Dr. Krissy Doyle-Thomas

Dr. Krissy Doyle-Thomas (Ph.D.) is a Medical Neuroscientist and Professor. Krissy is an expert in medical conditions that affect the brain and mental health.

She has received several prestigious fellowships, including fellowships from the Canadian Institute for Health Research and the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada.

Krissy’s research has been published in numerous high impact peer-reviewed journals and presented nationally and internationally to both academic and non-academic audiences.

She was featured in CBC’s HERstory in Black, as one of 150 Canadian black women who excel within their field. She is also an honouree in the 2022, 100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women book which is available on Amazon.

Krissy Doyle-Thomas, PhD is a Professor in Brain Disorders Management, and Mental Health and Disability Management at Mohawk College.

Krissy is also a Medical Neuroscientist. She completed her Masters in Health Sciences at the University of Calgary and her PhD in Medical Sciences at McMaster University.

Upon graduating, she accepted a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Autism Research Centre at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. There, she used Magnetic Research Imaging to investigate structural and functional properties of the brain among those with Autism Spectrum Disorders and how these properties relate to clinical symptoms.

Krissy holds an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) appointment in Rehabilitation Sciences at McMaster University, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Krissy has also developed courses for private post-secondary institutions, as well as the Brain Disorders Management, and Mental Health and Disability Management at Mohawk College. Krissy is a certified trainer in LivingWorks safeTALK.

Today’s Topic: Is negative thinking bad for your brain?

👩🏽‍🔬 Science says Yes!

Disclaimer: There are many ways to address negative thinking. This video suggests one strategy that might work for some. However sometimes a more guided strategy is required.

Never hesitate to reach out to a therapist or coach to help you systemically address problematic thinking.

📖 Content based on the article “Is negative thinking bad for your brain?”

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