Katreena Scott, Ph.D., C.Psych.


Dr. Katreena Scott is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology and Human Development at the University of Toronto. Dr. Scott is also a trained clinical psychologist and has worked with child, adolescent and adult victims and perpetrators of abuse and violence. She is also a researcher,  with specific expertise and interest in exploring ways of reducing violence in family relationships and addressing violence perpetration in men and fathers. Dr. Scott is recognized internationally for her intervention work with abusive fathers and nationally for her research on effective interventions for intimate partner violence. She has authored over 40 articles and book chapters on the development of violent relationships, the efficacy of service to male batterers, the effect of abuse and trauma on children, and on empirically and ethically sound policies for working with abuse perpetrators. The Caring Dads program that she developed (www.caringdads.org) is currently running in many sites across Canada, as well as in the US, UK, Ireland, Wales, Germany and Sweden.

Contact:  katreena.scott@utoronto.ca