Dr. Patrick Lo

Please note that Dr. Patrick Lo is currently practicing out of a different location on Highway 7 in Markham. He continues to provide consultation services to existing clients of Markham Psychologists. If you are currently receiving service from one of the Psychologists in the practice and would like to arrange for a medication consultation with Dr. Patrick Lo, please ask your Psychologist to print out the form at the bottom of this page, write “Client of Markham Psychologists” along with their name on the top of the form, and then give it to you to bring to your Family Doctor to be completed and faxed to Dr. Lo. Dr. Lo will try to provide an appointment within 6 weeks. Please note that he only provides one or two sessions and then sends a letter with recommendations to your Family Doctor.


Dr. Lo provides medication consultation in the area of mood and anxiety disorders, as well as having a small practice in longer-term psychotherapy.  He also provides assessments in Cantonese.


Dr. Lo finished his medical school at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario. He subsequently completed his psychiatric training at the University of Toronto.

Even though he primarily only provides consultation services his psychotherapeutic training informs his assessments significantly. He integrates perspectives from modalities such as psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, emotion-focused, mindfulness, and dialectical behavioral therapy. He was also trained as a couple and family therapy prior to his medical training.

Professional Experience

He is a full-time staff psychiatrist working at the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby. He works in the Anxiety and Mood Disorders clinic, the PROMPT (urgent care) clinic, as well as in the Borderline Personality Self-Regulation Clinic leading DBT-skills group.

He holds membership in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is licensed to practice medicine by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He is also a Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and is a registered member of the Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.


Please fax your referral to (905) 209-0800. Please include: Patient’s name, date of birth, and referral physician’s billing number on your referral.

Referral Form (pdf)

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