Dr. Kristin Buhr, Contributor

Dr. Kristin Buhr is a Registered Psychologist and Director at the North Shore Stress and Anxiety Clinic.  She specializes in the assessment and treatment of stress, anxiety, and mood difficulties in adolescents and adults. Dr. Buhr received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University, Montreal. She completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship with the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority with a focus on the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders.  She is certified in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) by the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT-ACTCC).

Dr. Buhr also works as a Consultant for Anxiety Canada.  She provides educational lectures and workshops on self-help strategies for managing anxiety.  She has also developed website content aimed at helping adults, parents, and youth cope with anxiety problems.  In addition, she has been involved in the production of an educational DVD series (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A parent’s guide to helping your anxious child; Effectively Managing Panic Disorder; and Separation Anxiety Disorder: A Parent’s guide to helping your child).  Dr. Buhr was a lead contributor to developing Mindshift, a mobile app aimed at helping youth and young adults manage anxiety and challenging situations.