Dr. Burgess is a clinical psychologist in supervised practice, registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Dr. Burgess completed her PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed her pre-doctoral residency at the Nova Scotia Health Authority in the Borderline Personality Disorder Program and Eating Disorder Intensive Outpatient Program. Dr. Burgess has extensive experience in providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy and other evidence-based therapies such as Radically-Open DBT, CBT, and Emotion-Focused Therapy.
Dr. Burgess provides evidence-based therapy in a style that is non-judgmental, compassionate, and client-centered. Her professional experience and interest is in providing treatment for individuals with borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, self-harm and suicidal behavior, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and trauma. She is experienced providing treatment for individuals from the LGBTQ* community and works to ensure culturally sensitive treatment for all clients. Dr. Burgess’ clinical research has been presented at international conferences, published in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has been recognized with several awards for early career investigators.