Diane Benoit is Professor Emerita at the University of Toronto. Her research, educational and clinical activities have focused on:
- child-caregiver attachment relationship;
- impact of violence / abuse / neglect on children;
- trauma-focused and attachment-focused assessments and interventions;
- caregivers' perceptions and subjective experience of their children and relationship with them.
Benoit has published in peer-reviewed, scientific publications and other publications, and has made numerous presentations related to these various topics across North America.