Dr. Marilyn Herie PhD RSW

Dr. Marilyn Herie is the Vice President Academic and Chief Learning Officer at Centennial College in Toronto, Canada; with a cross-appointment as Assistant Professor (Status Only), University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. Her past roles include AVP, Learning Innovation; Dean, Learning, Teaching and Scholarship; and Department Chair in the School of Community and Health Studies at Centennial College. Prior to joining Centennial, Marilyn was Director of the TEACH Project at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), as well as Director of the Collaborative Program in Addiction Studies at the University of Toronto.

She is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has over 20 years of clinical practice and supervision in addictions/concurrent disorders treatment with individuals and groups. Dr. Herie has published widely on evidence-based practice approaches, including Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), as well as knowledge translation and dissemination research. Her areas of interest include motivational interviewing and health behaviour change, e-learning and classroom teaching, interprofessional education research and evaluation, and social media. 

Dr. Herie is a dynamic keynote speaker and facilitator of professional training courses and workshops throughout Canada and internationally. Among numerous other publications, she is Executive Editor of the 2013 textbook Fundamentals of Addiction: A Practical Guide for Counsellors, first author of the Oxford University Press book Substance Abuse in Canada , and the clinical treatment manual Structured Relapse Prevention (SRP): An Outpatient Counselling Approach. Recent books focus on leadership development and reflective practice for academic chairs, with co-author Sue Wells, as well as reflective teaching practice and academic leadership for college faculty.

The three essential practices to banish self-doubt and embrace radical self-leadership: show up, pay attention, do your homework.

  1. great site marilyn! so helpful…..will be a regular visitor!

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