Professor Vincenzo Di Nicola

Project Partner: Professor Vincenzo Di Nicola
Professor Vincenzo Di Nicola
Psychologist psychiatrist family therapist and philosopher specialising in eating disorders trauma migration and mental health and philosophical values-based critiques of all these models and practices.

I am a psychologist (McGill U, U London),psychiatrist (McGill U, UOttawa), family therapist (Fellowship, McGillU; Milan Centre for the Study of the Family, Milan, Italy; Institute of FamilyTherapy, Rome, Italy, now Accademia di Psicoterapia della Famiglia), and philosopher (European Graduate School)specializing in eating disorders, trauma, migration and mental health, andphilosophical, values-based critiques of all these models and practices.

Mymain orientation is as a child and family specialist, as a social and culturalpsychiatrist, and as a global mental health specialist.

Iam the founder & President of the Canadian Association of Social Psychiatry(CASP) and President-Elect of the World Association for Social Psychiatry(WASP).


Based in


Working in

CanadaUnited StatesHaiti

Areas of interest in VBP

Communications/website, Education,Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar),Meeting/other/webinars, e-mail andvideo-conferencing mentoring,Publications/CUPseries, Publications/other/journals, columns, blogs, etc., Research/philosophy,Research/other/[pleasespecify],Services/person-centered,Services/teamwork

Related areas of interest

Evidence-based practice/Critique of;  Ethics, both practitioner of medical ethics and critic of;

Medical humanities/I reach a postgraduate course on Psychiatry and the Humanities at the University ofMontreal; Philosophy of psychiatry, psychology and the human/social sciences

Areas of healthcare expertise:

Child Health/Child &Adolescent Psychiatrist, trained in paediatrics and child & adolescentpsychiatry

Global health,Mental health/General,Mental health/I am an earlycontributor to Global Mental Health and the Co-Founder of the Global MentalHealth & Psychiatry Caucus of the American Psychiatric Association

Other: familytherapy/relational theory and therapy, relational psychology