Dr. Keith Dobson

Keith Dobson



Full Professor Emeritus

Faculty of Arts , Department of Psychology

Full Member

Hotchkiss Brain Institute

Contact information

Phone number

Office: +1 (403) 220-5096


Office: Administration Building235A

Preferred method of communication

I check email daily, so this is the best communication method.


Educational Background

B.A. Psychology, University of Alberta, 1975

Doctor of Philosophy Psychology, University of Western Ontario, 1980

M.A. Psychology, University of Western Ontario, 1977


Course number Course title Semester
PSYC 385LEC 01 Abnormal Psychology Winter 2022


  • Founding Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy. 1999
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. 2021
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Canada. 2021
  • Donald O. Hebb Award, Canadian Psychological Association . 2013


  • The fundamental cognitive model. . Keith Stephen Dobson. Guilford Press. 29- 47. (2018)
  • Ethics from a global perspective . Keith Stephen Dobson. Springer Books. 145- 167. (2017)
  • Assessment and management of ACEs in primary care: A Canadian perspective. . Keith Stephen Dobson. Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC). 210- 216. (2017)
  • Behavioral activation treatments for depression. Keith Stephen Dobson. Academic Press. 291- 318. (2017)
  • The Therapeutic Relationship in Cogntive- behavoral therapy: A clinician's guide. Nikolaos Kazantzis; Frank M Dattilio; Keith Stephen Dobson. Guilford Press. 288. (2017)
  • Evidence-based Practice of cognitive behavior therapy, 2nd Edition. Deborah J G Dobson; Keith Stephen Dobson. Guilford Press. 354. (2017)
  • Handbook of Cognitive-behavioral Therapies (4th Edition). Keith Stephen Dobson; David J. A. Dozois. Guilford Press. 526. (2019)
  • Cognitive- behavioral Therapy for Depression: Where are now, and where should we be going?. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Adverse childhood experiences and their long-term implications for the prevention of adult health problems. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2019)
  • Concurrent and prospective relations between attentional biases for emotional images and relapse to depression. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2019)
  • Use of client testimonials on professional practice websites: Do Canadian psychologists comply with practice guidelines?. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Modeling psychopathology in the laboratory: How basic research can validate clinical models.. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Cross-cultural differences in theory of mind abilities. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2019)
  • Images and Relapse to Depression: Concurrent and Prospective Relations between Attentional Biases for Emotional. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Effect of long pulse width stimulation and add-on Cognitive therapy in Subcallosal Cingulate Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment Resistant Depression.. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2019)
  • Self- acceptance mediates the relationship between mindfulness and psychological well-being.. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Cognitive control over emotional information in current and remitted depression. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2019)
  • CBT for Major Depression: Where have we gone wrong?. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • The development and evaluation of a program for adults in primary care who have experienced adversity in childhood: The embrACE program. . Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • The embrACE Program: Treating adults in primary care. . Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Identifying and treating adults who were traumatized as children: A new path in primary care. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2017)
  • Gambling- related cognitive distortions mediate the relationship between depression and problem gambling severity. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Panelist. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • Moving toward a common language between people with lived experience and researchers. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2017)
  • Pilot study of Uplift- A computerized cognitive behavioral therapy mobile app for depression. . Keith Stephen Dobson. (2018)
  • The Inquiring Mind: A new program to address mental health in post secondary settings. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2017)
  • Promoting mental health in the workplace. Keith Stephen Dobson. (2017)