Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Announcing a new course open to Education students (DISE, ECP, KPE)!  EDPE 595: Seminar in Special Topics-- Introduction to Professional Engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada is a graduate level course that is also open to to advanced undergraduate students, with permission of the instructor. Taught by Professor Dennis Wendt on Tuesdays at 11:35 AM to 2:35 PM (EST), this course provides an introduction to key considerations pertaining to professional engagement with Indigenous Peoples in Canada, including First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples.

Published on: 18 Aug 2020

Child psychologist and parenting coach, Dr. Tamara Soles discusses strategies for parents on how to manage children's stress and anxiety about back-to-school during COVID-19 in her new Facebook video.

Classified as: Alumni News
Published on: 12 Aug 2020

Feeling anxious, restless, or stressed? Have a look at "A University Student's Guide to Managing Stress During Difficult Times".

Dr. Nancy Heath’s Development and Intrapersonal Resilience (DAIR) Research Team gives you quick tips and helpful resources with this great interactive e-flyer!

View the full document here!

Published on: 5 Aug 2020

In an article in the McGill Tribune, Associate Provost of Teaching and Academic Programs, Christopher Buddle, expressed the University’s renewed commitment to remote delivery as the safest and most equitable option for students at this time. Despite some students' concerns, Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs and DISE Faculty Lecturer, Dr.

Published on: 3 Aug 2020

Congratulations to two Faculty of Education students, Kyla Brophy from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Wahéhshon Shiann Whitebean from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, for earning Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.

Published on: 14 Jul 2020

To honour our Faculty of Education Class of 2020, McGill University created this beautiful video that features snapshots of our graduates, hearty congratulations from our McGill leadership, and special messages from celebrity guest speakers Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier François Legault, and McGill alumnus and Superbowl 2020 star Dr. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. We're exceptionally proud of McGill Education's graduating class and look forward to seeing them cross the stage, in person, in Spring 2021

Published on: 19 Jun 2020

Dear McGill Education Community,

The current events of these past weeks have shone a light on the racial injustice that sadly exists in today’s world. The tragedy of George Floyd’s death, while having taken place in the United States, has provoked us to think about direct and indirect prejudices that perpetuate in our own communities.

Published on: 8 Jun 2020

Is your sleep being disturbed from the confinement? Psychologist Marie-Hélène Pennestri, of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, tells us about the potential causes of such a change and offers us tips for maintaining good sleep techniques, while deconstructing some myths about it on her podcast Le sommeil : un allié en matière de santé mentale.

Published on: 29 May 2020

An interactive guide to strategies and resources that you can follow along with to manage stress and intense feelings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brought to you by McGill, Development and Intrapersonal Resilience, The Centre of Excellent for Mental Health, Lester B. Pearson School Board, and Amanda Argento, Educational Technology Consultant

Click to download the complete PDF here

Published on: 22 May 2020

Dr. Tina Montreuil, of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, was featured in a CTV News segment on reopening schools and how parents are trying to help their children stay connected to friends and up to date with their curriculum.

Watch the full CTV News segment here:

Published on: 21 May 2020

Adam Dubé Reassures Students Contemplating Deferral on CTV News

In this CTV News piece, ECP Assistant Professor Adam Dubé reassures students concerned about the value of remote course delivery that "instructors will be creating new types of learning experiences for their students."

Published on: 13 May 2020

Dr. Nancy Heath, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education shares her insights on parents’ anxieties and challenges regarding sending their children back to school, and the difficulties teachers will face with new distancing rules.

Read the full Globe and Mail article at:

Published on: 8 May 2020

Dr. Tina Montreuil, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education's Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at McGill University, offers eight tips in this French article to help parents and children take advantage of the current situation and recreate an optimal family environment.

Read the full article here:


Published on: 28 Apr 2020

McGill's Faculty of Education is proud to celebrate the teaching excellence of Allison Gonsalves, Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) and Adam Dubé, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), through this year's Teaching Awards.

Published on: 24 Apr 2020


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