Paula Ravitz

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Medical Education

Paula Ravitz MD FRCPC, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Psychotherapy, Humanities and Education Scholarship (PHES) Division for the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, holds the Morgan Firestone Psychotherapy Chair at the Mount Sinai Hospital.  Her research, publications and teaching have focused on Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), attachment theory, mentalizing, and knowledge translation of evidence-supported psychotherapies. President Elect of the International Society of IPT, she has taught IPT internationally and helped to adapt IPT for varied settings and providers including with Canadian public health nurses and in Ethiopian primary care.