Education & Experience
Theoretical Approach to Psychotherapy: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Mindfulness.
Laleh Dadgardoust is a PhD candidate in forensic psychology at University of Ontario Institute for Technology. The main focus of her research is risk assessment and treatment management of sex offenders. Other research interests include trajectories of sexual offending. She is enthusiastically furthering her education in forensic psychology field which will enable her to conduct research and provide services to forensic populations.
Prior to starting her PhD in forensic psychology, she has amassed 10 years of experience as a community service professional in the field of human and social providing services such as supporting counselling, crisis intervention and assessment, transitional planning, group facilitation, advocacy, public education, and community outreach. She has applied her extensive training and experience to working with diverse populations including women and children fleeing abuse, newcomer youth, visible minorities, economically disadvantaged communities, and individuals dealing with addiction and mental health issues.
Languages: English, Farsi, and Dari.