Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Following numerous meetings and consultations with experts in mental health, including Dr. Martin Drapeau, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, the Commissaire à la santé et au bien-être du Québec released a report titled Verser, plus d'équité et de Résultats en santé mentale au Québec. In this report, the Commissaire recommends greater access to psychotherapy for those in need.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 31 Jan 2013

After publishing a study that shows health benefits for 'coming out of the closet' for gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals, Dr. Nathan Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and his colleagues at the Université de Montréal's new study titled "Sexual Orientation and Disclosure in Relation to Psychiatric Symptoms, Diurnal Cortisol, and Allostatic Load" has been a hot topic worldwide and now on The Comedy Network's The Colbert Report!

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 31 Jan 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was invited to testify before the Senate of Canada regarding the Bill C-290, a legislation that would make it legal in Canada to bet on a single sports event, which is currently only legal for horse racing.

To read the discussion in full, visit the Parliament of Canada website.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 30 Jan 2013

Fan of the game Fruit Ninja? Check out the Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots version and see some of the research of Dr. Victoria Talwar, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, in between rounds as one of the “fairytale facts”.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 30 Jan 2013

Dr. Nathan Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and his colleagues at the Université de Montréal published a new study that shows health benefits of coming out of the closet for lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 29 Jan 2013

Canal Savoir’s television program, Campus is profiling ECP’s Dr. Tara Flanagan out in the field!

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 21 Jan 2013

 

The SEDE Calendar project showcases the talent, hard work and dedication of McGill staff, students, faculties, local artists and community organizations. Dr. Nathan Smith, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was featured in the month of May in the Social Equity & Diversity Education 2012-2013 Calendar!

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 13 Dec 2012

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Interim Chair, was interviewed for Fox News!

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 13 Dec 2012

On Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 the Institute of Human Development and Well-Being presented an Inaugural Book Launch, where authors such as The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Drs.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 13 Dec 2012

On Friday, November 23, the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Tara Flanagan, Assistant Professor, and School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Dr.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 29 Nov 2012

The Institute for Human Development and Well-Being held the Creating University-Community Partnerships, Youth Mental Health: Building Resilience Interactive Conference on Tuesday, November 22, 2012. The conference was co-hosted by the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Nancy Health, James McGill Professor, and Dr. Elana Bloom, Coordinator, Centre of Excellence for Mental Health, Lester B. Pearson School Board.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 28 Nov 2012

Family and School Support and Treatment Team in conjunction with the Centre of Excellence for Mental Health presents the 2012-2013 Lecture Series where the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Nancy Heath, James McGill Professor, will be speaking.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 21 Nov 2012

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair, was recently featured in USA Today for her research on children's lie-telling. Dr. Talwar's research focuses on the development of children’s understanding of the concepts of truth and lies and their actual truth-telling and lie-telling behaviour.

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 25 Oct 2012

Congratulations to the following Professors in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology for their many years of continued service to the university. A big thanks goes out to them all for their continued efforts and committment over the years!

Drs. Jacob Burack (Professor), Susanne Lajoie (Canada Research Chair) and Alenoush Saroyan (Professor) - 20 years of service

Dr. Alain Breuleux (Associate Professor) - 25 years of service

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 25 Oct 2012

Early this year Dr. Nancy Heath launched the website, Self-Injury and Outreach Support(SiOS), which was the first international online outreach initiative to provide help and information on self-injury. Dr. Heath's work has been highlighted in the 2011 Principal's Report. Congratulations!

Classified as: ECP
Published on: 18 Oct 2012

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