jamie farquhar

Dr. Jamie C. Farquhar, R.Psych.



jamie.farquhar@coastalpsych.ca | 902.440.9228


Clinical Expertise

Dr. Farquhar works with adults experiencing: eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, binge eating disorder, food avoidances and difficulties); body image issues (body dysmorphic disorder, poor body image); anxiety disorders (panic disorder, agoraphobia, phobias, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder); obsessive-compulsive disorderposttraumatic stress disorder; and depression, as well as other psychological conditions and concerns (e.g. impulsivity, emotional difficulties, perfectionism).


Dr. Farquhar is a certified therapist by The Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies. He provides workshops, clinical supervision, and professional consultation in his areas of expertise. 

Education, Clinical Training & Experience

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology, Concordia University (Montreal, QC)

  • Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Psychology, Concordia University (Montreal, QC)

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) with Distinction, First Class Honours in Psychology, Mount Allison University (Sackville, NB) 

  • Residency completed at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Toronto, ON)

  • Clinical training completed at the McGill Comprehensive Health Improvement Program (Montreal, QC), and the Eating Disorder Program of the Douglas Mental Health Institute (Montreal, QC)

  • Psychologist with the Eating Disorder Program of the Toronto General Hospital, 2012-2016


Current Activities & Memberships

  • Registered Psychologist (#R0888), Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology 

  • Clinical Associate, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University

  • Representative, Eating Disorder Treatment Network of Nova Scotia

  • Mentor, Mount Allison University Alumni Mentorship Program

  • Certified Member, Canadian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies 

  • Member, Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia


Selected Publications

  • Colton, P. A., Olmsted, M. P., Daneman, D., Farquhar, J. C., Wong, H., Muskat, S., & Rodin, G. M. (2015). Eating disorders in girls and women with type 1 diabetes: A longitudinal study of prevalence, onset, remission and recurrence. Diabetes Care, 38, 1212-7. doi: 10.2337/dc14-2646.

  • Dimitropoulos, G., Farquhar, J. C., Freeman, V., Colton, P., & Olmsted, M. (2015). Pilot study comparing multi-family therapy to single family therapy for adults with anorexia nervosa in an intensive eating disorder program. European Eating Disorders Review, 23, 294-303. doi: 10.1002/erv.2359.

  • Farquhar, J. C. & Wasylkiw, L. (2007). Media images of men: Trends and consequences of body conceptualization.  Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 8, 145-160. doi: 10.1037/1524-9220.8.3.145.

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