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Ratings for Dr. Catharine Munn

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The negative reviews below are hard for me to understand. Dr. Munn is incredibly kind, patient, and gave me hope when I didn't have any. She tries very hard to help and also expects you to try hard to get better and doesn't just prescribe pills. At least this is my experience. I am grateful for what she did for me. Sure it would have been great to see her more but there are lots of students who need help. Thank you Dr. Munn

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flag | Submitted April 27, 2016

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I saw Dr. Munn after a traumatic experience, and her solution was to offer me a prescription, and suggest that I consider dropping out of school. When I tried telling her how I wanted to proceed, she didn't listen to what I had to say, and was very unhelpful. She never remembered who I was, and was always in a rush to get me out of her office. I ended up stopping seeing her, and seeing a counsellor & my family doctor instead. Both of them believed in me 100%, and we came up with a solution together that suited my needs. If I had continued seeing Dr. Munn, she would have ruined my University career, and I wouldn't have gotten the help I actually needed.

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flag | Submitted March 29, 2016

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Dr. Munn is a great psychiatrist and the only one at Mac. It's true she can't always see people or see them regularly but she is up front about that - that's why she wants you to see a family doctor or counselor too. Those making negative comments may not had experience with psychiatry in the community - I have had lots in hospital and out. She did the most thorough assessment I've ever had and took me OFF meds - then worked out a new plan with me with other treatments + meds. This is how it is supposed to work but never has for me before. I'm very grateful and doing much better now thanks to her.

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flag | Submitted December 15, 2015

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4
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3
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She's got a lot of patients, I guess, so it's very difficult to get consistent appointments with her, and also the other counsellors/psychologists/doctors in the clinic are...rather...not so great? It varies. Always wait for appointments, but nowhere near as much as other psychs. So that's nice. But she withholds information. I mean even if it's not relevant, I'd like to know. I didn't know about some dxs until I went to another doctor in the clinic and he reviewed my file out loud. IDK she's the second best psych i've seen. but that doesn't really say much.

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flag | Submitted October 1, 2015

5
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5
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I am really torn on this review. She was at times caring and empathetic. She also was dismissive of my opinions on treatment and even my diagnosis. I didn't feel like she even believed me

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flag | Submitted September 22, 2015

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She was acted like her word was the law, she would talk down to me if I tried explain why I felt her suggestions wouldn't work for me, she doubted everything I said...it's always "how do you know that's happening" when I was describing the abuse I was going through...like my word meant nothing..just because I'm depressed and have negative thoughts doesn't mean I completely lose the ability to perceive things correctly...she was terrible..basically messed up my life

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flag | Submitted September 10, 2015

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Super understanding, kind, nonjudgmental, smart, helpful.

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flag | Submitted February 26, 2015

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I love this woman. She goes above and beyond what you would expect a doctor to do. Kind, understanding, super helpful.

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flag | Submitted July 3, 2012

5
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3
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3
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Her ambivalence frustrates me at times. Feels disconnected and distant in sessions.

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flag | Submitted April 6, 2012

5
Staff
5
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5
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5
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Submitted July 17, 2011

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