DR. JEANNE TALBOT
Physician; Psychiatrist; Lecturer
Dr. Jeanne Talbot recently ended her tenure as Program Director of the Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Ottawa. Prior to that she was the Psychotherapy Director and the head of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Training Program. Jeanne cofounded the Ottawa Institute of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Jeanne’s doctoral studies in neuroscience at the Montreal Neurological Institute led to a seminal study using neuroimaging techniques which examined pain processing in the brain. Her more recent research focuses on the use of ketamine to treat chronic depression; particularly the addition of behavior therapy approaches to augment the effect of ketamine. She is also committed to furthering her research on the use of psilocybin in chronic depression.
Dr. Talbot completed her psychiatry training at University of Toronto and McGill University. She is a member of the Psychiatry Specialty Subcommittee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She has lectured in Canada and around the world about the importance of achieving mental wellness through behavioral change. She has long modeled her teaching by staying physically, mentally and spiritually healthy by enjoying a wide range of outdoor activities – cycling, skiing, hiking, paddling - with like-minded friends.