Dr. Saint-Jacques has incorporated in her practice integrative evidence-based models inspired by systemic, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural and motivational approaches. Based on the principles of best practice, she offers interventions that integrate scientific advances while adapting her interventions to the needs, preferences and realities of the people and couples she encounters.
Marianne Saint-Jacques received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Université de Montréal in 2007. Besides being a clinician at CCCF, Dr. Saint-Jacques is a professor at Université de Sherbrooke in the addictions studies and research program. Her clinical practice and research work focus on individual and couple interventions with people dealing with an addiction and their families. She has a diverse clinical practice that leverages her experiences as a psychologist and researcher in health psychology (cancer, transplantation and organ donation) and with individuals and couples experiencing difficulties with sexual orientation.
Finally, she devotes herself to training and to the development of intervention skills in the field of addictions. More specifically, she is involved in the training of health professionals and addiction non-specialists. She also offers public conferences on various topics related to substance use, such as the impact of addictions with or without substances on couples and those around them.