Dr. Kristin Thornback obtained her Masters and PhD. from York University. At Family Psychology Centre, she provides clinical supervision for student and early-career clinicians. Dr. Thornback is in full-time private practice and provides assessment, treatment, and consultation for children, teens, parents, and families experiencing difficulties, such as anxiety, aggression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, behaviour problems, depression, eating disorders, emotion regulation difficulties, learning disabilities, obsessive compulsive disorder, trauma, and social/relationship difficulties. She also offers comprehensive psychoeducational assessment services for children and teens struggling with learning, attentional, and developmental challenges.
She has extensive experience in a range of evidence-based treatment approaches and flexibly integrates these approaches to meet the specific needs of her clients. These include but are not limited to Emotion Focused Skills Training (EFST), Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT- informed), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).