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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Khush Amaria, PhD, C. Psych

External Email: khush.amaria@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Khush Amaria is a Clinical Psychologist in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children. 

Dr. Amaria completed a two-year specialized clinical-research health psychology, post-doctoral fellowship held at SickKids, followed by a 1-year research associate position in the Chronic Pain Program, Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine. 

In her current role, Dr. Amaria serves as Team Lead for the Good 2 Go Transition Program and works to build evidence-based practices that support the transition and empowerment of youth through, both their own development, and the health care system. This includes leading Adolescent Medicine’s Transition Clinic—an outpatient program that provides treatment and support to adolescents struggling with transitions issues.  

As a psychologist with competency in treating the clinical and health psychology needs of children, adolescents and adults, Dr. Amaria provides and supervises the provision of evidence-based treatment of psychological and socio-emotional difficulties, while also promoting the role of Good 2 Go resources and evaluating their impact on patients throughout SickKids.