Diana Coholic, Ph.D., RSW
Full Professor and Private Practitioner
Diana obtained her Ph.D. at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, and her M.S.W. degree at the University of Toronto.Diana is a practicing clinical social worker with 20+ years of experience,and she has been a board member of the local chapter of the Ontario Association of Social Workers since 2005. At Laurentian University (LU), she is a core member of the research groupECHO-Evaluating Children's Health Outcomes. She is also the SSHRC Leader for LU.
Diana's research investigatesthe effectiveness of arts-based mindfulnessgroup workfor the improvement of resilience and self-concept particularly in marginalizedchildren and youth. The 12-week arts-based mindfulness group program she and her team have developed is called Holistic Arts-Based Program (HAP).