Tag Archives: Applied Psychology

York University celebrates its leading researchers

York University celebrated its leading researchers last Wednesday for their outstanding achievements during the third annual York U Research Leaders celebration. Hosted by York University President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri and Vice-President Research and Innovation Robert Haché, and led by York political science Professor and event MC Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, associate vice-president research, the University celebrated […]

Living apart causes regret for immigrant families

Separated immigrant families in Canada often regret their decision to live apart, this according to a new study from CERIS – The Ontario Metropolis Centre, led by researchers from York University’s LaMarsh Centre for Child & Youth Research and the York Institute of Health Research. Parent-child separation is increasingly prevalent across the world as transnational families live […]

Contribution to psychotherapy garners professor major US award

York psychology Professor Leslie Greenberg, a pioneer of Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), has been chosen as the winner of the 2012 American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research. Greenberg (PhD ’96) has spent more than 20 years researching a psychotherapy method that helps people become aware of their emotions and express them, […]