Prof. Greg Harris

Faculty of Education

Department of Psychology

Memorial University, Canada





2007 Ph.D., Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, Canada

2003 M.Sc., Applied Psychology, University of Calgary, Canada

2001 B.A., (Honours), Department of Psychology, Saint Mary's University, Canada


Publications (Selected)

  1. Harris, G.E. & Flood, K. (accepted). Teaching Counselling Theory and Skills: A Scoping Review of Graduate Counselling Psychology Canadian Coursework. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  2. Hare, K., Dube, A., Marshall, Z., Gahagan, J., Harris, G.E., Tucker, M., Dykeman, M., MacDonald, J., (2015). Troubling the boundaries: The process of overcoming methodological challenges in a multi-jurisdictional, inter-sectorial policy scoping review. Evidence and Policy.
  3. Marshall, Z., Dechman, M., Minichiello, A., Glynn, L. & Harris, G. (2015). Peering into the literature: A systematic review of the role of people who use injection drugs in harm reduction initiatives. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
  4. Tucker, M. & Harris, G.E. (2015). Alcohol use among university students: Considering a positive deviance approach. Journal of Health Psychology. DOI: 10.1177/1359105314568577.
  5. Harris, G.E., Corcoran, V., Myles, A., Savage, S., Pope, L.M., et al., Yetman, G. (2014). Establishing an Online HIV Peer Helping Programme: A Review of Process Challenges and Lessons Learned. Health Education Journal. Available online first:
  6. Radu, G. & Harris, G.E. (2014). A look at current psychotherapy education during psychiatry residency training in Canada. Austin Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, 1(2), Available:
  7. Pope, L.M. & Harris, G.E. (2014). Assertive Community Treatment in a Rural Canadian Community: Client Characteristics, Client Satisfaction, and Service Effectiveness. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 1-11. Available e-First:
  8. Harris, G.E. & Dalton, S. (2014). University student expectations of confidentiality when disclosing information to their professors. Higher Education Studies, 4, 43-50.
  9. Harris, G.E., Dupuis, L., Mugford, G.J., Johnston, L., Haase, D., Page, G., Haldane, H., Harris, N., Midodzi, W., Dow, G. (2014). Patterns and correlates of cannabis use among people with HIV in Maritime Canada. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, 25(1), 1-7.
  10. Buchanan, K. & Harris, G.E. (2014). Teachers’ experiences of working with students who have attempted suicide and returned to the classroom. Canadian Journal of Education, 37(2), 1-28.
  11. Power-Elliott, M. & Harris, G.E. (2012). Guidance counsellor strategies for handling bullying. British Journal of Guidance and Counseling, 40, 83-98.
  12. Harris, G.E. (2011). Individual stress management coursework in Canadian teacher preparation programs. Canadian Journal of Education, 34, 104-117.
  13. Joy, R., Hesson, J., & Harris, G.E. (2011). Pre-service teachers' perceptions of the role of the guidance counsellor. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 45, Retrieved from
  14. Bedi, R.P., Haverkamp, B.E., Beatch, R., Cave, D., Domene, J.F., Harris, G.E., & Mikhail, A. (2011). Counselling psychology in a Canadian context: Definition and description. Canadian Psychology, 52,128-138.
  15. Harris, G.E., Cameron, J.E., & Lang, J. (2011). Identification with Community-Based HIV Agencies as a Correlate of Turnover Intentions and General Self-Efficacy. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 21, 41-54.
  16. Harris, G.E. & Joy, R.M. (2010). Educational Psychologists’ Perspectives on their Professional Practice in Newfoundland and Labrador. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 25, 205-220.
  17. Harris, G.E. & Jeffery, G. (2010). School Counsellors’ Perceptions on Working with Student High-Risk Behaviour. Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 44, 150-190.
  18. Talbot, F., Harris, G.E., & French, D. (2009). Treatment outcome in psychiatric inpatients: The discriminative value of self-esteem. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 39, 227-241.
  19. Harris, G.E. (2009). In search of professional congruence: Reflections on ideological consistency between community-based research and counselling practice, Canadian Journal of Counselling, 43, 3-17.
  20. Harris, G.E., & Larsen, D. (2008). High-risk behaviours following an HIV diagnosis, Counselling Psychology Review, 23, 48-68.
  21. Harris, G.E., & Larsen, D. (2008). Understanding hope in the face of an HIV diagnosis and high-risk behaviours, Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 401-415.
  22. Harris, G.E. & Larsen, D. (2007). HIV peer counselling and the development of hope: Perspectives from peer counsellors and peer counselling recipients, AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 21,843-859.
  23. Harris, G.E., & Alderson, K. (2007). An investigation of gay men’s experiences with HIV counselling and peer support services, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 26, 129-142.
  24. Harris, G.E. & Alderson, K. (2006). Gay men living with HIV/AIDS: The potential for empowerment, Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 5, 9-24.
  25. Harris, G. E. (2006). Practicing HIV/AIDS community-based research, AIDS Care, 18, 731-738.
  26. Harris, G.E. (2006). Conjoint therapy and domestic violence: Treating the individuals and the relationship, Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 19, 373-379.
  27. Harris, G.E., & Street, P. (2006). A critical examination of Nolen-Hoeksema’s (2004) “Abnormal psychology”, Canadian Journal of Counselling, 40, 123-125.
  28. Harris, G.E., & Cameron, J. (2005). Multiple dimensions of organizational identification and commitment as predictors of turnover intentions and psychological well-being. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 37, 159-169.
  29. Harris, G.E. (2003). Progressive muscle relaxation: Highly effective and often neglected. Guidance and Counselling, 18, 142-148.