Davood Gozli (Psychology)

Davood Gozli (Psychology)
   

Writing Coach

Davood has over seven years of university-level teaching experience. He completed his BSc at Trent University and his PhD in Psychology at University of Toronto. He has published a book and dozens of peer-reviewed academic articles—including several articles co-authored with students—and has helped hundreds of students feel more comfortable about writing.

Besides academic and professional writing, he believes in the power of writing as a personal practice that can excite, enliven, and empower us. He has methods for overcoming procrastination, perfectionism, and other psychological obstacles. He also believes in the importance of student-mentor relationship as a resource and a locus of inspiration.

Davood was born in Iran, and he has lived for extended periods of time in Turkey, Malaysia, Austria, the Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Macao. He currently lives in Toronto with his wife and their 10-year-old cat, Bambi.