Vina Goghari

Dr. Vina Goghari 2023
Professor & Vice Dean,
Research and Program Innovation, School of Graduate Studies
Telephone number
(416) 208-8168
Building HW 510


Vina M. Goghari, Ph.D., C.Psych. (Professor, Vice-Dean, Research and Program Innovation at the School of Graduate Studies), is a clinical psychologist, whose research brings together multiple methodologies, including neuroimaging, behavioural genetics (i.e., family studies), cognitive and affective experimental psychology, and clinical assessment. The main aim of her research is to advance scientific knowledge in the causes, course and outcome, and treatment of psychosis. Her laboratory also studies other disorders that present with cognitive deficits, including mood disorders and addictive disorders. A secondary aim in her laboratory is to better understand basic cognitive, social and affective processes in the healthy population. She has also published in the area of training and education in both undergraduate and graduate studies. She was awarded two prestigious national awards in 2021, the Canadian Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology and the Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Program Award for Excellence in Professional Training – Academic. She is the former Editor of Canadian Psychology, the flagship journal of the Canadian Psychological Association, and an Associate Editor of Clinical Psychological Science and Schizophrenia Bulletin