GOLD Speakers

Canada

Melanie Badali, PhD, RPsych, CACBT-ACTCC Certified in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

  • Speaker Type: Mental Health in the Perinatal Period Lecture Pack
  • Country: Canada
Biography:

Dr. Melanie Badali is a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia, Canada and is certified in the practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) by the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies. She has over 20 years of experience working as a clinician, researcher, and instructor in the field of clinical psychology.

Dr. Badali currently provides psychological assessment and treatment services at the North Shore Stress and Anxiety Clinic, where she is on the Perinatal Services Team. She is also a registered psychology provider for Veterans Affairs Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and the Canadian Forces.

Dr. Badali is a Board Director of AnxietyBC, an organization that increases awareness, promotes education, and provides resources for people dealing with anxiety. Her role includes advocacy, research, knowledge translation and speaking to the media. She enjoys writing and creating psychoeducational resources such as the Canadian Psychological Association’s new factsheet on Perinatal Anxiety.