Suzanne Stewart

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Position: 
Associate Professor of Indigenous Healing in Counselling Psychology, OISE; Special Advisor the Dean on Aboriginal Education; Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Homelessness & Life Transitions; Interim Director Indigenous Education Initiative
Research Interests: 
Indigenous mental health and healing in psychology (homelessness, youth mental health, identity, and work-life development); Indigenous pedagogies in teacher education, higher education and psychotherapy practice/training
Publications: 

Recent Refereed Journal Articles

 

Stewart, S. (July 2012 in press). Canadian Aboriginal Homelessness: Exploring Directions for Counselling Research. International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling.

 

Stewart, S., Reeves, A., & Beaulieu, T. (July 2012). Qualitative Aboriginal counselling research: Voices of Aboriginal youth on work-life. International Journal of Advances in Psychology. 1st author

 

Stewart, S. & Reeves, A. (2012). Intersections of career development and post-secondary education for Indigenous students: Exploring the integrity of social and

cultural issues. Canadian Journal of Career Development. 1st author

 

Stewart, S. (2010). In the therapists’ chair: Interview with Dr. Joseph Trimble. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 23(3), 257-265.

 

Stewart, S. (2009). Participatory action research: exploring Indigenous youth perspectives and experiences. Indigenous Policy Journal, 10(3) 2-12.

 

Stewart, S. (2009). Family Counselling as Decolonization: Exploring an Indigenous Social-Constructivist Approach in Clinical Practice. First Peoples Child & Family Review, 4,(2), 99-118.

 

Stewart, S. (2009). One Indigenous academic’s evolution: A personal narrative of Native health research and competing ways of knowing. First Peoples Child & Family Review, 4(1), 57-65.

 

Stewart, S. (2009). Review of Foundations of counseling and psychotherapy: Evidence-based practices in a diverse society. Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne, 50(3), 216-218.

Biography: 

Suzanne is a member of the Yellowknife Dene First Nation. She is a mother of four children. She is a psychologist and Associate Professor of Indigenous Healing in Counselling Psychology at OISE/University of Toronto, where she is also Special Advisor the Dean on Aboriginal Education and the Chair of the Indigenous Education Network. Research and teaching interests include Indigenous mental health and healing in psychology (homelessness, youth mental health, identity, and work-life development), and Indigenous pedagogies in teacher education, higher education and psychotherapy practice/training. She is also Chair of the Aboriginal Section of the Canadian Psychology Association and is committed to advancing Indigenous healing issues through the discipline of psychology.