Dr. Jeff Buttle is a psychiatrist working with the Canadian Forces in General Mental Health at Stadacona Halifax and the Operational Stress Injury Clinic in Dartmouth. He conducted his medical training at Dalhousie University, then served in the Canadian Forces as a Medical Officer. Recognizing the acute need for mental health services, Dr. Buttle returned to school, completing his residency in Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, and continued to work for the armed forces. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Disability Analysts and has been working in the field of addiction and complex psychiatric disorders, including stress and trauma related disorders, for over 20 years. Prior to returning home to Nova Scotia, Dr. Buttle worked with Deepak Chopra and Nirmala Raniga to create the Chopra Addiction Treatment and Wellness Centre in Paradise Valley , British Columbia where he served as Medical Director until 2014.
Dr. Buttle brings significant trauma and addictions expertise to True North Psychological Services.