Chris Vanderwees is a psychoanalyst, registered psychotherapist (#008394), and clinical supervisor at St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto, Canada.

His books and articles on communications, critical theory, philosophy, and psychoanalysis can be found here.

Education & Training

• Analytical Formation, Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis

• Diploma, Advanced Training Program in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, University of Toronto

• SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Media and Information Studies, Western University

• SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, English Language and Literature, Carleton University

• PhD, English Language and Literature, Carleton University

• MA, Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University

• MA, English with Specialization in Gender and Women’s Studies, Lakehead University

• HBA, English and History, Lakehead University


• Canadian Review of American Studies (University of Toronto Press), Reviews Editor

• College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario, Member

• Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, Member

• St. John the Compassionate Mission, Board Member

• Toronto Psychoanalytic Society, Affiliate and Research Guest


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