Tina Malti is Professor of Psychology and Founding Director of the Laboratory for Social-Emotional Development and Intervention (www.tinamalti.com). She also created and directs the multi-disciplinary Centre for Child Development, Mental Health, and Policy at the University of Toronto Mississauga. She is a registered clinical psychologist in Ontario.
Her research focuses on children's and adolescents' social-emotional development, aggression, and mental health. She also develops and tests interventions that nurture kindness and reduce the negative effects of exposure to violence in children experiencing varying levels of adversity.