Lynn E. Alden, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist
Professor, UBC

Dr. Lynn Alden is clinical psychologist and a Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She received her Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and completed her clinical residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine. She is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia and an Association of Cognitive Therapy-certified supervisor/trainer in cognitive therapy.

Dr. Alden’s psychological assessment expertise is in the medico-legal assessment of complex trauma-related disorders and in the impact of trauma, stress, and depression on work capacity, occupational disability, and work-related human rights following psychological injury.

Dr. Alden is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Canadian Psychological Association, the Canadian Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Alden has been President of the Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs and President of the Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research. She has served as Director of Clinical Training in the UBC Department of Psychology and clinical supervisor at the UBC Hospital psychology internship program. She has published extensively in the field of trauma, stress and anxiety research.