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CCP Faculty who are Accepting Students for 2020-2021

Core Faculty


Faculty Name

Research Interests

Dr. Jeffrey AnsloosDr. Jeffrey Ansloos

  • Indigenous mental health and education, in particular:
    • Structural violence and complex trauma
    • Indigenous death, suicide, and life promotion
    • Indigenous social theories and applied community psychology
    • Decolonization, liberation, emancipation and futurism(s)
    • Sociopolitical dimensions of Indigenous mental health
    • Youth studies (Racialization; Social movements; Identity)
    • Qualitative, arts-based and new media research methodologies
    • Critical media and technology studies
Dr. Charles Chen
•Vocational and career psychology
•Life career development, and career theories and counselling approaches

Dr. Michel FerrariDr. Michel Ferrari

  • How personal identity develops in typical and atypical populations
  • Personal conscious experience, both in contemporary cognitive science and in the history of psychology
  • Personal wisdom in Canada, the USA, Serbia, Ukraine, India, and China
  • The importance of wisdom to the successful acculturation of immigrants and refugees to Canada
Dr. J. Roy GillisDr. J. Roy Gillis
  • Developing models of the psychological impact of hate crime victimization and same-sex partner abuse
  • The impact of homophobia on society 
  • The teaching of sexual orientation diversity within educational systems
  • Health promotion research, especially HIV prevention research, HIV health literacy, and the prevention of classroom bullying
Dr. Abby GoldsteinDr. Abby Goldstein
  • Risk and wellness behaviours during emerging adulthood (ages 18-25)
  • The influence of distal (early relationships, attachment styles, child maltreatment) and proximal (individual differences in emotion regulation, motives for risk behaviours, mood, interpersonal interaction) factors on the everyday risk and wellness behaviours of emerging adults
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Dr. Roy Moodley
  • Critical Multicultural Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Race, Culture and Psychoanalysis
  • Traditional Healing and Critical Mental Health
  • Global South Psychologies
  • Mixed-race, metissage and mestizaje relationships
Dr. Jeanne WatsonDr. Jeanne Watson
  • Theory and practice of person-centred and experiential psychotherapy including emotion focused therapy, psychotherapy process and outcome
  • The therapeutic relationship
  • Empathy
  • Emotional processing and affect regulation, cognitive-affective processes in the treatment of depression