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About Joan Barr

About Joan Barr

Summary of her Training:

MD Medical Doctor U Toronto, 1978
MEd, Masters in Education, Higher Education, Health Professionals Stream U Toronto, 2006
MCFP Member, College of Family Practice since 1980
MGPP Mentor Member, GP Psychotherapy Association 2001 – 2016
Psychotherapy Training Program, Gestalt Institute of Toronto 1979 – 81
Reality Therapy Training, Educator Training Center. with Dr. Wm. Glasser 1969 – 70
Training Intensive, Basic concepts in Hypnotherapy, with Dr. Milton Erickson 1979
Family Mediation Level One, School of Continuing Studies U Toronto, 1990
Program in Expressive Writing, with Professor Guy Allen U Toronto, 2005
Study Program:  Psychotherapy for Trauma and Dissociation,(International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation) London, ON, 2006

Teaching Experience and Curriculum Development:

Ontario High School Teaching Certificate 1968
Chair, Education Committee, GP Psychotherapy Association (GPPA) 1996 – 2003
Chair, Curriculum Development Cmtee for GPPA program, Basic Skills Core Curriculum (an experiential weekend seminar series for physicians doing psychotherapy) 2000 – 2001
Director, GPPA program: Basic Skills Core Curriculum Program 2001 – 2003 2008 – 2009
Co-leader of module 6, Basic Skills Core Curriculum Program 2002 – 2009
Mentor, Collaborative Mental Health Program, Ontario College of Family Physicians 2001 – 2002
Tutor, Undergraduate Medical Education University of Toronto 2012
Mentor, Physician Assistant Training Program, University of Toronto 2010 – 2012