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Founded in the early 1960s, the Department has grown to become one of the most esteemed Departments of Psychology in Canada.

Our faculty and our graduate program are internationally renowned.


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  1. Dec. 5, 2019CMHRT Community Education Outreach

    On November 25, Clinical psychology graduate students from the Clinical Psychology Department and the Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment at the University of Waterloo participated in the UW 26 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign this past November.

  2. Dec. 2, 2019Geoffery Fong awarded Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour

    Please join me in congratulating Geoff Fong who was awarded the Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour at the HRF Gala Event in Montreal. The Medal of Honour is “awarded to remarkable individuals whose research or contributions to public policies supportive of research and development in Canada have achieved international recognition.

  3. Nov. 12, 2019Clinical Graduate Students Participate in Thrive Week Forum
    CMHRT Student Presentation

    Clinical psychology graduate students from the University of Waterloo hosted an interactive display booth on The Prevention of Mental Health Issues and Promotion of Mental Health Care Strategies at the recent Student Mental Health Forum at Federation Hall on November 6 2019.

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  1. Jan. 15, 2020PhD Oral Defense - Dana Bernier

    Dana Bernier's thesis is entitled: "Listening to their peers: An assessment of toddlers' processing of other children's speech."

    All are welcome to attend.

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