DR TONY LE PAGE, R. Psych.
Dr. Le Page is a Registered Psychologist with Le Page and Associates. He began his academic training at St. Andrew’s University in Scotland, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Portland, Oregon, where his primary studies were in clinical psychology. His previous positions include the Clinic Director at the Vancouver Pain Clinic and the Director of Psychology at the B.C. Children’s Hospital. During the past 30 years Dr. Le Page has maintained a private practice in Vancouver, British Columbia. He specializes in the rehabilitation of individuals with physical and emotional concerns, and consults with organisations on the causes and impact of workplace stress on employees.
Dr. Le Page adopts an interdisciplinary approach where appropriate, and works with the other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of his patients. The focus of his clinical practice is in the area of pain and disability management to patients suffering from a variety of chronic illness and pain conditions, mood and anxiety disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and workplace stress. He also works with police and first responders, providing psychological assessment and treatment services, such as fitness for duty assessments as well as the treatment of operational stress injuries.
He provides an evidence-based treatment approach, including cognitive-behaviour therapy and interpersonal therapy. Dr. Le Page also conducts disability evaluations, which focus on evaluating factors related to psychological distress in the workplace, and ways of facilitating work return.
Dr. Le Page holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology, at Simon Fraser University, where he provides clinical supervision to graduate students in Clinical Psychology. He has given presentations and workshops to professional and lay audiences, as well as to management level employees at public and private organizations.