David Dozois received his PhD from the University of Calgary in 1999. He is a Full Professor of Psychology and Director of the Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at Western University. Dr. Dozois is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, the CPA Section on Clinical Psychology, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is also a former Beck Institute Scholar at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research.
His research focuses on cognitive vulnerability to depression and cognitive-behavioral theory/therapy. He has published 162 scientific papers, book chapters and books and has presented over 325 research presentations at national and international conferences. He is editor of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: General Strategies (2014, Wiley) and co-editor of Prevention of Anxiety and Depression: Theory Research and Practice (2004, American Psychological Association), Risk Factors in Depression (2008; Elsevier/Academic Press), and the Handbook of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (in press, Guilford). Dr. Dozois has served twice as President of the CPA (2011-2012 and 2016-2017). He is also on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Applied Psychology. In addition, he maintains a small private practice.