Dr. Randolph Stephenson is a psychologist certified in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). He has specialized clinical training in treating psychosis and personality disorders with CBT.
Dr. Stephenson has completed post-graduate specialized studies in addiction. He has over 14 years of clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of addiction often in comorbidity with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, attention deficit disorders and personality disorders.
Dr. Stephenson offers his services for assessment and psychotherapy to individuals between the ages of 16 and 85 suffering from:
- Anxiety disorders: generalized anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive and compulsive behaviours
- Mood disorders: depression, dysthymia, bipolar disorder
- Attention deficit disorder
- Addiction: cocaine, cannabis, amphetamines, ketamine, MDMA, benzodiazepines, and alcohol
- Schizo‐affective disorder and schizophrenia‐related disorders
- Dellusion disorders
- Tourette syndrome, tics
- Psychological harassment
- Personality disorders
- Interactional difficulties
- Mood and anger management
- Assertiveness training
- Psychological harassment
In collaboration with a medical doctor, Dr. Stephenson will facilitate the client’s admission, if needed, into a detoxification or drug dependence treatment center.
Dr. Stephenson offers his services for assessment and psychotherapy to individuals on sick leave from work for psychological difficulties secondary to physical or psychological injuries, that may include estimated percentage of disability and level of functioning. The medical doctor will be kept up-to-date of clinical progress with regular clinical summary.
Dr. Stephenson offers his services for psycholegal evaluation as well.
Dr. Stephenson completed his doctorate in psychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal in 2002. He obtained the title of CIHR Strategic Training Fellow as a post-doctoral researcher in the first cohort of the CIHR Transdisciplinary Understanding and Training on Research—Primary Health Care from University of Western Ontario. He completed an advanced diploma specialized in addiction at the Université de Sherbrooke.
He is currently writing an essay as the final requirement of a master in clinical addiction at the Université de Sherbrooke. He is registered in the short graduate program in forensic psychology at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières.
He was an adjuct professor at UQAM where he is still a university lecturer. He has taught and supervised during seven years all McGill University 4th year medical students during their four weeks training in Addiction Medicine. He has taught for seven years 2nd year family medicine residents from McGill University on advanced management of methadone patients.