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Nathalie Dinh, PhD

Nathalie Dinh, PhDNathalie Dinh, Ph.D., is Professional Chief of Psychology at St. Mary's Hospital Center, in Montreal, Canada. She received her training in psychology at McGill University and the University of Montreal. Prior to becoming a psychologist, she obtained business and administrative education from the John Molson School of business of Concordia University and held various managerial positions in communications and marketing in the aerospace industry in Montreal and Paris, France. Dr. Dinh has clinical and research experience in the formulation of cultural diagnostic interviews with individuals and families from diverse cultural backgrounds for which she trains Psychology interns and Psychiatric residents. She is a consultant to the Cultural Consultation Service at the Jewish General Hospital. Her current interests include integrating evaluative instruments and psychotherapeutic approaches toward a culturally-sensitive assessment of multicultural clientele.

nathalie [dot] dinh [at] mcgill [dot] ca (e-mail)

Selected Articles

Dinh, N.M.H, Groleau, D., Rodriguez, R., Kirmayer, L.J., and Bibeau, G. (in press). The impact of the use of the DSM-IV Outline for Cultural Formulation by a mental Health Multidisciplinary team: A Conversation Analysis. To be submitted to: The Journal of Social Sciences and Medicine.

Dinh, N.M.H. (2008). Indignation in a Cross-cultural Clinical Context. In P. Twohig & R. Fisher (Eds.). Sixth Global Conference of Health, Illness and Disease (Chapter 1). Oxford Conference Series Publication.

Dinh, N.M.H., and Groleau, D. (2008). Traumatic amputation: A case of Laotian indignation and injustice. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 32(3), 440-457.

Selected Book Chapter

Kirmayer, L.J., Jarvis, G.E., Dinh, N.M.H., and Groleau, D. (in press). Development of the Cultural Consultation Service: Training, Implementation and Evaluation. In L.J. Kirmayer, C. Rousseau, and J. Guzder (Eds.), Encountering the Other: The Practice of Cultural Consultation (Chapter 3). New York, NY: Springer SBM.