Dr. Skye Barbic

Dr. Skye Barbic

Skye Barbic

Dr. Skye Barbic is a registered occupational therapist with a clinical sub-specialist interest is the rehabilitation of adults with serious mental illness and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at UBC.

Her clinical training was at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and she completed her doctoral studies at McGill University. Skye completed post-doctoral fellowships at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto and in the Departments of Psychiatry at UBC. In her post-graduate work she applied her expertise in health outcomes measurement to the field of psychiatry and mental health rehabilitation. She is an active member of the health outcomes research community and was awarded the top New Investigator Award at the International Society of Quality of Life Research congress for her work in the application of modern measurement methods to understanding depression.

Skye has taught courses in occupational therapy and supervised students at the University of Toronto, McGill and Queen’s. She is passionate about her profession and her goal is to promote the role for occupational therapists as evidence based leaders in mental health rehabilitation and beyond.

Skye is an instructor for RHSC 505: Measurement in Practice.