Golnoosh Shahbaz, PhD. is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist in private practice in Toronto, Canada. She is a graduate of the Comprehensive Three-Year Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at HamAva Institute. She is a graduate of Infant & Early Child Mental Health Program, Seneca College, Toronto.

Dr. Shahbaz has presented on topics such as, Aggression and Endangered Self, Analytic Listening, Shame, , Resistance, Therapeutic Failure, Trust and Mistrust.

Presentations and Publications:

  1. Trust in therapy room is illusion or fact (oral presentation), 3rd Annual Conference of Iranian Psychotherapy Association, Tehran, Iran, February, 2021.
  2. Behind the mask: Lying as a skin (oral representation), 3nd Annual Conference of Iranian Psychotherapy Association, Tehran, 2019.
  3. Sometimes our patients are their illness: Patient’s resistance, vulnerable therapist, and intersubjective deadness (oral representation), 2nd Annual Conference of Iranian Psychotherapy Association, Tehran, 2019.
  4. Violence in a cultural system and decline of civilization (oral representation), Third Psychoanalytic Congress, Tehran, Iran, May 2019
  5. What is the wound on the poor body saying in the 21century? (Poster), Third Psychoanalytic Congress, Tehran, Iran, May 2019
  6. Tales and tears without repairs but holding her in my psychic geography (oral representation)1st Annual Conference of Iranian Psychotherapy Association, Tehran, Iran, February, 2018.
  7. Identifying psychological and cognitive factors of accident-prone drivers: Payesh, 2013, 12(3).
  8. Explaining the Effects of Psychological Factors: Trauma Exposure, Dissociation, Emotion Dysregulation and Alexithymia on Deliberate Self-harm with the Mediating Roles of Dissociation and Emotion Dysregulation, Prensa Med Argent 2019, 105:2 DOI: 10.41720032-745X.1000366