Vincenzo Di Nicola

Professor Vincenzo DI NICOLA is a psychologist, child and family psychiatrist, psychotherapist, and philosopher. He is Tenured Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Addictions Medicine, University of Montreal, and Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, The George Washington University.

Prof. Di Nicola is Founder & President, Canadian Association of Social Psychiatry (CASP), President, World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP); Co-Founder & Past Chair, American Psychiatric Association (APA) Caucus on Global Mental Health & Psychiatry; and Co-Founder & Co-Chair, APA Caucus on Medical Humanities in Psychiatry,  Prof. Di Nicola’s fellowships and awards include: APA Distinguished Life Fellow (DLFAPA) and the APA Distinguished Service Award; Distinguished Fellow of the Canadian Psychiatric Association (DFCPA); and Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (FCAHS).

Prof. Di Nicola’s publications include: A Stranger in the Family: Culture, Families, and Therapy (Norton, 1997), Letters to a Young Therapist  (Atropos, 2011), and with D. Stoyanov, Psychiatry in Crisis: At the Crossroads of Social Sciences, the Humanities, and Neuroscience (Springer, 2021). He is a Director or Board member of several professional societies, including the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA), the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture (SSPC), and the World Association of Cultural Psychiatry (WACP).