Dr. Felicia Otchet

London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Hospital

Behavioural Medicine Service
800 Commissioners Road East, Room E1-615
London, ON  N6A 5W9
Telephone: (519) 630-1863
Email: fotchet@hotmail.com

Clinical interests: I work primarily with adults presenting with a range of chronic and, less often, acute or palliative medical conditions. My theoretical approach is a rehabilitation and systems-oriented, biopsychosocial model, focused on improving quality of life via a variety of clinical approaches including but not limited to CBT, DBT, trauma focused, early attachment and learning, and/or narrative approaches.

Topics for workshops, seminars: Group therapies for adult chronic medical patients; Working with people across the gender spectrum; Community consultation and/or how to start a community-based mental health clinic

Type of clinical practica: Advanced Intervention; Advanced Assessment; More advanced practica

Types of clients: Adult

Modality: Individual; Group

Theoretical orientation: Cognitive behaviour; Behavioural; Narrative; Humanistic

Types of client problems: PTSD, Adjustment Disorder; Anxiety Disorders; Depressive Disorders; Personality Disorder; Somatic Symptoms & Related Disorders

Type of supervision you can provide: Student describes case; Co-therapy/Co-interview

Recent students: K. Dossett (2015); D. Ladowski; A. Newton; B. Grant (2015); E. Shumlich (2015); K. Zhang (2015)

Current students: S. Chen (2019)

Clinical contact: Available

Research interests: In the past, research was supported at LHSC and my primary focus of research was in the area of women's health. More recently, the focus is on direct clinical service. Given that, much of my research at LHSC is of the program development and evaluation type.

Available to supervise: Yes

Constraints: Available to supervise one advanced student from September 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 (preferred day is Friday; student may be supervised by resident during latter months of practicum).

Last updated: May 21, 2019