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Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development

The Department of Applied Psychology & Human Development (APHD) is a research-intensive Department, boasting some of the finest, internationally-known scholars in their fields who teach in our five graduate programs: Child Study and Education, Counselling and Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Education, and School and Clinical Child Psychology. Our programs focus on basic and applied research pertaining to children, adolescents and adults.

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New Resource Highlights Importance of Indigenous Perspectives in Children’s Environmental Inquiry

Natural curiosity 2nd Edition Book Launch 2018


Natural Curiosity 2nd Edition launched their new resource for teachers, which supports a stronger awareness of Indigenous perspectives and their importance to environmental education. Read more about the book launch on Thursday, March 1 and how you can get your copy.

Explore our graduate programs

Explore our 1-2 year programs


University researcher
Psychological Associate
Global mental health specialist

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Explore our 4-6 year programs


School psychologist
Early learning specialist
Clinical psychologist

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Unique to our department are teaching intensive experiences within the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School and the OISE's Psychology Clinic that provide students with rich practical experiences to advance understanding and innovation. In addition, faculty research is supported by facilities within the Jackman Institute of Child Study, the Indigenous Education Network, and departmental laboratories. 


Learn about our clinical training programs

Clinical Training


The Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development is a hub for clinical psychology training at the University of Toronto. Our extensive training programs are designed to prepare students to successfully practice in a variety of clinical, counselling, hospital and school settings. 




Student life

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Our students are part of a supportive and diverse community of scholars. You'll have the opportunity to become involved in the student association, work with outstanding faculty, participate in cross-curricular learning, and more.

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"In this building 
full of people 
looking to make 
a difference, 
this is a great 
opportunity to 
be curious."

-Kimberly Kim, 
DPE MEd Student


Research at APHD

Lab Spotlight

Becky Chen talks about her research


Becky Chen speaks about her research interests and expertise in children's langauge and literacy development 

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Graduate Student Highlight

Natania Marcus - CCP graduate studentCongratulations to Natania Marcus, CCP student who recently received the the prestigious CIHR Institute of Gender and Health's "Hacking the Knowledge Gap Trainee Award for Innovative Thinking to Support LGBTQI2S Health and Wellness"


News and events




APHD Professor J. Roy Gillis has been appointed to the Post-Secondary Standards Development Committee for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilites Act (AODA)

J Roy Gillis

Congratulations, Roy!

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You can now choose to theme your MEd degree at OISE!


Student studying in Nexus Lounge


More information on Degree Themes 

Shared thinking in preschoolers: the role of individuals, dyads, and families

Jenny Jenkins

by Dr. Jenny Jenkins,
APHD Professor

Wed. Mar 28, 2018 12:30-2:00pm
OISE, Room 9-105
 This event will also be 

See the full colloquium schedule