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Corey Turnbull
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Professional Development

Corey Turnbull is the creator of Guys Resolve. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Liverpool and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. 

As a member of a fraternity, Corey believes that we learn from each other and that being a trusted partner of clients as they work towards bettering their lives is a privilege that comes with the duty of becoming one's best self. 

He mainly works with guys who are dealing with anxiety or depression, relationship (or breakup) issues, or who are working on building their self-esteem and self-confidence. He also does a good deal of couples counselling, anger management, and sex therapy. 


Expect an easygoing and informal tone that also remains focused and professional. 

Media and Publications

Corey has been interviewed a number of times for print and live-on-air media to offer his perspective on current events. This includes twice by Huffington Post Canada and you can read the article titled 'How to Get Men to Open Up About Their Mental Health' by Maija Kappler here.


He has also participated in a live discussion on the Merged Media podcast discussing social media and mental health titled 'Dissecting the Social Dilemma' which you can listen to here.  

His M.Sc. dissertation titled 'Trust, Perceived Cohesion, and Social Explanatory Styles in Canadian Freemasons', can be found here.

Corey is also the founder and editor of the International Journal of AI-Assisted Research in Psychology a new journal dedicated to publishing research in psychology which has been assisted at some stage by artificial intelligence.

Couples Counselling
& Sex Therapy
  • Intensive Training in Sex Therapy, University of Guelph

  • Sex Therapy for the 21st Century, American Psychological Association

  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy – Level 1, Gottman Institute

  • How Should a Psychologist Advise a Heterosexual Man Who Has Sexual Thoughts About Men?, American Psychological Association

  • Counselling in Relationships: Helping Families Develop Healthy Connections, Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

  • Surviving to Thriving after Childhood Sexual Abuse, Essential Therapy Training


  • Certified Life Coach, The Academy of Modern Applied Psychology

  • Applying Positive Psychology in Psychotherapy, (by Dr. Margarita Tarragona, Clinical Psychologist) Canadian Association of Positive Psychology 

  • An Introduction to Male-Friendly Therapy, Nathan Beel, Clinical Member and endorsed Supervisor of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

  • Emotional Intelligence, Centre for Leadership and Learning, HR Ontario

Anger Management

  • Anger Management Specialist I Certification Course, National Anger Management Association

  • Anger Management Specialist II Certification Course, National Anger Management Association


  • Brainspotting Phase 1 and  Phase 2

  • How to Work With the Traumatized Brain

  • Complex Trauma & Dissociation: Healing Through a Multi-Disciplinary Body Based Approach, Essential Therapy Training

  • Psychological First Aid, Johns Hopkins University

  • How to Prevent Trauma Caused by the Pandemic, the Flourishing Center

  • Trauma-focused CBT, Medical University of South Carolina

  • Foundations of Hypnotherapy, Hypnosis Motivation Institute

  • Uncommon Hypnotherapy, Uncommon Knowledge

  • Trauma-Focused Hypnotherapy, International Trauma Training Institute

  • Hypnosis for Pain Control, American Psychological Association

  • Ericksonian Hypnosis, Hypnosis Motivation Institute

  • Certified Specialist: Hypnosis and ADD-ADHD, Hypnosis Motivation Institute

  • Certified Specialist: Hypnosis and Sports Performance, Hypnosis Motivation Institute

  • The Rewind Technique, Uncommon Knowledge

Other training

  • Recognizing and Working with Client’s Unfinished Business: Using Gestalt Concepts, Essential Therapy Training

  • Working with behavioral addictions, Mental Health Academy

  • Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19, University of Toronto

  • Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy, 3C Institute

  • Understanding and Treating Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Envision Counselling & Consulting (Note: I do not treat NPD)

  • The Catastrophizing Cure: The Compassionate and Empowering Pioneering Cognitive Approach of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Essential Therapy Training

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