Jodi Pawluski 

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Dr Jodi Pawluski (she/her) is a neuroscientist, psychotherapist and mother of 2. She received her MA in Psychology from the University of Toronto, a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of British Columbia and a Habilitation Degree (HDR) in Life Sciences from the University of Rennes 1 in France. She is an RPC-C member of the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association, a Postpartum Support International Coordinator for France and an expert with the Tinto App.

Jodi is a Canadian based in France and provides online therapy primarily for expats parents. For nearly 20 years her research has focused on the neuroscience of motherhood and the effects of perinatal mental illness and antidepressant medications on mother and offspring. She regularly speaks nationally and internationally about her research findings as well as the fascinating effects of parenting on the brain.

Dr Pawluski is passionate about increasing our understanding of the amazing things our brains do when we parent. You can find her talking more about this with other leading researchers in the field on her podcast Mommy Brain Revisited.


RPC-C (Registered Professional Counsellor Candidate)

  • Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)


Certificate in Applied Counselling Studies in The Practice of Psychotherapy (2019)

  • Kelowna College of Professional Counselling, Canada


H.D.R. Sciences de la vie (2019)

  • Universite de Rennes 1, France


Ph.D.     Neuroscience (2007)

  • Program in Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, The University of British Columbia, Canada


M.A.      Psychology (2003), Diploma in Neuroscience.

  • Department of Psychology, Program in Neuroscience, University of Toronto, Canada


B.Sc.      Biopsychology (2000),

  • The University of British Columbia, Canada