Dr. Troister earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Queen’s University, where she also completed her Master’s degree. Her predoctoral internship was in The Clinical Health Psychology Department at The University of Manitoba, where she provided comprehensive psychological assessments and treatment to adults with mood, anxiety, and health-related difficulties. Her training also provided experience conducting comprehensive psychoeducational assessments to children, adolescents, and adults experiencing problems with learning and attention.
Dr. Troister’s primary theoretical orientation is cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT). At B & C Health, she provides assessment and treatment for a variety of presenting problems including mood and anxiety disorders (e.g. social phobia, specific phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder). She also provides psychoeducational assessment to children and adolescents.
Dr. Troister’s distinctions include: (1) 2007-2008 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), (2) 2008-2009 Master’s Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and (3) 2009-2012 Doctoral Research Award from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.