Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science - Tayyab Rashid

Tayyab Rashid, Ph.D., C.Psych.

Dr. Tayyab Rashid  is a licensed clinical psychologist at the Health & Wellness Centre, and an associate faculty in the graduate psychological clinical science program at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) and an adjunct faculty at the Executive Master’s Program in Positive Leadership at the IE University, Spain. Trained with Dr. Martin Seligman, at the Positive Psychology Centre, University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Rashid‘s research expertise includes positive clinical psychology, strengths-based clinical assessment, resilience, multi-cultural counselling and mental health of young adults in post-secondary settings.

Dr. Rashid is co-chair of Canada’s National Campus Mental Health Community and is the inaugural president of the Clinical Division of the International Positive Psychology Association. Dr. Rashid has worked with individuals surviving severe trauma, including survivors of 9/11 attacks, the Asian Tsunami and refugee families.

Currently, Dr. Rashid leads Flourish - a preventive mental health initiative at the University of Toronto Scarborough. This program has been recognized with two Excellence in Innovation Awards and has also won a large grant to implement the program at multiple sites.