Mental Health of Canada and Indigenous Reconciliation: What is it and what does it mean? — 2:30pm-3:30pm @ Debates Room –
Suzanne is a member of the Yellowknife Dene First Nation. She is a mother of four children. She is a registered clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Indigenous healing in Counseling Psychology at OISE/University of Toronto, where she is Special Advisor to the Dean on Aboriginal Education and Interim Director of the Indigenous Education Initiative. Research and teaching interests include Indigenous mental health and healing in psychology (homelessness, youth mental health, identity, and work-life development), Indigenous pedagogies in teacher education and higher education and psychotherapy practice/training. She is also Chair of the Aboriginal Section of the Canadian Psychology Association and is committed to advancing Indigenous healing issues through the discipline of psychology, and currently serves as the Acting Director of the Community Development Collaborative Program.