Dr. David Kealy

Dr. David Kealy is an Assistant Professor in the Psychotherapy Program and Institute of Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia. His research is focused on psychotherapy and the issues that lead people to seek therapy, including personality- and identity-related concerns and difficulties with emotions and interpersonal relationships. His work has been recognized by early-career research awards from the Western Psychological Association and the Society for Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, and he is currently a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar.

David’s work in men’s mental health focuses on understanding men’s identity-related issues and tailoring psychotherapy to address men’s needs. In addition to research, David is actively involved in psychotherapy teaching, supervision, and practice.