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Dr. Shelley McMain

Addictions Section
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
33 Russell Street, Rm 313
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1
(416) 535-8501 ext. 6852

Dr. Shelley McMain is a Clinical Psychologist and Head of the Borderline Personality Clinic of the Addictions Section in the Clinical Research Department. She is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto as well as an Adjunct Professor with the Department of Psychology at York University.

Areas of Research
Dr. McMain is studying psychotherapy methods and outcomes for borderline personality disorder (BPD), concurrent BPD and substance use disorders (SIDs), and self harm and suicidal behaviour. Recent projects have examined the effectiveness of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for the treatment of concurrent BPD and SIDs. Current projects focus on examining the clinical and cost effectiveness of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for chronically suicidal individuals with BPD, the factors that predict post-treatment change, and the mechanisms of change in psychotherapy for BPD.

View Dr. McMain's publications on PubMed.

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