Associate Professor

Daisy Singla

Psychotherapy, Humanities, and Psychosocial Interventions
Mount Sinai Hospital
600 University Ave, 914A, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X5
Appointment Status

Dr. Daisy Singla is a clinical psychologist by training and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. In July, she also became the first womenmind scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. To date, Dr. Singla has led or contributed to large clinical trials focused on improving child growth, health and development, as well as reducing maternal depression worldwide.  She has collaborated with global mental health leaders and local NGOs in rural Uganda, Kenya, Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Pakistan. She now brings these innovative lessons to the United States and Canada.  In 2018, she became the youngest recipient of a $13.1 (USD) Pragmatic Clinical Study Award which aims to scale up talk therapies for perinatal populations across North America. In 2021, she received the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Careers from American Psychological Science and Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution in Applied Psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA). In short, Dr. Singla aspires to increase access to evidence-based psychological treatments to enrich the lives of all women, their children and their families.