Dr. Lortie has been a psychiatrist since 1989. She is a graduate of Université de Montréal and has worked mainly at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (formerly the Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine), but also at the Hôpital St-Luc de Montréal and the Montreal Heart Institute.
She holds the title of specialist in psychiatry in both Quebec (CSPQ) and Canada (FRCPC), and is constantly updating her knowledge and expertise in her specialty.
Having trained in analytical psychotherapy, she applies an approach focused on the understanding of problems while maintaining excellence in pharmacological treatments.
In addition to offering evaluations in French only to people suffering from all types of mental health illnesses, she has been a clinical instructor for the past 28 years at the Faculty of Medicine at Université de Montréal, supervising medical students and physicians who specialize in psychiatry and family medicine.
Throughout her career, she has worked as a consultant to family physicians. She is pleased and excited to be joining and contributing her mental health expertise to the Privamed team.