Ingrid Söchting

Program: Psychotherapy


Contact info

2136 West Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4
phone: 6048221958

Research and Interests

Individual and group therapy for mood and anxiety disorders using shorter-term therapies (CBT and IPT).

Dr. Sochting supervises and teaches psychology students and psychiatry residents.  Director UBC Psychology Clinic



  1. Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from Simon Fraser University 1996.  Director of UBC Psychology Clinic



Selected Publications


Söchting, I. Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy;:Challenges and Opportunities. John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. (2014)

Journal Articles:

Söchting, I., Tsai, M., & Ogrodniczuk, J.S. (2016). Patients’ perceptions of treatment credibility and their relation to the outcome of group CBT for depression. Archives of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 4: 7–15 DOI: 10.12740/APP/66485

Hungr, C., Ogrodniczuk, J.S., & Söchting, I. (2016).  Alexithymia and locus of control among psychiatric outpatients.  International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. DOI

Visla, A, Constantino, M.J., Newkirk, K, Ogrodniczuk, J, & Söchting, I.   (2016). The relation between outcome expectation, therapeutic alliance, and outcome among depressed patients in group cognitive-behavioural therapy.  Psychotherapy Research.

Sierra Hernandez, C., Oliffe, J.L., Joyce, A.S., Söchting, I., & Ogrodniczuk, J.S. (2014). Treatment Preferences Among Men Attending Outpatient Psychiatric Services. Journal of Mental Health, 23 (1), 83-87.

Tsai, M, Söchting, I, Mirmiran, J., & Ogrodniczuk, J. (2014). Forecasting success: Patients’ expectations for improvement and their relations to baseline, process, and outcome variables in group CBT for depression. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 21, 97-107.

Söchting, I., O’Neal, E, Third, B., Rogers, J., & Ogrodniczuk, J. (2013). An Integrative Group Therapy Model For Depression and Anxiety in Later Life.  International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 63(4), 503-523.

Ogrodniczuk, J., Sierra Hernandez, C.A., Söchting, I., Joyce, A.S., & Piper, W.  (2012). Type D Personality and Alexithymia among Psychiatric Outpatients.  Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 81,118-120.

Ogrodniczuk, J., Söchting, I., Piper,W., &  Joyce, A. (2012). A naturalistic study of alexithymia among psychiatric outpatients treated in an integrated group therapy program.  Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 85, 278-291.

Söchting, I. & Third, B. Behavioural group therapy for OCD in adolescence: A pilot study (2011). International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 61(1), 85-97.

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