Christian Avila

Christian Avila

Psychotherapist · Psychiatrist (APSA- Argentine Psychiatrist Association, 2012)

Psychotherapy Provider (Registered Psychotherapist)
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Member of College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)

I am an international medical graduated from Argentina with background in psychiatry and a member of the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario.

Primary Practice Location

Ancaster Psychotherapy
385 Wilson Street East, Ancaster, ON, Suite 205
Ancaster, Ontario L9G 2C1

Phone: (978) 347-0455 ext. 101

Fax: (978) 347-0455


Extended office hours: evenings, weekends


Years of Experience



Diploma and Certifications
Medical Doctor

Argentine Psychiatrist's Association
Member of the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine

Substance Use Disorder and Concurrent Disorders – Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine
Update on drugs - Argentine Psychiatrist's Association
Group therapy - Argentine Psychiatrist's Association

Teaching experience:
2020: Student placement clinical supervisor in Habitude Addiction and Wellness Program. Concurrent disorder program, Mohawk College.
2006 – 2009: Teaching Assistant of the professional practice and clinical research of psychiatry urgency. Director: M.I. Sotelo University of Buenos Aires – Avril psychiatry center.


• Avila C, Holloway A, Hahn M, Morrison K, Restivo M, Anglin R, Taylor VH. An over of links between Obesity and Mental Health. Current Obesity Reports, Sept. 2015.
• Pinto-Sanchez MI, Ford AC, Avila C, Verdu EF, Morgan D, Collins SM, Moayyedi P, Bercik P, Anxiety and Depression Increase in a Stepwise Manner in Parallel With Multiple FGIDs and Symptom Severity and Frequency. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul;110(7):1038-48.
• Clarke Sandra, Green- Johnson Julia, Brooks S, Ramdath D, Bercik P, Avila C, Douglas Inglis G, Green J, Yanke L, Selinger Brent, Kalmokoff M. “β2-1 Fructan supplementation alters host immune responses in a manner consistent with increased exposure to microbial components: results from a double-blinded, randomized, cross-over study in healthy adults”. Br J Nutr. 2016 May 28;115(10):1748-59.

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