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Roy Moodley

Roy Moodley
Associate Professor

phone: (416) 978-0721

Department: Applied Psychology and Human Development

Research Overview

Critical Multicultural Counselling and Psychotherapy
Race, Culture and Psychoanalysis
Traditional Healing and Critical Mental Health
Global South Psychologies
Mixed-race, metissage and mestizaje relationships

DIRECTOR: Centre for Diversity in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Overview

Current Teaching

APD1214: Critical Multicultural Practice: Diversity Issues in Counselling
APD3163: Advanced Multicultural Counselling and Psychotherapy

Representative Publications


  • Moodley, R. & Lee, E. (Eds.) (2020). Routledge International Handbook on Race, Culture and Mental Health. London: Routledge.
  • Portera, A., Moodley, R. & Milani, M. (Eds.) (2020). Intercultural Counselling and Psychotherapy in Europe. UK: Cambridge Scholar’s Press.
  • Chuang, S. S., Moodley, R., Gielen, U. P. & Akram, P. S. (Eds.) (2020). Asian Families in Canada and the United States: Implications for Mental Health and Well Being. New York: Springer.
  • Fernando, S. & Moodley, R. (Eds.) (2018). Global Psychologies: Mental Health and the Global South. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Moodley, R., Lo, T. & Zhu, N. (Eds.) (2018). Asian Healing Traditions in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Los Angeles: Sage.
  • Stewart, S., Moodley, R. & Hyatt A. (Eds.) (2017). Indigenous Cultures and Mental Health Counselling. New York: Routledge.
  • Ingraham, M. I., So, J. K., & Moodley, R. (Eds.) (2016). Opera in a Multicultural World: Coloniality, Culture, Performance. New York: Routledge.
  • Moodley, R., Lengyell, M., Wu, R., & Gielen, U. P. (Eds.) (2015). International Counseling Case Studies Handbook. Washington: American Counseling Association.
  • Moodley, R. & Ocampo, M. (Eds.) (2014). Critical Psychiatry and Mental Health: Exploring the Work of Suman Fernando in Clinical Practice. London: Routledge.
  • Sutherland, P., Moodley, R. & Chevannes, B. (Eds.) (2013). Caribbean Healing Traditions: Implications for health and mental health. New York: Routledge.
  • Whitehead, S., Talahite, A. & Moodley, R.  (2013). Gender and Identity. Toronto: Oxford University Press.
  • Moodley, R., Gielen, U. & Wu, R. (Eds.) (2012). Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy in an International Context. New York: Routledge.
  • Moodley, R., Epp, L. & Yusuf, H. (Eds.) (2012). Counseling across the Cultural Divide: A Clemmont Vontress Reader. Ross-on-Wye, UK: PCCS Books.
  • Moodley, R. (2011). Outside the Sentence: Readings in Critical Multicultural Counselling and Psychotherapy. Toronto: CDCP.
  • Moodley, R. & Walcott, R. (Eds.) (2010). Counselling Across and Beyond Cultures: Exploring the Work of Clemmont E. Vontress in Clinical Practice. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
  • Moodley, R., Rai, A. & Alladin, W. (Eds.) (2010). Bridging East-West Psychology and Counselling: Exploring the work of Pittu Laungani. New Delhi: Sage.
  • Moodley, R. & Palmer, S. (Eds.) (2006). Race, Culture and Psychotherapy. London: Routledge.
  • Moodley, R. & West, W. (Eds.) (2005). Integrating Traditional Healing Practices in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage. 
  • Moodley, R., Lago, C. & Talahite, A. (Eds.) (2004). Carl Rogers Counsels a Black Client: Race, Culture and Person-Centred Counselling. Ross-on-Wye, UK: PCCS Books.
  • Whitehead, S. & Moodley, R. (Eds.) (1999). Transforming Managers: Gendering Change in the Public Sector. London: University College London Press / Taylor & Francis.
  • Moodley, R. (Ed.) (1995). Education for Transformation: Black Access to Higher Education.  Leeds, UK: Thomas Danby Publications.



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