Located in ruggedly beautiful Northwestern Ontario, at the tip of Lake Superior is the city of Thunder Bay, home of the Department of Psychology at Lakehead University. The Department of Psychology offers Undergraduate programs in both arts and science leading to bachelor, honours bachelor, and specialized honours bachelor psychology degrees, as well as a Minor in Psychology.  The Department of Psychology offers  graduate programs leading to degrees in  master of science, Psychological Science, master of arts, Clinical Psychology, and PhDs in Psychology: Psychological Science or Clinical Psychology.  The PhD program is accredited by the Canadian Psychology Association for a six year term until 2023-2024.

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Psychology refers to both the science and profession concerned with understanding and influencing the thoughts, feelings, emotions and behaviour of individuals. 

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Psychology Departmental Newsletter: spring 2018 issue






Research could help reduce risk for experiencing postpartum depression
Carley Pope aims to one day help women reduce the risk for postpartum depression. Pope discussed her research on maternal mental health at... full story
Lakehead Professor will be inducted into the Royal Society of Scholars, Artists and Scientists
Dr. Christopher Mushquash will soon be the first Lakehead University professor inducted into the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars,... full story
Psychology celebrating Mary Lysenchuk’s 50 years at Lakehead University
The Psychology department will hold a reception to celebrate Mary’s 50th anniversary at Lakehead on Friday, Sept. 8 from 3 to 5 pm in the Study... full story