Leslie S Greenberg

Distinguished Professor
Professor Emeritus

Locations / Contact Info:

108D Behavioural Science - BSB
Keele Campus
Phone: 416 736 2100 Ext. 66111
Fax: 416 736 5814

Email address(es):


Web site(s):


Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology


Phd - 1975
York University
Toronto Ont. Can.

B.Sc (Eng) - 1967
Univ. of Witwatersrand
Johannesburg S. Africa

M. Eng - 1970
Hamilton Ont. Can.


Emotion-focused Clinic


APA Division 29 award for Distinguished Contribution - 2013

APA award for Distinguished Professional Contribution - 2012

Carl Rogers Award - 2010

Distinguished contributions to Psychology as a profession - 2007

Harvey Brooker Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching - 2007

Award for Excellence in Profess - 2006

Distinguished Career research award - 2004


Currently available to supervise graduate students: No

Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: No

Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: No

Current Research

Psychotherapy process and outcome research with a particular focus on identifying processes of change and relating these to outcome. Empirically supported experiential therapy with a special focus on the treatment of depression. The role of emotion in therapy and constructivism in the generation of meaning. The development of the principles of a dilectical-constructivist emotion-focused therapy for individuals and couples. Psychotherapy integration. More information can be found on my webpage.

Research Projects

Emotional Literacy
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $200,000
Year Funded: 2009
Duration: 2
Funded by: Other...

Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $140,000
Year Funded: 2007
Duration: 3
Funded by: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):

CV of Leslie S Greenberg