Problematic Substance Use Clinic

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

UBC’s Okanagan campus
3187 University Way
Arts and Science Building, Room 167

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.