Dr. Jamie C. Farquhar, R.Psych.

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

DIRECTOR of COASTAL PSYCHOLOGY

jamie.farquhar@coastalpsych.ca | 902.440.9228

Dr. Farquhar's waitlist is currently closed (updated Aug 2020)

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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 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

  • 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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