Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Leading McGill scholars celebrated for sharing their work with the media

Published: 20Apr2022

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier has announced the 2022 winners of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media. The prize was created to recognize exceptional scholars...

Acfas prizes for two McGill Professors

Published: 8Dec2021

Canada’s most prestigious French-language learned society announced the recipients of its research awards today, and two McGill professors are among the winners....

Helping children with autism and hyperlexia learn to understand what they read

Published: 9Sep2021

Hyperlexia is a condition where preschool children display an intense early interest in letters in a way that is very advanced for their age. They can decode words accurately, but without...

Experts: International Day of Education | January 24

Published: 22Jan2021

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 24 as the International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. The theme of the 3rd...

Experts: Quebec City attack highlights need for discussion on mental health

Published: 3Nov2020

Quebec is hoping to reduce wait lists and widen access to help by injecting $100 million into mental health services as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, an announcement that was pushed up...

Expert: NXIVM leader Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison

Published: 29Oct2020

Disgraced self-improvement guru Keith Raniere, whose followers included millionaires and Hollywood actors, was sentenced to 120 years in prison on Tuesday, October 27 for turning some adherents...

Social isolation causing psychological distress among university students

Published: 25Sep2020

Surprisingly, university students without pre-existing mental health concerns seem to be suffering greater psychological distress during the pandemic than their peers with pre-existing mental...

McGill and Trafalgar School forge new partnership to transform education

Published: 23Sep2020

McGill University’s Faculty of Education and Trafalgar School for Girls are partnering to establish a transformative partnership - the CoLab. A first of its kind in Canada, the CoLab will integrate...

Quality of continuing education for psychotherapists questioned, unsupported by research

Published: 27May2020

New research from McGill University has found that nearly half of psychotherapies promoted in workshops approved by l’Ordre des Psychologues du Québec are not supported by scientific research,...

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