John R. Z. Abela
John R.Z. Abela received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at McGill University, where he studies vulnerability to depression in children and adolescents. At the same time, he is a staff psychologist at Montreal Children's Hospital, where he also serves as Director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Clinic. At a young age, he has already established a name for himself. He received the Young Investigator Award from NARSAD in 2000 and again in 2003 and received the Young Psychologist Award at the XXVII International Congress of Psychology in July 2000.