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Vancouver | Clinical Faculty, Division of Community Health
Adler Community Health Services

Francois Botha, Ph.D.

Overview

Overview

Dr. Botha has practiced as a registered psychologist for seven years. He works at Adler Community Health Services as Clinical Faculty and is mainly responsible for supervising doctoral interns and practicum students. Dr. Botha predominantly works from a cognitive perspective, and his supervision focuses on using cognitive conceptualization to inform treatment planning and ultimately effect change. He has previously worked in various mental health settings with a broad spectrum of individuals with mental health concerns. In his private practice, he mostly sees clients presenting with trauma-related disorders, substance use concerns, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Education

Education

  • 2015 Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology
    University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
  • 2008 B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Licensure

Licensure

  • College of Psychologists of British Columbia – #2277
Professional Memberships

Professional Memberships

  • Member of Canadian Psychological Association
  • Member of American Psychological Association
Select Publications

Select Publications

  • Botha, F. B., Shamblaw, A. L., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2017). Reducing the stigma of depression among Asian students: A social norm approach. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48, 113-131.
  • Shamblaw, A. L., Botha, F. B., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015). Accounting for differences in depression stigma between Canadian Asians and Europeans. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46, 597-611.
  • Botha, F. B., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015). The influence of emphasizing psychological causes of depression on public stigma. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 47, 313-320.
  • Dozois, D. J. A., & Botha, F. (2015). Concepts of abnormality throughout history. In D. J. A. Dozois (Ed.). Abnormal psychology: Perspectives (DSM-5 Edition; pp. 1-22). Toronto, Ontario: Pearson.
Select Presentations

Select Presentations

  • Shamblaw, A. L., Botha, F. B., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2015, June). Acculturation is related to reduced depression stigma among Canadian university students of Asian origin. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Botha, F. B., Shamblaw, A., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2014, June). Reducing the stigma of depression among Asian and Caucasian populations: The effectiveness of a social norms approach. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Shamblaw, A., Botha, F. B., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2013, June). Cultural variables associated with the stigmatization of depression among Asians: Accounting for differences between Asians and Caucasians. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, Quebec.
  • Botha, F. B., Shamblaw, A. L., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2013, June). Mediators of change in the stigmatization of depression among Caucasian and Asian populations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, Quebec.
  • Botha, F., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2011, June). The influence of justification ideologies on public stigma and self-stigma for depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Botha, F., & Dozois, D. J. A. (2011, January). Effect of causal explanations for depression on public and self-stigma. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, Texas.

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