As a dedicated psychologist, he is an expert in human behavior, including the processes of how individuals think and fee. He uses a variety of scientific methods to focus on the factors that potentially influence the behavior of an individual, applying a range of therapies and interventions to assist patients in managing mental health issues. These treatments are evidence based, specifically on changing thought patterns and behaviors that allow clients to improve quality of life.
The particular job duty of a psychologist depends on their specialty. For example, if a patient is dealing with a general mental disorder, clinical psychologists can provide assistance in preventing, diagnosing, and treating these mental disorders. A patient goes through diagnostic exams in order to be provided with the best course of treatment according to their specific needs.
Dr. Mervin Van Der Spuy is currently accepting new patients. To book an appointment, please call (587) 952-5101.