Natania Marcus

Natania Marcus
Ph.D., C.Psych. — Psychologist


Natania often uses the emotions that her clients experience in session as entry points for exploration and change. Creating a safe, warm and playful therapeutic environment, Natania helps individual clients and couples to become aware of and harness their own internal wisdom to facilitate healing. Natania draws from knowledge and training in evidence-based practices to tailor her interventions to match her clients’ needs. Natania has extensive training in Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), mindfulness and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD. Using a trauma-informed, anti-oppressive framework, Natania works with a variety of presenting issues including post-traumatic stress, self-criticism, depression, insomnia, anxiety, interpersonal issues, numbness, borderline personality disorder and support for struggles related to the impacts of systemic oppression.  Natania works extensively with members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community and provides assessments and referrals for transgender clients seeking gender-affirming medical intervention. Natania is particularly interested in working with trauma and non-ordinary states of consciousness and is a therapist for Remedy’s Special Access Program offering psychedelic-assisted therapy for treatment-resistant PTSD and depression. She is also a therapist on Remedy Institute’s couples treatment + MDMA for PTSD trial.

Natania is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and has a Ph.D. in Clinical and Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto. Natania is also a Staff Psychologist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Natania supervises psychologists and student therapists and is a Sessional Lecturer on topics related to psychotherapy at the University of Toronto. Her research on the mental and sexual health impacts of stigma and discrimination in 2SLGBTQIA+ communities is published in peer-reviewed journals.

Residency – Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

Post-Doctoral Fellowship- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)