RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Degree: PhD
- Gender: Female
- NSBEP Reg. #: R0589
Dr. Archibald has worked as a registered psychologist for over 21 years primarily with adults, couples and older adolescents in hospital, mental health clinic and private practice settings. She sees individuals for a wide variety of problems including depression, anxiety, pain, chronic illness, cancer, MS, sexual dysfunction, ADHD, grief, phase of life, and workplace difficulties; as well as couples for relationship and sexual issues.
She is client-centred and collaborative in her approach, utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral, Mindfulness-Based CBT, as appropriate to the individual(s) with attention to existential and gender-specific aspects. She has certification in EMDR.
Dr. Archibald studied at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland as an undergraduate and at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, for graduate school, receiving her PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1998. She did her internship based at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, working within Psychiatry, the Dual Diagnoses Addiction Centre, and Psycho-social Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.
She developed a clinical specialization in Multiple Sclerosis beginning with her graduate research at the Dalhousie MS Research Unit. Following internship, Dr. Archibald worked with the University of Calgary MSClinic and Research Program in the Faculty of Medicine Department of Clinical Neurosciences for more than a decade.
Since returning to Nova Scotia, Dr. Archibald joined Nova Scotia Health working in Addiction and Mental Health Services, and also has a private practice in the Annapolis Valley.
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