Dr. Syb Pongracic received her doctorate (Ph.D.) from Ryerson University. She is a registered clinical psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. She is a CBT-certified clinician by the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies - CACBT.
She has been providing assessment and psychological services at Teladoc Health Inc. to adults with various mental health disorders. Her clinical focus includes mood and anxiety disorders, insomnia, traumatic stress disorders, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), grief and bereavement, and work-life problems.
Dr. Pongracic draws on evidence-based modalities, skills, and interventions from psychotherapies such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, and Internal Family Systems, to name a few. Dr. Pongracic has extensive psychodiagnostic, psychoeducational, and psychovocational assessment experience to help identify learning disorders, attention hyperactivity-deficit disorder, neurodevelopmental, and mental health disorders. She currently provides clinical services in her private practice.
Dr. Pongracic was a clinical consultant and supervisor in the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health (CAMH) from 2017 - 2020. During that time, she provided clinical, teaching, training, consulting, and supervision to clients as well as clinicians in the delivery of CBT.
Dr. Pongracic’s doctoral research was on the neuropsychology and behavioural economics in individuals with OCD. She has been published in the areas of OCD, posttraumatic stress disorder, social determinants of post-secondary education, and early-onset schizophrenia. She has undergraduate degrees from the University of Toronto and the University of Guelph in Chemistry, Environmental Analysis, and Computer Science. She has worked at several mental health centers and hospitals in Ontario that included individual and group clinical services, training, and mentoring at CAMH, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Brampton Civic Hospital, University of Toronto Psychology and Counselling Centre, St. Michael’s Family Health Team, and the Oshawa Counselling & Psychology Centre.