Dr. Tajinder Uppal Dhariwal, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Dr. Tajinder Uppal Dhariwal completed her Ph.D. in School and Clinical Child Psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, where she also earned her Master’s degree. She completed her predoctoral residency at McMaster Children’s Hospital of Hamilton Health Sciences, where she provided assessment and treatment to children, adolescents and families presenting with a range of emotional, relational and behavioural difficulties. Dr. Uppal Dhariwal has also received additional training in diverse contexts, including Toronto District School Board, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Mississauga Hospital of Trillium Health Partners, Oshawa Psychological and Counselling Services, OISE Counselling and Psychoeducational Clinic, and private practice settings.
Dr. Uppal Dhariwal is trained to provide evidence-based psychotherapeutic treatment using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Emotion Focused Family Therapy(EFFT).
At B&C Health, Dr. Uppal Dhariwal provides diagnostic assessment and treatment services to children and adolescents experiencing a variety of difficulties, including anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), trauma, depression,and parent-child conflict. She is also enthusiastic about providing parenting/caregiving support, focused on empowering parents/caregivers to better understand and support their child with emotional and behavioural challenges.