Charmaine McIntosh, PsyD

Adjunct Faculty Member

Dr. McIntosh has 18 years experience working as a mental health clinician. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy as well as psychological assessments to children, adolescents, and adults. She has supervised master’s level therapists (individual and group); co-facilitated psycho-educational groups with teenage mothers, children who have witnessed family violence, and men who have abused their partners; and conducts critical incident stress management in the workplace. Dr. McIntosh is the President of the Ontario Society of Adlerian Psychology and the Co-Chair of the Adlerian Counselling and Therapy Section of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology. In therapy, she considers herself a facilitator in an individual’s journey towards personal growth and a healthy lifestyle.


Psy.D. - Clinical Psychology, Adler University, Chicago, IL

M.A. - Counselling Psychology, Adler University, Chicago, IL

B.S. - Psychology, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

Trauma Psychotherapy Certificate - Adler Professional School, Toronto, ON

Certificate in Art Counselling - Canadian Association for Play Therapy

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Professional Membership: 

American Art Therapy Association

American Counseling Association

American Psychological Association

Association for Contextual Behavioural Science

Canadian Psychological Association

International Association of Cross Cultural Psychology

International Critical Incident Stress Foundation

North American Society of Adlerian Psychology

Ontario Psychological Association

Ontario Society of Adlerian Psychology

Professional Practice: 

Private Practice

Adjunct Faculty

Select Presentations: 

Garrison, R. and McIntosh, C. (May 21, 2017).  Forgiveness: A Gemeinschaftsgefühl Skill.  Presented at the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Burdett, L., Henry, A., and McIntosh, C. (October 17, 2015). Multicultural Competence with Culturally Diverse Clients. Presented at the Ontario Society of Adlerian Psychology Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario.

McIntosh, C. (October 18, 2014). The Individual Psychology of Alfred Adler.  Presented at the Ontario Society of Adlerian Psychology Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario.

McIntosh, C. (November 14, 2013). Ethics Workshop – Canadian Code of Ethics, Standards of Professional Conduct and College of Registered Psychotherapists.  Presented at Dalton Associates, Brampton, Ontario.

McIntosh, C. (February 19, 2011). Depression – Raising Awareness. Presented at the Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Toronto, Ontario.

Academic History (higher ed experience): 

Sheridan College, Brampton and Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Adler Graduate Professional School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Areas of Interest: 

Acculturation, Adlerian Psychology, Art Therapy, Career Counselling, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Integration of Spirituality in Psychotherapy, Multicultural Counselling, Parenting, Play Therapy, Resiliency, Psychodiagnositc Assessment, Psychopathology, Social Justice, and Trauma