Conrad Bowden, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist – British Columbia #935

Education

Ph.D. Graduated in 1988 with Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.
Clinical internships at UBC Health Sciences Hospital and the Forensic Psychiatric Institute.
M.A. Graduated in 1983 with M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.
Clinical internship at Nanaimo General Hospital and Clinical Practicum at Nanaimo School District
B.A. Graduated in Psychology in 1978 from Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio

Work Experience

Private Practice 1988 – Areas of Practice: Clinical, Consulting, Developmental and Educational. The majority of my practice consists of conducting assessments of children and youth. I am a clinical consultant to programs providing assessment and treatment for children, youth and families. I provide advice to parents and teach behavior management. I provide treatment for children. I conduct brain wave biofeedback with children, youth and adults.

Consulting Psychologist, 2004, to North Shore Youth and Family Network and Hollyburn Family Services. Proving clinical direction and supervision concerning the delivery of services to children and youth and families in these agencies.

Psychologist, Ministry for Children and Family Development, 2001 – 2003 Assisting with developing policy in a wide variety of areas to do with services for children, including best practices for assessment, treatment and evaluation, selection of assessment tools for Ministry wide use, and assisting with the founding of a center of excellence.

Psychologist, Sunny Hill Health Center for Children, 1997 – 2000. This position involved working as a developmental and educational psychologist assessing developmental delayed children. Specific populations worked with included Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effects. The position involved working as part of a multidisciplinary team and providing extensive community outreach.

Psychologist, Youth Forensic Services, 1988 – 1994. This position involved providing assessment, individual and group treatment services for adjudicated teenagers, primarily adolescent sexual offenders.

Consulting Psychologist: Program for Abuse Reactive Children, 1989 – 1994. This position involved acting as a consultant to assist with the inauguration and continuation of the first program in British Columbia treating abuse reactive children aged 4 – 12.

Child and Adolescent Psychologist: Surrey Mental Health Center, 1988 – 1990. This position involved working with children and adolescents with a variety of emotional and behavioral problems.

Sessional Instructor: Simon Fraser University, 1985 – 1990. This position involved teaching a wide range of courses to undergraduate students.

Adjunct Faculty, Dept. of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, 1989 – 2000. This position involved the supervision and training of graduate students in clinical practice.

Other Work Experience, 1988 – Present. Contract work involving assessment, treatment and consultation with organizations such as New Zealand Dept of Justice, Adult Forensic Services, Institute of Family Violence, Correctional Services Canada, National Parole Board, Lake Babine, Nicola Valley, Klemtu and Squamish Nation Indian bands, WCB, ICBC, the North Shore Association for the Mentally Handicapped, and CUPPEL.

Professional Memberships

BC College of Psychologists
Canadian Psychology Association