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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 (Teacher Education program)
  • Counselling and Clinical Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology 
  • Developmental Psychology and Education
  • School and Clinical Child Psychology. 

Our programs focus on basic and applied research pertaining to children, adolescents and adults.

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

students outside with brick backdrop

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.

Quick Links for Current students

"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 

 More videos...

Graduate Student Highlight

APHD student Melissa Hunte Receives Connaught International Doctoral Scholarship

Congratulations to
APHD student Melissa Hunte,
who has received
the Connaught International 




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News and events




Professor Patricia Ganea has co-edited a book on how active learning plays a role in the cognitive and linguistic development of infants and young children

J Roy Gillis

Check it out here

You can now choose to choose your electives based on course themes!


Student studying in Nexus Lounge


More information on Degree Themes 

APHD Colloquium Series Schedule


See this year's full colloquium schedule and select colloquium recordings