Dr. Brenton Crowhurst

Registered Psychologist

Brenton Crowhurst, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist


Dr. Brenton Crowhurst brings extensive experience, patience and empathy to his practice. Dr. Crowhurst develops a therapeutic relationship based on mutual trust and respect so that you will feel comfortable participating in therapy. He will patiently and effectively help you overcome your difficulties and reach your potential so that you can make positive changes and experience greater confidence and satisfaction in life.


At CRUX, Dr. Crowhurst offers online treatment and assessment services through easy-to-use technologies like Zoom. He provides therapy for adults (19 years of age or older) for various issues, including depression, anxiety, panic, health anxiety, phobias and fears, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, abuse and neglect, eating disorders, body image problems, grief and loss, family, attachment and relationship problems, loneliness, stress and burnout, low self-esteem and borderline personality disorder.


Dr. Crowhurst offers assessment services, including forensic / legal and mental health assessments. He assesses wide-ranging problems, including assault and sexual assault, post-traumatic stress disorder, aftermath of abuse, depression, anxiety and psychosis.


Dr. Crowhurst has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The University of Calgary. He is a licensed psychologist registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Psychologists who are fully registered in other Canadian jurisdictions (such as Alberta) can provide online services to residents of Nova Scotia. For a copy of Dr. Crowhurst’s CV, click here.