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Paul Frewen, Ph.D.
Dr. Frewen joined the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada in September 2008. He completed his doctorate in clinical psychology at Western and his post-doctoral residency at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre. He is currently past-chair of the Traumatic Stress Section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). He received the President's Early Research Award from the CPA in 2010, and the UWO Department of Psychiatry Faculty Research Award in 2012.
He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed articles on the subjects of trauma, affect regulation, mindfulness, dissociation, and the self, primarily utilizing functional neuroimaging, experimental social cognition, and psychometrics approaches. His text, "Healing the Traumatized Self: Consciousness, Neuroscience & Treatment", co-authored with Dr. R. Lanius, is commissioned for publication within the Norton Series in Interpersonal Neurobiology in 2013. He currently has a clinical psychology practice in London, Ontario where he primarily sees adults with PTSD, dissociative disorders, and/or chronic pain disorders and principally utilizes emotion-focused and mindfulness-based approaches to psychotherapy.