Dr. Diana Brecher is a clinical psychologist who has been working at the Ryerson counselling centre since 1991. She was the clinical director from 1994 - 2011. She is also adjunct faculty in the Ryerson Psychology Department, teaching graduate-level courses in CBT and clinical supervision. Four years ago, Diana started the ThriveRU program, which is deeply rooted in positive psychology and is dedicated to teaching resilience. Diana's long term goal is to infuse Ryerson's programs, services and curriculum with principles of resilience and flourishing and to help facilitate a cultural change within the university.
She is an alum from the University of Toronto, a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Diplomate in Cognitive Therapy, and a Clinical Psychologist.