May 25, 2022

Challenges and Rewards of a culturally-informed approach to mental health | Jessica Dere | TEDxUTSC

When thinking about mental health as well as mental health problem, Dr. Jessica Dere describes how society makes a difference. Across mental wellness research study, professional care and also teaching, there are extensive rewards to be had by truly understanding individuals in context.

Dr. Jessica Dere is a medical speaker in the Department of Psychology and also the Graduate Department of Psychological Clinical Science at UTSC. She obtained her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University in 2012, as well as finished a post-doctoral fellowship in the Social Aetiology of Mental Illness (SAMI) training program at the Centre for Addiction and also Mental Health (CAMH). Her research study passions consist of the role of cultural consider psychological procedures as well as cultural variations in sign discussion of depression and stress and anxiety.

This talk was provided at a TEDx event using the TED conference format yet separately arranged by a neighborhood area. Discover more at

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