Dr. Dozois is a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry, and Director of the Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Dozois is a Fellow of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT), the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), the International Association of Applied Psychology, and the CPA Section on Clinical Psychology. He is also a former Beck Institute Scholar at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research.
Dr. Dozois' research focuses on cognitive vulnerability to depression and cognitive-behavioral theory/therapy. He has published 197 scientific articles, book chapters and books, and 89 non-peer reviewed papers, and has presented over 360 research presentations at national and international conferences.
He is editor of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: General Strategies (2014, Wiley) and Abnormal Psychology: Perspectives (7th ed., 2023, Pearson), and co-editor of The Treatment of Psychosocial Risk Factors in Depression (in press, American Psychological Association), Handbook on the State of the Art in Applied Psychology (2021; Wiley), Handbook of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (4th ed., 2019; Guilford), Risk Factors in Depression (2008; Elsevier/Academic Press), and The Prevention of Anxiety and Depression: Theory Research and Practice (2004, American Psychological Association).
Dr. Dozois received the Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Profession award from CPA in 2020. He was President of the CACBT (2020-2021) and twice President of the CPA (2011–12; 2016–17). He serves on the Board of Directors for Mental Health Research Canada and the International Association of Applied Psychology.
In addition, he maintains a small private practice.