Former Graduate Students

Nicole Alberts, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Transdiagnostic internet-delivered cognitive-behaviour therapy for recent cancer survivors: A feasibility trial and examination of clinician perspectives.

MA Title: The role of parental medical illness in health anxiety a test of the interpersonal and cognitive-behavioural models.

Year Graduated: 2015

Current Position: Research Associate, Department of Psychology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis.

Michelle Bourgault-Fagnou, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Health anxiety among older adults assessing the efficacy of cognitive behavioural treatment.

MA Title: Depression, anxiety, and health-related coping among seniors receiving home care services: Does frailty make a difference?

Year Graduated: 2010

Current Position: Registered Doctoral Psychologist, RQHR and Private Practice.

Michael J. Coons, Ph.D. (Ph.D. University Waterloo; M.A. University of Regina)

MA Title: Heart focused anxiety in patients with cardiac conditions: Nature, extent, trajectory and correlates.

Year Graduated: 2003

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto.

J. Amy Janzen Claude, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Understanding diabetic treatment adherence.

MA Title: Coping with anxiety while waiting for surgery.

Year Graduated: 2011

Current Position: Registered Doctoral Psychologist, RQHR.

Dale Dirkse, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: A randomized non-inferiority trial of technician-guided and self-guided transdiagnostic Internet delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for cancer survivors: Making treatment scalable.

MA title: A Linguistic Analysis of Communication in a Therapist-Assisted Internet-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Program for Individuals with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Year Graduated: 2018

Current Position: Clinical Practice, Manitoba

Christina Drost, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Examination of therapist behaviours in therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for generalized anxiety disorder.

Year Graduated: 2016

Current Position: Private Practice, Ontario

Nichole Faller, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial of an Online Psychoeducation Course For Improving Knowledge and Access to Mental Health Accommodations

MA Title: Qualitative Examination of Mental Health Disclosure in the Workplace.

Year Graduated: 2021

Current Position: Director, Psychology Training Clinic at the University of Regina

Lindsay Friesen, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: A randomized controlled trial of Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for individuals with fibromyalgia.

MA Title: First Time Users of Therapist-Assisted Internet Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: A Qualitative Examination of Psychology Graduate Students in Training.

Year Graduated: 2017

Current Position: Registered Psychologist, Alberta Health Services.

Shannon Jones, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: An efficacy trial of therapist-assisted internet-delivered cognitive-behaviour therapy for older adults with generalized anxiety.

MA Title: Health anxiety in women with breast cancer: Does social support make a difference?.

Year Graduated: 2014

Current Position: Registered Psychologist, Alberta Health Services.

Melissa Kehler, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Emotional Adjustment to Multiple Sclerosis.

MA Title: What role does health anxiety play in coping with MS? An exploratory Internet-based study.

Year Graduated: 2013

Current Position: Registered Psychologist, Alberta Health Services.

Kristine Kowalyk, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Health anxiety during pregnancy: Assessing the efficacy of a self help booklet.

Year Graduated: 2006

Current Position: Registered Psychologist, Private Practice B.C.

Joelle McLellan (Soucy), Ph.D.

Dissertation Title:Online motivational interviewing for enhancing Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: A randomized controlled trial

MA Title: Treatment acceptability and preference among primary care patients experiencing severe health anxiety: The role of Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy

Year Graduated: 2021

Current Position: Psychologist, Child and Youth Services, RQHR.

Nicole Pugh, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Maternal Depression Online: A preliminary study.

MA Title: Elucidating the relationship between health anxiety and behaviour.

Year Graduated: 2014

Current Position: Psychologist, DBT Centre of Vancouver.

Allisson Quine, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Intercultural anxiety and cultural self-efficacy among Saskatchewan nursing students: Examination of experiences with aboriginal persons with diabetes.

MA Title: Patient-health care provider relationships of aboriginal and non-aboriginal persons with diabetes.

Year Graduated: 2009

Current Position: Registered Doctoral Psychologist, Private Practice, Regina.

Luke Schneider, PhD.

Dissertation Title: Efficacy of Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Following an Acute Coronary Event: A Randomized Controlled Trial

MA Title: Initial perceptions of Internet-based cognitive-behaviour therapy for chronic pain among potential users: Examining interest, perceived barriers, and strengths

Year Graduated: 2019

Current Position: Registered Psychologist, Nova Scotia Health Authority.

Victoria Suchan, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Examining the Acceptability and Effectiveness of Transdiagnostic, Internet-delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Symptoms of Postpartum Anxiety and Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial

MA Title: Examining Change in Health Anxiety Symptoms Resulting from Transdiagnostic, Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Honours Title: Increasing Favourable Expectation for Therapist-Assisted Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Importance of Testimonial-Based Versus Statistically-Based Information

Year graduated: 2021

Current Position: Registered Doctoral Psychologist (provisional), SHA and Private Practice

Joanne Shymkiw, M.A.

MA Title: Readiness to self-manage chronic pain: Individual and relational factors.

Year Graduated: 2004

Current Position: Registered Psychologist, RQHR.

Former Honours Students

Michelle Bourgault-Fagnou, Ph.D.

Thesis Title: A Longitudinal Study of the Case Coordinated Elderly
Year Graduated: 2003

Alyssa Counsell, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Assessing for Trauma Symptoms in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.
Year Graduated: 2010

Carly Chadwick, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Pre-treatment Change in Internet-Delivered Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
Year Graduated: 2020

Catherine Couture, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Client correspondence in Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: An examination into client communication with therapists and symptom improvement.
Year Graduated: 2016

Heather Dash, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Perfectionism, self-efficacy and recurrent pain.
Year Graduated: 2004

Danielle Earis, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Patient perspectives of Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosocial issues post-spinal cord injury
Year Graduated: 2018

Chantalle Fuchs, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Development and initial evaluation of a psychoeducational resource to facilitate social support for cancer survivors.
Year Graduated: 2014

Kirsten Gullickson, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Understanding the implications of health anxiety following breast cancer diagnosis.
Year Graduated: 2011

Kristen Klassen, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Analyzing Therapist Emails in Internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Year Graduated: 2016

Giuliano LaPosta, B.Sc. Hons.

Thesis Title: Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for chronic health conditions with and without guidance: exploring changes in benefit finding ?
Year Graduated: 2019

Brandy Lawrence, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Health anxiety and eating disturbances in university students.
Year Graduated: 2004

Cari J. Scott, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Heart-focused anxiety among patients with congestive heart failure.
Year Graduated: 2003

Angelo Sison, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Perceptions on internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy among public safety personnel
Year Graduated: 2020

Kerry Spice, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Health anxiety during normal and high risk pregnancy.
Year Graduated: 2005

Mikki Ulmer, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Heart focused anxiety and health care experiences.
Year Graduated: 2003

Tandy P. White, B.A. Hons.

Thesis Title: Assessing the reliability and validity of an outcome measure with home care patients.
Year Graduated: 2002