Dr. Chris Carreira, C. Psych. (Portuguese Spoken)
Dr. Chris Carreira, C. Psych. is a fully licensed and registered clinical psychologist in both Ontario and Michigan. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in Psychology from the University of Windsor and went on to complete his Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Doctorate Degree in Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. Thanks to the graduated licensing program in Michigan, Dr. Carreira has worked as a licensed clinical psychologist since 2006. Dr. Carreira is presently licensed to counsel and provide assessments to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Having graduated at the top of his cohort from the Marriage and Family Therapy Master’s program, Dr. Carreira has established himself as a relationship and family expert in both Windsor ON, and Grosse Pointe, MI. In addition to using a cognitive-behavioural therapy approach for treating individuals diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and personality disorders, Dr. Carreira also received specific training in working with individuals who present with substance abuse issues. Recently, Dr. Carreira has been working with individuals diagnosed with trauma and stress related disorders, such as PTSD in first responders and veterans, and individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents. He has given a number of presentations on PTSD and trauma in his community, and is available to speak at public education engagements upon request. Dr. Carreira regularly conducts a number of psychological assessments on children, adolescents, and adults, such as vocational assessments, fitness for duty assessments, diocesan assessments, personality assessments, psychoeducational assessments for learning disabilities, AD/HD, behavioural disorders, etc. Having studied and worked in both the United States and Canada, Dr. Carreira brings with him a wealth of international and multicultural counselling and assessment experience. He is bilingual in English and Portuguese, and provides services in both languages.