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Rossana Bisceglia

Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
rossana.bisceglia@guelphhumber.ca

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Paul Brunet
BA (Laurentian University), PhD (McMaster University)
Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
paul.brunet@guelphhumber.ca

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Christine Cabrera

Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
christine.cabrera@guelphhumber.ca

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Helen Chen
BA (McDaniel College), MA (University of Missouri, St. Louis), PhD (University of Missouri, St. Louis)
Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
helen.chen@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Helen Chen has been teaching at the University of Guelph-Humber since fall 2018. She received her PhD in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Missouri, St. Louis. She has been a practitioner in the applied setting as a HR consultant, business leader and entrepreneur, with a keen focus on talent assessment, leadership training and development, organizational learning and executive coaching. She is certified in multiple psychological assessment tools and she has designed and implemented simulation-based assessment to measure leadership potential and competencies. In the past decade, her consulting practice has led her to Asia through working with global organizations, addressing talent management challenges in a cross-cultural environment. Dr. Chen is dedicated to developing practical and valid tools and best practices to assist organizations maximizing the potential of human capital. 


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David Danto
BA (York University), MA (Duquesne University), PhD (Duquesne University), C. Psych.
Program Head Psychology

Location:
GH408E
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6086
Email:
david.danto@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. David Danto has been the Program Head of Psychology at the University of Guelph-Humber (UofGH) since 2010 and is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph. Registered as a Clinical Psychologist in Ontario, Dr. Danto is a Trustee for the Psychology Foundation of Canada (PFC) and served as Chair of the Canadian Psychological Association’s (CPA) Indigenous Peoples’ Psychology section. Recently the Chair of the CPA and PFC Task Force on Responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, he currently Chairs the CPA Standing Committee on Reconciliation, and serves on the CPA Education and Training Committee and the Board of Directors.  In addition to his teaching portfolio, Dr. Danto has worked clinically and administratively in psychiatric hospitals, university counselling centres, private practice, and correctional facilities in Canada and the United States. Dr. Danto’s research centers on mental health among Indigenous Peoples, with specific focus on the relationship between the land and healing. He is under contract with Springer Publishing as the author/co-editor of two texts, one addressing Indigenous mental health globally, and the other addressing psychological assessment with Indigenous clients. Dr. Danto was awarded UofGH research grants in 2012, 2013 and 2017, 2018 and won the UofGH Faculty Mentorship Award in 2014. 


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Joseph De Leo
BSc (University of Toronto-Woodsworth College), MA (State University of New York at Albany), PhD (State University of New York at Albany), C. Psych.
Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
joseph.deleo@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Joseph De Leo has been an instructor in the Psychology program at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2017. Dr. De Leo maintains an active clinical practice and provides assessment and treatment services to individuals with complex mental and physical health conditions, including chronic pain. Dr. De Leo completed postdoctoral research at the University of North Carolina where he contributed to the development of a brief behavioural intervention for individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and addictions issues. His research and training initiatives focus on the integration of technology-enhanced approaches to treatment. De Leo identifies as a lifelong student and learner, with a strong passion for teaching.


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Nicole Elliot

Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
nicole.elliot@guelphhumber.ca

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Mark Federman

Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
mark.federman@guelphhumber.ca

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Julie Goldenson
BA (Carleton University), BA (York University), MA (CSPP), PhD (CSPP), C. Psych.
Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext. 6071
Email:
julie.goldenson@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Julie Goldenson has been an instructor in the Psychology program at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2015. She is a registered clinical and forensic psychologist who completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Mental Health at the Law and Policy Institute, Simon Fraser University. Dr. Goldenson has worked at various inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facilities including: multiple sites associated with the Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission in British Columbia, the Law and Mental Health Program at CAMH, and the San Diego Superior Court in the United States.

In addition to her appointment at UofGH, Dr. Goldenson teaches at the University of Toronto/OISE and maintains a private practice.  She performs forensic assessment services on behalf of lawyers, Children's Aid and other third parties, and provides treatment to diverse clientele. Dr. Goldenson supervises and provides consultation to other mental health professionals and is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the Ontario Psychological Association, Canadian Academy of Psychologists in Disability Assessment, American Psychology-Law Society, the Association for Treatment of Sexual Abusers, and the International Association of Forensic Mental Health Service. She has a number of first author publications related to forensic psychology and her current research interests include female offenders, at-risk youth, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Adverse Childhood Experiences. 


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Nicolas Hobson
BSc (Hons) (McMaster University), MA (University of Toronto), PhD (University of Toronto)
Psychology

Location:
GH408
Phone:
416.798.1331 ext.6071
Email:
nicholas.hobson@guelphhumber.ca

Dr. Nick Hobson has been an instructor in the Psychology program at the University of Guelph-Humber since 2018. He has been a lecturer for a number of years and has experience teaching a breadth of courses including social/cultural psychology, behavioral economics, neuroscience, and philosophy of science. In addition to teaching, he consults and coaches business professionals and entrepreneurs on achieving peak mental performance for the ever-changing knowledge economy. Dr. Hobson’s dissertation PhD project was related to the psychology and neuroscience of rituals, which led to a number of top-tiered publications including a novel and high-impact theoretical framework. Dr. Hobson has written on a variety of topics for Forbes, Inc.com, Vice, and Psychology Today, among others.


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