Dr. Brad MacNeil, R. Psych

A registered Clinical Psychologist with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology (NSBEP; #R0912), Dr. MacNeil is the Provincial Clinical Leader - Education and Training Competencies for the Province of Nova Scotia. He is the founder and lead for the Provincial Center for Training, Education, and Learning (PCTEL) at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. Certified in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) through the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT). He provides broad administrative oversight for training, education, and learning provincially including direct consultation and training in Foundational Clinical Skills, CBT, DBT, and MI. 


He is an expert clinician in eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, and college student mental health. He works with children, adolescents and adults and has specialty training to provide evidence-based treatment using a variety of therapeutic modalities. He also has competence in school psychology and provides Psychoeducational Assessments for children, adolescents and adults at the private practice. 


Dr. MacNeil has experience across inpatient, day hospital and outpatient levels of care. As a published researcher he has presented his work and provides formal training to other mental health professionals nationally and internationally. Over the past decade hhas worked as a clinician, researcher, supervisor, and consultant at major university and health sciences centres in Canada and the United States including:

*Assistant Clinical Professor, Centre of Excellence for Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

     - FBT, CBT-E, ACT outpatient program 

     - Therapist CBT4BN Chat & F2F

     - Couples Therapist (UCAN)


*Provincial Clinical Leader Education & Training CompetenciesPolicy & Planning, Mental Health & Addictions, NSHA, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

*Senior Associate Director, Counselling & Psychological Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.


*Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada. 

*Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada. 


*Staff Clinical Psychologist, UNC Mental Health Specialists Private Practice, UNC at Chapel Hill, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.  

*Staff Clinical Psychologist, Adolescent Medicine & Pediatric Eating Disorders Programs, McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

     - FBT therapist outpatient program

     - Group Therapy Body Image, Social Anxiety Disorder      


*Program Evaluation Coordinator & Clinical Psychologist, Adult Eating Disorders Program, Adult Outpatient Psychiatry, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), Kingston, ON, Canada. 

     - CBT-E, CRT, ACT 

     - Male Assessment & Treatment Track

*Clinical Psychologist, Adult Anxiety Disorders Clinic, KHSC, Kingston, ON, Canada.

     - CBT with ERP for OCD 

     - CBT PE for PTSD

     - CBT for Social Anxiety Disorder  


*Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada. 

*Assistant Professor (PT), Department of Psychiatry &  Behavioural Neurosciences,  McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.


*Clinical Supervisor & Assistant Professor (Adjunct) Department of

Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada. 


*Founding Training Director, KHSC Doctoral Residency in Adult Clinical Psychology, Kingston, ON, Canada. 


*Clinical Psychologist, Operational Stress & Injury Clinic, Dartmouth, NS, Canada.

     - CBT PE Individual 

     - VAC Disability and Treatment Assessments 

*Clinical Psychologist, Halton Psychologists, Milton, Ontario, Canada. 

*Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Linda Johnston & Associates Private Practice, Burlington, ON, Canada.