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Paula Ravitz

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Medical Education

Paula Ravitz MD FRCPC is an Assistant Professor, Associate Head of the Psychotherapy Program and Head of the Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Program for the Department of Psychiatry at University of Toronto. She is director of the Mount Sinai Psychotherapy Institute.  Dr. Ravitz is the recipient of the 2004 Psychotherapy Award for Academic Excellence at the University of Toronto, and the 2005 Association of Academic Psychiatry's 'teacher of the year' award for Canada. Her academic focus is on the practice, teaching, program development and research of psychotherapy. One of her priorities as a clinical educator has been to disseminate evidence-based psychotherapies, teaching workshops in IPT internationally and working with the Ontario Psychiatric Outreach Programme as Chair of Continuing Education.