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McMaster University's Clinical Behavioural Sciences Program

The CBS program is a McMaster University, Health Sciences, Post Professional Diploma Program. The courses are taught by Faculty from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences as they are offered in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Faculty are experienced clinicians with expertise in providing advanced training to professionals looking to enhance their clinical skills.

The CBS program has a variety of courses offered in the following areas:  Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Behavioural Studies, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Community Health, Clinical Supervision, Family Therapy (Family Assessment), Geriatric Mental Health, Group Studies, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Organizational Studies, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Psychological Tests and Selected Studies in Acquired Brain Injury. New courses continue to be designed to meet the demands of our students.

The program is designed for professionals who are working in the mental health field. Courses are developed for adult learners and have a small group approach. The program will enhance your knowledge and skills and will provide you with the current clinical skills you need. The emphasis of the program is not on new credentials or accreditation but on enhanced knowledge and skills. Students have the option of taking selected courses or may wish to complete the Diploma.

Take a moment to browse through our website at and see what our program can offer you!