Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Merv Gilbert has worked as a psychologist for over thirty years in clinical and leadership roles in regional, provincial and international settings. Dr. Gilbert is an Adjunct Professor with the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. He is a member of the Steering Committee of American Psychological Association’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Network. He is a primary participant in the development, evaluation and dissemination of resources for workplace mental health, including Guarding Minds@Work, Antidepressant Skills@Work and Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers. Dr. Gilbert has published in national and international professional journals and has presented at a diverse array of forums on the importance of workplace psychological health issues for individuals and organizations. He has consulted with governmental, private and public-sector organizations. He recently led an evaluation of 40+ organizations as they implemented the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace on behalf of the Mental Health Commission of Canada.