Buhagar, Desmond C.
Desmond C. Buhagar, SJ

PhD (Loyola)

desmond.buhagar@utoronto.ca | 416-922-5474 ext 243


  • Registered Psychotherapist (RP) and Clinical Supervisor, College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)
  • Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist & Supervisor (LCMFT), Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)
  • Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor, Canadian and American Associations for Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT, AAMFT)
  • Certified Psycho-Spiritual Therapist and Supervisor-Educator (PCE), Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC)
  • Clinical Fellow and Diplomate (Teaching Supervisor), American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC)
  • Clinician and Supervisor in Private Practice


  • Integrative, evidence-based psychotherapies and spiritual care
  • Professional ethics in clinical care
  • Trauma care
  • Systemic family therapy
  • Postmodern-constructivist psychotherapies.
Appointment Status College TST Teaching Category
Basic Degree
GCTS Associate Restricted
Regis College Regular Tenure Stream