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Dr. Chohan is a clinical and health psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and adults. She received her doctoral degree (PhD) in 2011 from Lakehead University. Dr. Chohan’s clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of learning and developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and mood disorders, along with self-esteem issues, interpersonal difficulties, and infertility. Additional interests include disordered eating, body image issues, and obesity.

Dr. Chohan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University. Dr. Chohan works as a Staff Psychologist in the Bariatric Surgery program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton in addition to providing assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, and adults in her private practice.


  • B.A., University of Western Ontario, 2002
  • B.A., University of Windsor, 2004
  • M.A., Lakehead University, 2007
  • Ph.D., Lakehead University, 2011

Research Areas

Research interests include disordered eating behaviour, body image concerns and other psychological outcomes (i.e., mood, anxiety) post bariatric surgery. Additional interests include variables associated with weight regain among surgical patients as well as the implications of social media on binge eating behaviour and body image. 

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