My research work focuses on a variety of areas related to education, health, and wellness.


  • Personal goal-setting
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Academic achievement (and underachievement)
  • Drug and alcohol abuse and dependence
  • Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy and Psychedelic Integration

Addiction and mental health services and systems research; Harm-reduction approach; screening, assessment, and treatment of the comorbidity/co-occurrence of mental health and substance use disorders (particularly among children, adolescents, and young adults); implementation science and the use of evidence in treatment systems; mental health and wellness service-system improvements for Indigenous Peoples of Canada; cultural adaptation of evidence-based practices; goal theory; mindfulness-based interventions; psychedelic-assisted therapies for mental health and addiction; research and publication ethics.

List of Publications 

List of Presentations

University of Toronto Faculty Profile