Martin Drapeau

Title: 
Dr.
Academic title(s): 
  • Associate Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP)
  • Chair and Director of Research, McGill Psychotherapy Process Research Group (MPPRG)
  • Associate Member, Department of Psychiatry
Contact Information
Email address: 
martin.drapeau [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: 
514-398-4904
Department: 
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology
Biography: 

Professor Drapeau, M.Ps., Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, is an Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology and of Psychiatry at McGill University, and a Researcher affiliated with the Qualaxia Network and the Centre International de Criminologie Comparée of the University of Montreal. Former Project Director at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research and FRSQ Chercheur Boursier, he is also appointed as Adjunct Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sherbrooke. He is involved in or leads a number of research projects and has published in the area of psychotherapy process and of psychopathology. Prof. Drapeau is a former vice president of the Order (College) of Psychologists of Quebec (OPQ) and member of its executive committee and Board of Directors. He served as the Quebec representative on the American Psychological Association Council of Representatives and is Past Chair of the Clinical Section of the Canadian Psychological Association. Prof. Drapeau is the Editor in Chief of Canadian Psychology and former editor of Science and Practice, and is on the editorial board of a number of other journals. He is also the cofounder of Medipsy Psychological Services.

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Degree(s): 

Postdoctorate, Universität Freiburg

Postdoctorate, Université de Lausanne

Ph.D., Université du Québec à Montréal

M.Ps., Laval University

Cert. Sociology, Université de Montréal

Mpgr. Law, Université de Montréal

Indiv. Cert., Université de Montréal

B.A. Psychology, Université du Québec à Trous-Rivières

Research areas: 
Access to services in mental health
Knowledge transfer
Psychotherapy process research
Clinical practice guidelines
Best practices in mental health
Technique in psychotherapy
Area of expertise: 

Psychotherapy, Best practices, Practice Guidelines.

 

Current research: 

For information about current research projects, please visit the MPPRG research page.

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 
2015 Received the Heather Reisman & Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching
2015 Nominated by students for the Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award, McGill University
2012 Received the International Society for Psychotherapy Research Outstanding Early Career Achievement Award
2011 Honorary mention from the Board of Directors for work accomplished as Vice President of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec
March 21, 2011 Honorary mention from the Board of Directors for work accomplished as Vice President of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec
2010 ); Received the Award for exceptional contribution to psychology, awarded by the Department of Psychology of the Université du Québec à Montréal
2010 Nominated for the Canadian Psychological Association Early Career Scientist-Practitioner Award
2009 Nominated by students for the Carrie Derrick Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision
2009 Nominated by students for the Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching
2007 Canadian Psychological Association New Researcher Award
2007 Canadian Psychological Association New Researcher Award
2007 Nominated by students for the Principal’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

 

Graduate supervision: 

The MPPR website has information on Dr. Drapeau's students.

Selected publications: 

Publications on MPPR site

Presentations on MPPR site

Professional activities: 

• Canadian Psychology, Editor in Chief • Member (researcher) of the Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec (Populational Health Research Network). • Member, as researcher, of the Coalition pour l’accès à la psychothérapie (CAP), supported by the Graham Boeckh Foundation.