Psychologist and Lecturer
Concordia University, Psychology Dept. Montreal, Canada
McGill University, Counseling Psychology Dept. Montreal, Canada
Order of Psychologists of Quebec, Canada (OPQ)
Association of Psychologists of Quebec, Canada (APQ)
Since 1984 he was Lecturer in the Psychology Department of Concordia University (in Montreal) teaching in a wide spectrum of clinical and research areas; he is currently Assistant Professor.
His clinical training was in Gestalt and Cognitive psychology at the University of Montreal. His approach takes into account the holistic (systemic) ways reflecting Native cultural perspectives together with contemporary clinical psychology.
From 1982 to 2013, Dr. Beltempo, senior clinical psychologist, worked for Kahnawake Shakotiia'takenhas Community Services, a Mohawk Community. For two years he was the Coordinator for the Kahnawake Outreach Project, which was established to deal with the after-effects of the 1990 Mohawk Crisis.
His clinical work has largely focused on addiction, mental health, dual diagnosis, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and various methods of clinical intervention. He is highly trained in assessments and interventions of FASD and has received extensive training in diagnostics. He was also a Clinical Supervisor of Doctoral Interns in Psychology at Concordia University (2012-2014).
He is Practicum Instructor at McGill University Counseling Psychology for graduate students in Personality Assessment. He is also an Expert Witness and Consultant for Youth Courts of Quebec involving First Nations peoples. He is the father of three young adults and married since 1980.
Dr. Beltempo received his B.A. in Psychology from McGill University. He earned his Master's (MA, 1979; Ph.D. 1986 and Post-Doctorate, 1990) in Research & Clinical Psychology from Université de Montréal. He is a member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec since 1979 (Lic. 2675-80).
Previously Participated On:
- The Thrill is Gone: Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction
- The Thrill is Gone:
Beating Depression, Anxiety and Narcotics Addiction: 2019 Update
- Sports Medicine
Beating Anxiety and Depression: 2020 Update
- Healthcare Communications
Depression, Anxiety and Borderline Personality Disorders: Strategies for Treatment in Primary Care