Molyn  Leszcz, MD, FRCPC, CGP, DFAGPA

Molyn Leszcz, MD, FRCPC, CGP, DFAGPA

Dr. Molyn Leszcz is the President of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA). Dr Leszcz served as Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Sinai Health System (2006-2017) and Vice Chair, Clinical for Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto (2010-2017), where he is Professor of Psychiatry.Dr. Leszcz’s academic and clinical work has focused on improving integration in psychiatric care and broadening the application of the psychotherapies within psychiatry. He co-authored with Irvin Yalom, the Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, 5th ed. (2005). The 6th edition will be available in the Spring of 2020. A co-authored book in the Psychotherapy Essentials to Go series, Achieving Psychotherapy Effectiveness, was published in 2015. Dr. Leszcz was awarded the Alonso Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychodynamic Group Therapy and he was awarded Distinguished Fellowship in AGPA.