Jaswant Guzder, MD


Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry
Sir Mortimer B. Davis, Jewish General Hospital
PO Box: 4333 Cote Ste-Catherine Rd
Montreal, Quebec H3T 1E4
jaswant [at] videotron.ca (Email)

Areas of Expertise

Clinical practice with migrant and refugee children and families; borderline pathology in children; culture and psychosis; trauma and bereavement; migration and mental health of Indian immigrants in Canada


Dr. Jaswant Guzder is an associate professor in the McGill Department of Psychiatry, head of Child Psychiatry and director of Child Day Treatment at the Jewish General Hospital, and an adjunct professor in the McGill Faculty of Education. She continues to serve as a senior consultant with the Cultural Consultation Service at the Jewish General Hospital. She is also a psychoanalyst and supervisor for the Art Therapy masters program at Concordia University. Dr. Guzder worked in Mumbai, India from 1980 to 1984. Her child and family practice in Montreal is multicultural. She has graduate students working with South Asian and African populations.

Selected Publications

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