Dennis C. Wendt, PhD

Dennis C. Wendt, PhD


Dr. Dennis C. Wendt is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University. He completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Michigan in 2015, including an APA-accredited internship at the Southwest Consortium in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This was followed by a postdoctoral research fellowship with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Wendt's research focuses on partnering with Indigenous communities in exploring, developing, and evaluating culturally relevant interventions pertaining to mental health, substance use, and community wellness. He is also interested in evidence-based practice considerations for substance use disorders, as well as philosophical aspects of clinical psychology and research methods.


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan: Clinical Psychology
  • MS, University of Michigan: Clinical Psychology
  • BS, Brigham Young University: Psychology (Philosophy minor)

Area of expertise: 

  • Participatory research with Indigenous communities to develop, implement, and evaluate culturally-relevant mental health and substance-use interventions
  • Substance use disorder treatment
  • Evidence-based practice implementation
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Culture and spirituality
  • Qualitative research methods


c/o Dennis Wendt

Education Building

3700 McTavish St.

Room 614

Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2

Office hours: 

By appointment.


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