Faye Doell

Faye Doell, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist and the Clinical Lead of the CBT for Psychosis Service in the Complex Care & Recovery Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Canada’s largest mental health and addition-focused hospital. In this role, she has been responsible for developing and evaluating group and individual programming in CBTp, including provision of ongoing service to outpatients, inpatients, and day-hospital clients, as well as those in both first episode and chronic care populations. Her work at CAMH has also involved the establishment of a comprehensive training program in CBTp, that provides varied opportunities for training and supervision of psychology interns and practicum students, physicians, and allied mental health staff. Outside of her leadership role in the CBTp Service at CAMH, Dr. Doell frequently consults on implementation strategies for CBTp in other health care settings, provides CBTp training and supervision, and has served as a contributing expert to Health Quality Ontario in their evaluation of CBTp. Dr. Doell is also an adjunct faculty member at York University, and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.

Tomas Fogl

Dr. Tomas Fogl, MD FRCPC, is a staff psychiatrist on the Schizophrenia Program of the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Canada. Along with his other clinical work, Dr. Fogl conducts both individual and group cognitive behaviour therapy for persons who experience psychosis. He is assistant professor in the department of psychiatry with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He is a dedicated advocate of recovery-oriented approaches in working with those who experience psychosis.

Lisa Murata

Lisa Murata, RN, BScN, MEd, is the Recovery Day Program Nurse in the Integrated Recovery/ Schizophrenia Program at the Royal and a Clinical Nurse Educator. She is a Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a Beck Institute CBT Certified Clinician. Lisa is an RNAO Best Practice Champion, a certified Solution-Focused Therapist and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. She sees patients individually and in groups, educates staff, supervises students and conducts research. Lisa’s research interests include smoking cessation, substance use group interventions and healthy lifestyle promotion for people with psychotic illnesses, antipsychotic medication injections, hearing voices simulation and the experience of caregivers of persons with schizophrenia.  Lisa is an academic consultant with the University of Ottawa School of Nursing.  She has authored several articles and presented at conferences and workshops in Canada and abroad.  She champions a person-centred, strengths based approach to recovery.

Nicola Wright

Nicola Wright, PhD, is a clinical psychologist on The Schizophrenia Program of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group (ROHCG), Canada. Nicola engages in individual and group cognitive behavioral therapy for people who experience psychosis (CBTP). Nicola is a clinical professor with the school of psychology at the University of Ottawa. Given her passion for training and education, Nicola was president of the Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs and has served on both the Accreditation Panel, and the Education and Training committee of the Canadian Psychological Association. Nicola is a founding member of the Canadian Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is the lead author of the book Treating Psychosis: A Clinician’s Guide to integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion-focused Therapy and Mindfulness approaches within the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Tradition (Wright et al., 2014). Nicola is the principle investigator of two University of Ottawa medical research fund grants on randomized controlled trials for group CBT for Psychosis and group CBT for Voices. Nicola conducts supervision for the Beck Institute and presents training workshops on CBT for Psychosis. She believes passionately in an empowering recovery-oriented CBT approach to working with those who experience psychosis.