Problematic Substance Use Service

A low-barrier outpatient treatment service for individuals seeking help to reduce harm associated with their use of alcohol or other substances.

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About the clinic

The treatment team will develop individualized intervention using empirically supported approaches, including Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) to help clients attain their substance use goals.

How it works

Treatment is provided by doctoral level clinical psychology students under the supervision of Dr. Zach Walsh, an expert in the field of substance use.

Please send a referral to the UBCO Psychology Clinic via phone, fax, or email

Hours and contact information

Fees: Fees for services are on a sliding scale based on income, and range between $10 to $80/hour

Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, by appointment only, with some evenings

Currently, this service is being delivered through virtual/online methods only. Please direct all inquiries to the clinic telephone number or email address.

Phone: 250.807.8241 (press “1” for reception)
Fax: 250.807.9675

Supervising psychologist: Dr. Zach Walsh

Please note: our clinic is not able to offer crisis or emergency services.