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Richard Zehr


Department of Psychiatry

Email: richard.zehr@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-2751
Mailing Address: 
Centre for Emotions & Health
Room 7516, AJLB
5909 Veterans Memorial Lane
Halifax, NS B3H 2E2
Research Topics:
  • Somatization
  • Treatment resistant depression


BA Dalhousie University
Honors in Psychology Dalhousie University
MASP Mount Saint Vincent University

Research interests

Mr Richard Zehr is interested in how repressed/blocked emotions contribute to an individual’s health. In addition he is interested in identifying specific elements that contribute to good results and outcomes for the patient engaged in the process of psychotherapy. He works on a multidisciplinary team and is interested in that team atmosphere and working effectively for the patient.


  • Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology
  • Association of Psychologists in Nova Scotia
  • Canadian Psychological Association
  • Canadian Register of Health Providers in Psychology


  • Lecture for CEH

Service & Activity

  • Supervise for NSBEP
  • Practicum supervisor