Strategies for surviving and thriving as a journalist – and a human being – when uncertainty is the only certainty.
Diana Brecher, psychologist, professor, Ryerson University.
Dr. Brecher is a cognitive behavioural therapist who has a particular interest in working with clients who are experiencing anxiety and depression. She started the Ryerson Crisis Team in 1994 (providing Critical Incident Stress Debriefing to those groups on campus who have experienced a traumatic event). In addition, she is a founding member of the Ryerson Assessment of Behavioural Risk Team. She teaches in the graduate counselling psychology program at OISE/UT, and is co-teaching the dual certificate program, Advance Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at The Hinks Dellcrest Centre & OISE/UT. She directs the Ryerson CSDC internship training program and provides clinical supervision to the counsellors in the CSDC.