Dr. Yuki Konomi, C. Psych. is the co-founder of Durham Psychologists and a registered clinical psychologist in the province of Ontario (Registration #4700) with the areas of competency in Clinical, Forensic, Rehabilitation, and Counselling Psychology. She received her Doctorate in
Clinical Psychology from Adler School of Professional Psychology. She is a member of the Ontario Psychological Association and the Canadian Psychological Association. She is fluent in English and Japanese. Dr. Konomi started practicing in 2001 and has been providing services in Durham Region since 2007. She has worked at various mental health and correctional institutions, such as Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Workwarth Institution, Vanier Centre for Women, etc.
Dr. Konomi offers psychological assessments for a variety of purposes (vocational, diagnostic, treatment-planning, disability related, and forensic) and treatments for adult (age 16+) individuals and couples. She has helped many people with various life challenges, such as relationship issues, academic problems, career challenges, etc, as well as various mood disorders and PTSD. With her forensic background, she is also well experienced with providing psychological services to those on the “both sides of the bars” (i.e. police officers, people with criminal charges, etc.) Dr. Konomi also offers workshops and lectures to federal and local law enforcement agencies.
Dr. Konomi’s treatment is tailored to each patient’s needs. She is trained in a variety of psychological intervention modalities, including cognitive-beahavioural, solution-focused, existential, Adlerian, and psychodynamic. With Dr. Konomi’s non-judgmental, friendly, and compassionate approach, patients can feel comfortable to freely discuss their source of distress that are often hard to talk about. She is also well known for her easygoing communication style with a good sense of humor, which makes many younger patients and those who are “doctored-out” feel at ease in the treatment room. Many patients who start out the session with tears come out of it with big smiles at the end!