Christina Crowe

Post-graduate training

All regulated health care professionals are required to complete continued education after their graduate degrees. I’m happy to share the area’s I continue to complete further training in. ​Please let me know if you have any questions. 

Professional development

Conference Presentations

  • Speaker, “Marketing for Clinical Supervisors.”  Supervision: The Evolution of Practice, Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP), Toronto, May 12, 2023. 
  • “Collaborative Practice between Physicians and ADHD Psychotherapists: A Community Provider Experience”, CADDRA Annual Conference, St Johns, Nfld, October 2, 2022.
  • “#ADHDTikTok – The Influence and Effects of Tiktok on Social Perception and Understanding of ADHD”, CADDRA Annual Conference, October 1, 2021. 
  • “ADHD for Therapists in the Community: Assessment, System Navigation & ADHD-Adapted Psychotherapy (everything you didn’t learn in grad school)”, OAMHP Annual Conference, September 24, 2021.
  • “Stepfamilies: Mastering effective communication” Building Better Relationships Conference, Bolton, ON. May 4, 2019.

Speaker & chair events

  • Speaker, “Leading change in medicine: healing the healers, with psychological safety”. Grand River Regional Hospital Cancer Centre Grand Oncology Rounds, July 20, 2023. 
  • Speaker, full day training conference, “Best Practices in the Treatment of ADHD, for the Community Psychotherapist”.  Refreshed Wellness Counselling & Psychotherapy, June 15, 2023. 
  • Speaker, “Marketing for Clinical Supervisors.”  Supervision: The Evolution of Practice, Ontario Association of Mental Health Professionals (OAMHP), Toronto, May 12, 2023. 
  • Keynote Speaker, “Conscious Leadership: Psychological Safety & Physician Leadership ” JuMP in Medical Oncology Program. Montreal, QC, May 9- 10, 2023. 
  • Speaker, “ADHD in Girls & Woman: A primer on reclaiming your life”. Psychotherapy in the City. November 30, 2022. 
  • Speaker, “Conscious Leadership: Listening, Healing & Learning” JuMP in Medical Oncology Program. Toronto, October 19, 2022. 
  • Speaker, “ADHD For Psychotherapists: System navigation and treatment planning”. The Growth & Wellness Therapy Centre, September 22, 2022.
  • Speaker, “Building the Village: Mental Health Considerations in Rare Disease.” Rare Disease Day Conference: Rare Inspiration. Alberta Rare Disease Network. February 27, 2022.
  • Speaker, “Emotional PPE: Building Personal Protective Resilience for Healthcare Workers.” The Canadian Healthcare Housekeepers’ Association. September 29, 2021. 
  • Speaker, “ADHD for community psychotherapists: everything we didn’t learn in grad school.” Balanced Mind and Wellness, July 20, 2021. 
  • Co-Speaker, “ADHD Coaching: what is it and who can do it?” Sponsored by Takeda Canada, May 26, 2021.
  • Speaker, “Emotional PPE: Building Personal Protective Emotional resilience for health care workers”. MIP Frontline, February 2021.
  • Speaker, “Parenting Toddlers and Parenting Teens: Pandemic Considerations”. 2 Talks. Roche Canada, May 2020.
  • Speaker & Chair, “Building Better Relationships” Conference, May 4, 2019, Caledon, ON. Dig A Little Deeper, Psychotherapy & Counselling.  
  • Panel Member, Integrative Oncology. Topic: Mental Health care in Oncology. Enliven Muskoka, September 2018.
  • Speaker, Mindfulness 101 for Teams, Alexion Pharma Canada, Vaughan, ON, April 2018.
  • ​​​Chair, “The Psychosocial Trauma of Illness: Impact on Patients, Families and Clinicians” by Gavril Hercz, MD (Nephrologist Humber River Hospital), at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, RRRP/BMC Research Rounds, Oct 3, 2017.
  • Speaker, Anxiety in School-Aged Children, Caledon East Public School, Caledon, ON. May 2017.

Training, courses & certifications

  • Record Keeping and Documentation for Mental Health Professionals, OAMHP, June 2023. 5 CECs
  • Counselling Trans Clients. DALD Lunch & Learn Series, June 2023. 
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy Certification, The Institute of Interpersonal Psychotherapy. March 2023. 12 CECs. 
  • Equuscience Focus Course: The Neurobiology of Learning with Dr. Steve Peters and Sarah Schlote, December 2022. 
  • Horsemanship Certification (Leadership Level One), 2022-2023, Stable Relations, Palgrave, ON. 
  • Anti-racism, Anti-oppression, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ARAO-DEI), Consultation and Training Series. The Regional Diversity Roundtable (RDR). July – October 2022. 
  • Introduction to Trauma Exposed Professionals. Wounded Warriors Canada.  June 2022. 5 Hours. 
  • Ethics 3: Specialized documentation & consent. Dawn Psychological Services: Supervision, Training & Therapy.  May 2022. 8 Hours
  • Secret Sexual Lives and Betrayal Trauma. Academy of Therapy Wisdom. Gary Katz, LCSW, CSAT, CPTT, and Jennifer Acker, LCSW, CSAT-T, CPTT-T. April 2022.
  • What Adults with ADHD and their Loved Ones Need from Treatment — But Aren’t Getting”, with Ms. Gina Pera and Dr. Joan Flood. CADDRA Fireside Chat. March 2022. 
  • Managing Complex ADHD Comorbidities. Dr. Serge Lessard. March 2022.
  • ​An Introduction to Sand Tray Therapy, Tracy Frazer, RP,  Dig a Little Deeper, Psychotherapy & Counselling, September 2021. 
  • EMDR Therapy: Basic Training with Dr. Amanda Bell, RSW. April – June 2021. 
  • COVID, Drugs, Youth, an Explosive Mixture! with Dr. Samuel Cheng, CADDRA Fireside Chat, March 15, 2021. 
  • CADDRA Introduction to ADHD for Healthcare Professionals, 5.5 CE credits, CADDRA. March 2021.  Module 1: ADHD Diagnosis: Why, when and how? Module 2: Non-pharmacological Interventions: Psychoeducation, Lifestyle, Psychosocial Interventions (Education, Work), Nutrition and Lifestyle, Optimizing the Environment. Module 3: Pharmacological Interventions: Neurobiology, Psychostimulants, Non-Psychostimulants, Prescribing, Precautions and side effects. Module 4: ADHD and Comorbidities – Interaction and Prioritization of Treatment: ADHD and MDD, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Use Disorder, Disordered Eating, Autism. 
  • Healing the Fragmented Self After Trauma with Dr. Janina Fisher, Academy of Therapy Wisdom, February 2021.
  • ADHD: Controversy, Key Research Findings, Rising Prevalence, and Promise. Brain and Behaviour Research Foundation, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw PhD. The University of California, San Francisco, January 12-19, 2021. 
  • The Relational Brain: The neurobiology of Relational Life Therapy & how it works to rewire your brain. Terry Real & Juliane Taylor Shore, LPC, LMFT, SEP. (5CECs). October – November 2020. 
  • ADHD in Adults – Part I: Nature, Diagnosis, and Assessment, with Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., May 2020.
  • ADHD in Adults – Part II: Managing Adult ADHD, with Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., May 2020. 
  • ADHD in Early Childhood: Two Parts Series, CADDAC, April 2020. 
  • Emotions and ADHD: What Clinicians Need to Know for Accurate Diagnosis, Dr. William Dodson, January 2020. 
  • CBT and DBT for ADHD: How Talk Therapies Reduce Symptoms and Boost Confidence, John Mitchell, PhD., Dec 2019.
  • How to Optimize ADHD medication to Achieve Better Symptom Management, Dr. William Dodson, November 2019. ​
  • ADHD: 7 No-Fail Strategies for Getting Homework Done on Time and Without Drama. Amy Dolin, M.Ed. ADHD Expert Webinar Series. Sept 2019. 
  • The Best Kind of Discipline: How Behavioral Parent Training Can Transform Your Home Life, Carla Counts Allan, Ph.D. ADHD Expert Webinars. Sept 2019. 
  • Teaching Executive Functions to Children with ADHD: A Course for Teachers (and Parents). Karen Huberty, M.Ed., and Maureen Bechard, M.S. ADHD Expert Webinar Series. Sept 2019. 
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor Training (45 Hour Program); University of North Carolina, Greensboro. July 2019. 
  • Build Life-Long Executive Function Skills in Your Child with ADHD, Sharon Saline, Psy.D, ADHD Expert Webinars. Aug 2019. 
  • CBT for PTSD, Allen Miller, Beck Institute, OAMHP Conference, September 2019. 
  • The Social Lives of Boys with ADHD Why Traditional Therapy and Social Skills Groups Rarely Work. Ryan Wexelblatt, LCSW, ADHD Expert Webinar Series. May 2019. 
  • Rising Strong™ Workshop, Facilitator: Mindy Bilotta – Port Carling, 2018
  • IPT-Level A training, Institute for Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Toronto. Sept 2018.  
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Intensive Training Course/PESI, September 2017.
  • Emotionally Focused Family Therapy for Stepfamilies, International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT), June 2017.
  • Endocrine Therapy and Mental Health Issues: A Multidisciplinary Perspective, Stronach Regional Cancer Centre, April 2017. 
  • Working with Children – Part 1& 2, CCPA, January 2017.
  • When the Brain feels Broken – Affective Disorders and Treatment, CCPA, January 2017.
  • What Every Counsellor and Psychotherapist in Ontario Needs to Know About Family Law, CCPA, January 2017.
  • Supporting People with ASD (Diagnosed or not) in Psychotherapy, CCPA, January 2017. 
  • Certificate Course in Emotionally Focused Therapy with Sue Johnson: Attachment-based interventions for couples in crisis. PESI, Inc. 12 CECs. May 2016.
  • Using “Love Sense” and Science to shape Megawatt Couple Interactions w/Dr. Sue Johnson, Leading Edge, April 2016.
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) – 16 hours, Living Works, September 2012.
  • Master’s Practicum: UTM Health & Counselling Centre, September 2014 – April 2015 & Catholic Family Services Dufferin/Peel April 2015 – August 2015. 
  • Certified Coach Practitioner, Toronto on June 28-29, 2014. Canadian Coaches Federation. 

Conference attendance

Supervision: The Evolution of Practice. OAMHP, Toronto, May 12, 2023:
  • Identifying, establishing, and fostering connection, creativity, and curiosity within the Supervisory Relationship: A framework for the supervisee.
​​ CADDRA Annual Conference, October 2022:
  • Hot Topics in ADHD: Emotions, Substances, and Sleep
  • An Intimate Relationship with ADHD: Conflict and Sexuality in Relationships and the Experience of Trauma, 
  • Assessing Sleep in ADHD
  • ADHD and SUD, a Patient’s Journey
  • Let’s Have a Heart to heart – Treating ADHD when Cardiac Risk Factors Come Up: How to Screen and when to Proceed
  • Advances on Non-Pharmacological Treatments for ADHD
CADDRA Annual Conference, October 2021:
  • Operationalizing Deficient Emotional Self-Regulation in Adults Keynote Presentation by Joseph Biederman M.D.
  • ADHD and Sleep Across the Lifespan. Penny Corkum, Ph.D. and Atul Khullar, M.D.
  • Controversies and Conundrums in Diagnosing Late Onset and Atypical ADHD. Stephen V. Faraone, Ph.D.
  • ADHD Across the Lifecycle: A Personal Journey to Discovery. Joseph Biederman, M.D.
  • ​Females, Hormones, Medications and ADHD through the Lifecycle. Sara Binder, MD, Geraldine Farrelly, MD and Anick Berard, Ph.D.
  • ADHD & PTSD. Joseph Biederman M.D.
  • Mood Dysregulation in Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder and ADHD: A mess in need of sorting. Lawrence Martin, M.D.
MHS ADHD Virtual Summit Conference, February 2021:
  • Sleep and ADHD: A 24 Hour Disorder. 
  • The Complex Relationship of ASD and ADHD: Guidelines for Assessment. 
  • Comorbid Complex ADHD: Challenges to Diagnosis and Treatment. 
  • The Serious Problem of Non-Adherence to Treatment in ADHD and an Approach to Mitigate It.
  • Improving Lifespan Assessment of ADHD: Introducing the Conners 4 and CAARS 2.
CADDRA Annual Conference, October 2020:
  • Overlap between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorders: New Perspectives​. Prof Jan Buitelaar  (Radboud University Nijmegen). 
  • Lights, camera, action! Leveraging Telehealth for Successful ADHD Outcomes. Dr. Doron Almagor and Brenda Miles, PhD. (The Possibilities Clinic, Toronto), & Dr. Joan Flood (Shoniker Clinic, McGill/Montreal). 
  • Cannabis Use and Misuse in ADHD Populations: Prognosis and Treatment Implications. Dr Epstein, Dr. Katzman (START clinic, Toronto). 
  • Women Living with ADHD. Dr Sara Binder (Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary AB). 
  • How do Drugs for ADHD Work? Dr. Jeffrey Newcorn (Icahn School of Medicine At Mount Sinai, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics / Director, Division of ADHD and Learning Disorders). 
  • Advantages and Limitations of Telehealth in Child Psychiatry in Different Populations and Settings. Dr. Lily Hechtman (McGill University, Montreal Children’s Hospital Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Director of Research, Division of Child Psychiatry), Dr. Brian Greenfield (McGill University, Montreal, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Division of Child Psychiatry), Dr. Evangelia Lila Amirali (Université de Montréal and McGill University, Chief of Psychiatry, CHU Sainte-Justine, Associate Professor UdeM). 
  • Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and ADHD; the Importance of Differential Diagnosis in an Age of Trending Disorders.  Dr. Joseph Sadek (Dalhousie University, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry), Noelle Lynn, M.S.W. (ADHD Center of West Michigan). 
  • ADHD: In the University Student Population – Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment.  Dr. Alana Holt, M.D. (University of Saskatchewan). 

Podcast interviews