Lori J Bernstein, PhD, CPsych

Dr. Bernstein received her PhD in Psychology from Columbia University in New York City. She has been a licensed clinical neuropsychologist in Ontario since 2002. Prior to joining University of Toronto in 2006, she worked at several hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area, including Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Credit Valley Hospital.

Dr. Bernstein works at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in the Department of Supportive Care, where she is a clinician investigator in the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Program. Dr. Bernstein is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto (primary appointment). She is also an adjunct faculty member in the Faculty of Graduate Studies (Psychology Department) at York University.

Dr. Bernstein’s clinical practice includes neuropsychological assessment and individual and group psycho-educational interventions designed to teach patients self-management skills to better cope with cognitive dysfunction during and following cancer diagnosis and treatment. Her research focuses on better understanding and characterizing the cognitive changes that cancer and/or its treatment has on people, both in the short and long term, and ways to help improve functioning.

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Sep 27;:
So N, McDowell LJ, Lu L, Xu W, Rock K, Waldron J, Bernstein LJ, Chan HB, Huang SH, Giuliani M, Hope A, O'Sullivan B, Bratman SV, Cho J, Kim J, Jang R, Bayley A, Ringash J
J Cancer Surviv. 2019 Apr;13(2):231-243
Saeed O, Bernstein LJ, Fazelzad R, Samuels M, Burmeister LA, Thabane L, Ezzat S, Goldstein DP, Jones J, Sawka AM
J Neurooncol. 2019 May;142(3):565-575
Richard NM, Bernstein LJ, Mason WP, Laperriere N, Maurice C, Millar BA, Shultz DB, Berlin A, Edelstein K
Radiother Oncol. 2018 Sep 29;:
McDowell LJ, Ringash J, Xu W, Chan B, Lu L, Waldron J, Rock K, So N, Huang SH, Giuliani M, Hope A, O'Sullivan B, Bratman SV, Cho J, Kim J, Jang R, Bayley A, Bernstein LJ
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Oct 01;102(2):340-352
McDowell LJ, Rock K, Xu W, Chan B, Waldron J, Lu L, Ezzat S, Pothier D, Bernstein LJ, So N, Huang SH, Giuliani M, Hope A, O'Sullivan B, Bratman SV, Cho J, Kim J, Jang R, Bayley A, Ringash J
Psychooncology. 2018 Sep 04;:
Lebel S, Maheu C, Tomei C, Bernstein LJ, Courbasson C, Ferguson S, Harris C, Jolicoeur L, Lefebvre M, Muraca L, Ramanakumar AV, Singh M, Parrott J, Figueiredo D
Head Neck. 2018 Apr 17;:
Bernstein LJ, Pond GR, Gan HK, Tirona K, Chan KK, Hope A, Kim J, Chen EX, Siu LL, Razak ARA
Hum Brain Mapp. 2018 Mar 13;:
Alain C, Du Y, Bernstein LJ, Barten T, Banai K
Semin Radiat Oncol. 2018 Jan;28(1):64-74
Ringash J, Bernstein LJ, Devins G, Dunphy C, Giuliani M, Martino R, McEwen S


Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Faculty Member, Graduate Studies in Psychology, York University