Dr. Patricia McGarry-Roberts, Ph.D.,C.Psych.

Dr. Patricia McGarry-Roberts is originally from Sault Ste. Marie and has been practicing as a Psychologist for over 25 years.  

She obtained her doctoral training from the University of Ottawa and clinical training originally at Brockville Psychiatric Hospital and in forensic assessment and treatment in the Ministry of Public Safety and Correctional Services in Sault Ste. Marie.  

She has been involved in ongoing training over the years in the competencies of adult psychological assessment and treatment in clinical, counseling and forensic psychology. 

She stays involved in opportunities for performance and sports related activities. In September 2017 she will participate on the Mental Health branch of the Medical Team for the world renowned Invictus Games in Toronto with Military Personnel Athletes from the world over. She was also involved in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games as a Psychologist on the Host Medical Team, the first time the games have included a Mental Health Team in Pan Am Games history.  She has also been involved in supporting local golf enthusiasts and was a member of one of the Toronto Marathon's psychologist support team, the well known Psyching Team which also has it's history linked  to the New York Marathon.    

Dr. McGarry Roberts has taught a number of psychology courses at the University level and has given a variety of workshops and lectures in the community.  

She makes her home in Sault Ste. Marie, is mother to three great young adults, supporter of yet another and loves sharing life with her partner in the great outdoors.   

She is enjoying full time private practice in the community, developing a network of health care professionals to help provide patients and clients with the best mental health care and endlessly advocating for access to psychological services, especially in the north. She provides services to adults who are Canadian Veterans, WSIB, RCMP and other law enforcement, first responders, professionals, private citizens, some motor vehicle patients, patients referred by physicians and other referral sources.   

Dr. McGarry Roberts is also part of the Algoma University health care team providing psychological services to AU students: https://www.algomau.ca/student-life/health-services.

Dr. McGarry Roberts is established a BIOFEEDBACK Center in her practice, which offers several forms of biofeedback shown to be effective treatments for several mental health issues. These treatments are now available to suitable patients. She also has training in several other techniques including EMDR, mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and  Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.  

 She is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association and enjoyed involvement for 5 years in provincial psychology as the Director of Professional Practice & Competencies for the Ontario Psychological Association  and as a member of the Public Education Committee.