Born in Toronto in 1946, John Wright obtains psychology baccalaureate at McGill University and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in clinical psychology at the University of Wisconsin. 

He then becomes a teacher at the department of psychology and at the department of psychiatry at McGill University from 1972 to 1978, and then at the department of psychology of the Université de Montreal where he directs a research and consultation team oriented to couple psychology and therapy. To this experience add the one acquired as a practician in several specialised clinics, at the University of Wisconsin, at Douglas Hospital and at the Royal Victoria Hospital to name a few. 

He is the co-autor of  « L'intervention auprès des couples : diagnostic et traitement », published by the Service de psychologie de l'Université de Montréal to be used by consultants, and of more than sixty articles and presentations. He participates actively to numerous séminaires and conferences, in Canada as well as in France.

Dr John Wright Ph.D.  

​​Psychologist Specialised in couple therapy  Psychologue spécialisé en thérapie de couple

  • Founding member of a network of experts on couple therapy (,

  • Published best sellers : Survival Strategies for Couples and Manuel Clinique des Psychotherapies de Couple,

  • Received awards for contribution to couple therapy: The Noel Mailloux Prize from Quebec Order of Psychologists, and,

  • Distinguished professor from University of Montreal.