Clinical Psychology

Dr. Andrea Ashbaugh

Research Interests: Anxiety, Memory, Cognitive-behavioural treatments

Clinical/Professional Interests: Anxiety disorders, Trauma, Eating disorders

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural 

Dr. Andrew Nicholson

Research Interests: Neuroimaging, Neuroscience, Interpersonal trauma, complex trauma and trauma from natural disasters

Clinical/Professional Interests: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using neuroimaging methods, neurofeedback in PTSD, minority stress and its relation to mental illness risk and resiliency.

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Tim Aubry

Research Interests: Community mental health, De-institutionalization, Homelessness, Mental health services, Program evaluation, Social services

Clinical/Professional Interests: Community mental health, Program development and evaluation of health and social services

Theoretical Orientation: Community

Dr. Jude Mary Cénat

Research Interests: Interpersonal and natural disasters traumas, complex trauma, vulnerability, victimization and resilience pathways, Youth mental health, mental health disparities, Transcultural adaptation of psychological measures and prevention and intervention programs.

Clinical/Professional Interests:  Trauma and stressor related disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, transcultural and migration issues

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural, transcultural, integrative

Dr. Virginie Cobigo

Research Interests: Intellectual and developmental disabilities, Social inclusion, Health disparities, Health and community services research, Assistive technology

Clinical/Professional Interests: Intellectual and developmental Disabilities, Program development and evaluation of health and social services

Theoretical Orientation: Behavioural and system-level/community interventions, Community psychology 

Dr. Serena Corsini-Munt

Research interests: Couples; Health; Sexual health; Genito-pelvic pain; Sexual desire; Sexual dysfunction

Clinical/Professional Interests: Couples, sexual difficulties, relational problems, female genito-pelvic pain

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural (inclusive of Third-wave CBT), Integrative 

Dr. Fanny-Alexandra Guimond

Research Interests: Child and adolescent psychosocial development, genetic disposition, school-related factors, peers, internalizing and social difficulties.

Clinical/Professional Interests: anxiety, depression, parenting practices, autism, school adaptation

Theoretical Orientation: Systemic, Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. John Hunsley

Research Interests: Health care: Evidence-based psychological practice; Psychological assessment and measurement; Health care: Effects of psychotherapy

Clinical/Professional Interests: Psychological assessment, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders

Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Cary Kogan

Research Interests: Neurosciences, Classification of mental and behavioural disorders, Cognitive development, Developmental disorders with genetic etiologies, Neurobiological basis of atypical development, Perception and cognition

Clinical/Professional Interests: Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Marie-France Lafontaine

Research Interests: Adult attachment, Clinical psychology, Heterosexual and homosexual couple relationships, Intimate violence, Physical health, Mental health

Clinical/Professional Interests: Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Sleep disorders, Chronic pain, Relationship problems, Couples

Theoretical Orientation: Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Martin Lalumière

Research Interests: Forensic psychology, Human sexology, Adult psychopathology

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Dr. Sophie Lebel

Research Interests: Cancer, Coping and benefit finding, Fear of recurrence, Psychosocial interventions with cancer patients, Stigma related to physical illness

Clinical/Professional Interests: Health psychology, Bereavement, Mood and anxiety disorders

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural, Existential, Integrative

Dr. Allison Ouimet

Research Interests: Anxiety disorders, Cognition and psychopathology, Cognitive-behavioural therapy, Attentional Bias, Dual-Systems Models of Cognition

Clinical/Professional Interests: (Adults & Adolescents) Anxiety disorders, Emotion regulation, Trauma, Depressive disorders

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Nicole Racine

Research Interests: Child adversity, child resilience, maternal-child mental health, early intervention, early childhood

Clinical/Professional Interests: Parent-child relationships, trauma, parenting, child/youth anxiety, child/youth mood and behavior difficulties

Theoretical Orientation: Systemic, attachment, relational, cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Elke Reissing

Research Interests: Human sexuality, Sexual pain disorders, Sexuality and aging

Clinical/Professional Interests: Sexual problems, Relational problems, Pain-related problems

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Maria Rogers

Research Interests: ADHD and attentional abilities in children, School readiness of at-risk children, Parental involvement in learning, Emotion regulation, Parent-mediated interventions

Clinical/Professional Interests: ADHD, Parenting and learning problems

Theoretical Orientation: Systemic, Cognitive-Behavioural

Dr. Elisa Romano

Research Interests: Child maltreatment, Intervention evaluation, Child behavioural and socio-emotional development

Clinical/Professional Interests: Trauma, Emotional and behavioural difficulties, Family functioning (parenting)

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural, Systemic

Dr. Giorgio Tasca

Research Interests: Psychotherapy processes and outcomes, group psychotherapy, eating disorders, attachment.

Clinical/Professional Interests: Individual and group psychotherapy, interpersonal problems, depression

Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, psychodynamic.

Dr. Darcy Santor

Research Interests: Adolescent mental health, Depressive vulnerability factors, Measurement

Clinical/Professional Interests: Depression (Unipolar, bipolar, dysthymia), Anxiety (PD,OCD, GAD, SAD), Relationship problems, Personality disorders, Stress management, Pain management, Grief and loss, Psychological interventions in a primary care setting

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural, Interpersonal

Dr. Krystelle Shaughnessy

Research Interests: Online social and sexual activities, Internet- and technology-mediated communications, Cyberpsychology, Internet and Mobile research methods, Internet and Mobile-enhanced mental health services, Cognitive-behavioural theory 

Clinical/Professional Interests: Adult trauma-related disorders, Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Difficulties related to Internet use 

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioural, (including third-wave CBT)

Dr. Monnica T. Williams

Research Interests: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Trauma, Ethnic Differences, Psychedelic Medicine

Clinical/Professional Interests: Culturally-Informed Therapy, Racism/Discrimination, Functional Analytic Therapy

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive-Behavioral

Note: Some clinical students have thesis supervisors who are Experimental Psychology faculty members or who are other professors affiliated with the School of Psychology. Applicants to the program should consult our Admissions Procedures to access the list of professors eligible to accept students into the School of Psychology’s graduate programs. This list is updated annually, in September.