Richard Shugar

Job Title:

 Faculty, Psychology


 Contract Faculty






Academic Background

  • Postgraduate training: Gestalt Institute of Toronto, 1975-80
  • University of Pittsburgh MSc Clinical Psychology, 1975
  • Internship: Tri-County Mental Health Services, Lewiston, Maine, 1973-74

Previous Work Experience

  • Clinical Coordinator, Child and Family Counselling Centre of Elgin, St. Thomas, ON, 1997-2008
  • Supervisor, Adolescent and Children’s Services, St Thomas ON, 1975-97

Representative Publications

  • Solyom, L., Shugar, R., Bryntwick, S., and Solyom, C.
    Treatment of Fear of Flying
    American Journal of Psychiatry, 130:4, April, 1973

Areas of Teaching

  • Current Courses:
    • Psychology 3311 “Introduction to Abnormal Psychology”, 2014-present
    • Psychology 3991F/G “Special Topics: Introduction to Counselling”, 2011-present
  •  Past Courses:
    • Psychology 2041 “The Exceptional Child”, 1989-2015
    • Psychology 3434E “The Exceptional Child”, 2006-2015
    • Psychology 1000 “Introduction to Psychology”, 2009-2014
    • Psychology 2410A/B “Introduction to Developmental Psychology”, 2009-2010

Other Relevant Information

  • Psychology Honours Thesis Advisor 2011-present