Christopher Conley
Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences

Christopher Conley is a social worker and is certified through the DBT Linehan Board of Certification as a Certified Clinician™.

He has many years of experience working in a wide range of services including child welfare, emergency psychiatry, outpatient mental health, juvenile justice, and in implementing evidence-based treatments in community services. He has been providing comprehensive DBT treatment since 2005 with adolescents and adults as well as consulting to a number of DBT services in Canada and the United States.

He is experienced in a number of behavioral and cognitive behavioral treatments including Prolonged Exposure (PE) for PTSD, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD, and CBT treatments for mood and anxiety disorders. He is an approved PE consultant/supervisor, and PE trainer with Dr. Edna Foa at the University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxiety.

In addition to dissemination efforts of DBT and exposure-based CBT he is active in community training of novel providers in process-based CBT through the use of computer assisted therapy techniques. Recent projects have focused on caregiver support and instruction with suicidal and self-harming adolescents.
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  • Boylan, Khrista  Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences