Clinical Psychologist, Scientist, Consultant, Editor, Professor
Dr. Dominique Morisano currently holds status academic appointments at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH; Collaborator Scientist, Institute for Mental Health Policy Research), University of Toronto (Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health), and Centre for Mindfulness Studies (Faculty). She also teaches ad hoc graduate-level courses in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at OISE (University of Toronto): Theories and Techniques of Counselling; Therapy for Children, Adolescents, and Families; and Mental Health in the Classroom. She is also a Visiting Researcher at Erasmus University‘s Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands.
She previously worked both clinically (Supervising Psychologist) and directing research at the Child and Family Institute of the former St. Luke’s Roosevelt-Hospital Centre in NYC while holding an academic appointment at Columbia University (Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry). She then held an Independent Scientist position at CAMH from 2011-2015. She has been actively involved with the Mind and Life Institute since 2008 and participates annually in their Summer Research Institute. Her main clinical and research interests center around goal-setting and motivation, addiction treatment and harm-reduction, and mindfulness-based approaches to wellness.