Silvia Tenenbaum

Dr. Silvia Tenenbaum (BEd, MEd, EdD, OISE) is a registered psychologist in the province of Ontario, as well as a lecturer within the Applied Psychology & Human Development department at OISE. Silvia also holds graduate degrees in Spanish Literature/Latin American Studies with a collaborative program in Women’s & Gender Studies from the University of Toronto. Silva has worked at the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) for gifted students, teaching Wellbeing and Anti-homophobic seminars, earning the teacher of the year award. She uniquely combines CBT and psychotraumatology for individuals fragmented by sexual and/or cultural diversity, including the refugee experience and geographic dislocation, as informed by diasporic studies. Silvia routinely presents internationally on her present research areas of border-narratives  with youth communities once termed "at risk", acknowledging the beauty of things that are imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. During 2015 and 2016, Silvia is collaborating with Dr. Yudith Hernandez from Cuba, on the clinical supervision of an African youth project located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.