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Gina Wong, PhD
Dr. Gina Wong, Ph.D., is a Registered Psychologist in Alberta, Canada, and a professor in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University. She specializes in perinatal mental health and has a program of research focused on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and is an educator on the topic. Dr. Wong directs the Centre for Perinatal Psychology and Forensics International. She is the Vice-President of Postpartum Support International Canada that launched on World Maternal Mental Health Day in 2022. She also specializes in maternal mental health forensics and is an expert witness. Dr. Wong is actively involved in developing competency-based understandings in the role of the perinatal mental health expert witness. She has published 4 books, which includes editing Moms Gone Mad published by Demeter Press (Wong, 2012) and co-editing Infanticide and Filicide: Foundations in Maternal Mental Health Forensics published by the American Psychiatric Association (Wong & Parnham, 2021). Dr. Wong received the 2022 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Leadership Award and the 2022 Psychologist of the Year Award from the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta for her work in racial justice and perinatal mental health. Email: email@example.com affiliation is Centre for Perinatal Psychology and Forensics International.