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Dr. Kofi-Len Belfon received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph and is registered with the College of Psychologists in Ontario. He has more than 10 years of progressive experience working in children’s mental health. He is the Associate Clinical Director at the Child Development Institute in Toronto. Prior to his recent transition to CDI, he was the Clinical Lead at Kinark Child and Family Services. He has previous front line work experience at Kinark, Syl Apps Youth Centre, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, the TDSB, and several private practices in the GTA. He is also the director at Belfon Psychological Services, which is his private practice in the Durham Region where he provides both assessment and therapeutic services. Dr. Belfon's orientation is primarily behavioral, using cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapy with young people, who have a variety of presenting concerns. His research explored the impact of chronic community violence on children in Toronto, as well as ethnic/racial disparities in the mental health needs of incarcerated youth. Dr. Belfon is a member of the board of trustees with the Psychology Foundation of Canada and is active on committees with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.