EMS professionals, 911/EMS Dispatchers, Active Military and Veterans). She also provides education/workshops to Ministries and Organizations on Workplace Mental Health.
One of her greatest interests is to provide education to the public to promote mental health and well-being, reduce stigma attached to mental illness, and focus on prevention and early intervention. She has written numerous articles for various comprehensive public resources in particular on Trauma and PTSD and has provided numerous Public Relations / TV Media Work, including launching mental health series, being a former Health Blogger for CTV Health News and currently a Mental Health Blogger for CP24 and CAMH.