Dr. Catherine Fichten is the recipient of the Canadian Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Public or Community Service, the Prix Reconnaissance de l’Association pour la recherche au collégial (ARC), the Prix de l’ARC pour Contribution au développement de carrières scientifiques, and was awarded the CSUN Fred Strache Leadership Award.
Born in Hungary and raised in Montreal, she holds a B.Sc. from McGill University, an M.A. from Concordia University, and a Ph.D. (Dean’s Honor List) in Clinical Psychology from McGill University. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Dawson College, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University, and a clinical psychologist in the Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research Unit of the Jewish General Hospital. She co-directs the Adaptech Research Network/Réseau de Recherche Adaptech, a bilingual multidisciplinary grant funded research team based at Dawson College. She publishes extensively in both English and French with colleagues and students and currently holds grants from both provincial and federal funding agencies.
Additional information about her publications and presentations is available on her website.