Desmond Buhagar S.J.

Desmond C. Buhagar, S.J.

B.Mus,: S.T.B.; M.Div.; Th.M,; RP; RMFT, LCMFT-S, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care Education

desmond.buhagar@utoronto.ca
Room 206; ext. 243

Teaching Level: Basic and Advanced Degree, GCTS Associate (Regular Faculty)
Specializations: Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care Education
Department: Practical Theology

  • Research Interests and Expertise

    • Registered Psychotherapist (RP) and Clinical Supervisor, College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario  (CRPO)
    • Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist & Supervisor (LCMFT), Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)
    • Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor, Canadian, American, and Ontario Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT, AAMFT, OAMFT)
    • Certified Psycho-Spiritual Therapist and Supervisor-Educator (PCE), Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC)
    • Clinical Fellow and Diplomate (Teaching Supervisor), American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC)
    • Co-Director: Toronto Psychospiritual Therapy Training Centre (TPTTC) and Arbour Counselling Services (ACS)
    • Member: Catholic Psychotherapy Association of Canada (CPAC)

  • Courses

    • RGP3564 Professional Ethics in Psychotherapy & Spiritual Care
    • RGP6564 Professional Ethics in Psychotherapy & Spiritual Care
    • RGP3561 Postmodern Counselling & Spiritual Care
    • RGP6561 Postmodern Counselling & Spiritual Care
    • RGP3565 Contemporary Family Therapy & Spiritual Care
    • RGP6565 Contemporary Family Therapy & Spiritual Care
    • RGP3535 Integrative Approaches to Trauma in Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care
    • RGP6535 Integrative Approaches to Trauma in Psychotherapy and Spiritual Care