Student Members / Affiliates

Blake A.E. Boehme, B. A. (Hons)

MA Student

Blake is a first year Master of Clinical Psychology Student under the supervision of Dr. Gordon Asmundson. His primary research interests involve the relationship between rumination and reassurance seeking in OCD. Blake is involved with ongoing research on the relationship between COVID-19 related stress and mental health conditions.

Charlene Minaya, B. A.

Ph.D. Student

Charlene is currently a 1st year (going on 2nd year!) doctoral student under the supervision of Dr. Dean McKay in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program at Fordham University. Her general research interests include the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). When she’s not working on that, you can find her learning new dance routines on YouTube and volunteering as a college career coach.

Dalainey Drakes, MSc.

Research Coordinator

Dalainey recently completed her MSc in Experimental Psychology at Memorial University. She brings experience conducting health psychology and clinical epidemiological research working with diverse groups across the lifespan. She strives to promote patient-centred research while contributing to multidisciplinary studies to develop targeted health interventions and improve patient prognosis. Her research focus relates to the impact of comorbid OCD, anxiety and depressive-related disorders on symptom severity and prognosis of chronic health and pain conditions.

Geoffrey Rachor, MSc

M.A. Student

Geoffrey received his MSc in Rehabilitation Sciences in the Fall of 2020, and is currently pursuing his Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of Regina under the supervision of Dr. Gordon Asmundson. Geoffrey’s primary research interests are in the relationships between chronic pain and anxiety-related disorders (e.g., posttraumatic stress disorder).

Joanna Vint, B. Sc. (HONS)

B.Sc. (Honors) Student

Joanna is a third year, undergraduate student pursing a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology at the University of Regina. She is working as a research assistant under the supervisor of Dr. Gordon Asmundson. Her current interests include anxiety-related disorders, as well as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.

Kelsey Vig, M. A.

Ph.D. Student

Kelsey is a third-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Regina. She is supervised by Dr. Gordon Asmundson. Her primary research interests include intolerance of uncertainty and its association with mental health symptoms, mental health outcomes of public safety personnel, and exercise as a mental health intervention.

Michelle Paluszek, M. A.

Ph.D. Student

Michelle received her MA in Clinical Psychology in the Fall of 2020, and is currently completing her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Regina under the supervision of Dr. Gordon Asmundson. Her primary interests concern understanding the relationship between mental and physical health concerns, traumatic stress, and risk and resiliency factors.

Funders

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