Research and Interests
Dr. Thorpe has been a psychotherapist, especially with adolescents and young adults, for 26 years. She is especially interested in Borderline Personality Disorder. Presently she is working with SSC to spread the concept of pit appointments, a collaborative assessment of a patient by a family physician and psychiatrist in the family practice clinic. For more information, please see the website www.pitproject.ca
Thorpe M, Monkman H, Singh P et al. Assessment by pit appointment as an alternative to a full psychiatric consultation. BCMJ 2018; 60(6): 300-309.
Thorpe M, Williams H, Singh P, Buchan C, Olson D, Monkman H, Borycki E, Kushniruk AW (2017). Young adult patients with Diabetes presenting to a university clinic with depression and anxiety. BCMJ. 2017; 59(6): 310-311.