Emeritus Professor

Katharina Manassis

Child and Adolescent
The Hospital For Sick Children
555 University Ave, 1154 Elm Wing, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X8
Appointment Status

Katharina Manassis graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, in 1986. There she obtained her Diploma in Child Psychiatry in 1990 and her Diploma in Psychiatry in 1991. She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) in 1991.

She is a Staff Psychiatrist and Senior Associate Scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, where she founded and continues to work in an Anxiety Disorders Program for children and youth. The program focuses on the development and scientific evaluation of cognitive-behavioral treatments.

Dr. Manassis is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, an Associate Member of the Institute of Medical Science, and a member of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She leads several funded research studies and has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers in her field. She has authored books for parents of anxious and depressed children, and for professionals: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children: A Guide for the Community Practitioner, Problem Solving in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, and Case Formulation in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care.



Hospital for Sick Children, Institute of Medical Science, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (Human Development and Applied Psychology)