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Natacha Duke (nee Wood), MA, CCC

Biography

Natacha Duke (nee Wood) is a psychotherapist with Cleveland Clinic Canada’s Executive Health program. Ms. Duke has earned a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from McGill University, as well as an undergraduate degree in psychology from York University.

Raised in Thornhill, Ontario, she completed her clinical training at McGill’s Psycho-educational and Counselling Clinic in Montreal. Since 2007 she has provided motor vehicle accident assessments and treatment for an independent private practice in Toronto. Ms. Duke has also held several counselling positions in post-secondary institutions including the University of Toronto, York University and Marianopolis College and completed research assistantships at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Baycrest Hospital. Most recently, she has earned a Certificate in Intensive Tobacco Cessation Counselling through University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She is currently going through the registration process with the transitional Council, College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

Ms. Duke provides psychotherapy to adults and adolescents. Her specific areas of interest include stress management, anxiety, depression, smoking cessation and career counseling. Her approach to counselling draws on several treatment models including cognitive behavioural therapy, solution-focused therapy, mindfulness meditation and emotion-focused techniques.

In her free time, Ms. Duke enjoys spending time with her husband, attending the ballet, practicing yoga and travelling.

Education/Training

Master of Arts
McGill University
Counselling Psychology
Montreal, QC
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
York University
Psychology
Toronto, ON

Certifications

  • Canadian Certified Counsellor
  • Certificate in Intensive Tobacco Cessation Counselling

Specialty Interests

  • Adolescent Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Career Counselling

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association