Diana Koszycki
Diana Koszycki
Emeritus Professor

LMX C342
613-562-5800 ext. 4091

Diana Koszycki, Ph.D., is a professor in the Faculty of Education and has a cross-appointment with the Faculty of Medicine (Department of Psychiatry). Her research has focused on the genetic, biological and psychological basis of anxiety and efficacy trials of different psychotherapies for anxiety disorders, depressive disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Her research has been supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Ontario Mental Health Foundation, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the CHEO Center for Excellence and the University Medical Research Fund. She has published over 105 peer-reviewed research papers and book chapters and almost 200 abstracts in scientific proceedings. She sits on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry and Journal of General Psychiatry and has been an ad hoc reviewer for over 30 peer-reviewed journals. She has served on review committees for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and other funding agencies and held a Research Chair in Mental Health, in partnership with the Institut du savoir Montfort from 2012 until 2022. Professor Koszycki is a licensed psychologist in Ontario and Quebec and is actively involved in training and supervising psychotherapists in interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive behaviour therapy. She is a visiting professor at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China.

Research interests

  • Anxiety
  • Mindfulness
  • Depression
  • Psychotherapy
  • Spirituality and positive psychology