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Dr. Marcia Kostenuik

OCFP Programs: Peer Connect

Clinical Interest: Psychiatry Mental Health, Physician Wellness

Affiliated With: University of Toronto

Practice Model: Fee for Service (FFS)

Practising Since: 2000

OH Region: Central Region (MH/CW/C/NSM)


Dr. Marcia Kostenuik graduated from the University of Toronto’s medicine program in 2000 and has a private psychotherapy practice. She works closely with the Physician Health Program of the Ontario Medical Association, facilitates peer support for the Canadian Medical Association and treats physicians suffering from burnout and stress.

Dr. Kostenuik teaches psychotherapy skills to resident physicians at the University of Toronto Department of Family & Community Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program on their core Mental Health rotation and has years of experience teaching in the emergency department and general family practice.

Marcia has developed multiple online live interactive learning series and teaches, mentors, and coaches individual physicians and residents in communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, organization and practice management skills, psychotherapy, parenting, and mindfulness.

She was awarded the Daniel Glazier Award by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for her work on suicide prevention, published in Canadian Family Physician. Marcia values an integrative approach to health and views the student-teacher dynamic as a rich field of learning for both parties.