Shelley McMain, Ph.D., C. Psych is a researcher, clinician, and educator. As Head of the Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Clinic at CAMH and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at U of T, she has published on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, personality disorders, the treatment of people diagnosed with concurrent disorders and psychotherapy research. A frequent speaker on DBT, she offers consultation to hospitals on the co-ordination of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy services.
Shira Green MSW, RSW is a social worker in the Borderline Personality
Disorder (BPD) clinic at CAMH, and adjunct lecturer in the faculty of social work at the University of Toronto. She joined CAMH in 2002 after receiving her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan. In addition to her clinical work, Shira is involved in the development and facilitation of outreach, education and training programs for family members, consumers and health care providers, with a focus on DBT and BPD.
Lyndsey Davies, MSW, RSW received her Master of Social Work from Wilfred Laurier University in 1998. She has been working at CAMH since 1999 in the areas of both addictions and mental health and has provided numerous trainings and workshops in the areas of substance use and mental health issues. Lyndsey is currently a social worker in the BPD Clinic, offering DBT in both the comprehensive DBT program and 20 week skills group. She is also an adjunct lecturer in the faculty of social work at the University of Toronto.
Carmen Wiebe, MD, FRCPC is a staff psychiatrist in the Borderline Personality Disorder Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She offers individual therapy, group skills training and medication management within the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy programme. She coordinates University of Toronto psychiatry resident exposure to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She also teaches extensively across Ontario on BPD and DBT, and has received several teaching awards for DBT courses, including the CPA-COPCE Award for the Most Outstanding Continuing Education Activity in Psychiatry in Canada.
Cheri Faris, BMgt, MSW, RSW received her Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto. She works as a clinical social worker for the Early Intervention Team at the Canadian Mental Health Association, Toronto Branch. She has completed the CAMH Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Certificate Course and is also extensively trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Cheri is a guest lecturer for training and workshops in DBT, Mindfulness and the principles of Recovery. She is also involved in the facilitation of peer-led skills groups, advocacy, and stigma reduction, and was nominated for the 2012 CAMH Transforming Lives Award.