Separated Fathers: Breaking the Isolation


Published: 11Jan2017

Around 40% of heterosexual marriage in Canada ends in divorce, and 70% of breakups are initiated by the woman. Robert Whitley, professor in social psychiatry at McGill University, directed a short documentary on a group of separated fathers in Montreal who discuss their struggles, challenges and perseverance. Documentary can be live-streamed here.

Rob Whitley, Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, McGill University

He’s the Principal Investigator of the Social Psychiatry Research and Interest Group (SPRING) at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre. He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University. His two main research (and action) interests are recovery and stigma.

robert.whitley [at]
(514) 607-4954
(English, French)