Welcome to the Behavioural Medicine Lab Calgary

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Chelsea Moran, M.A.

Chelsea is a first year PhD Student in clinical psychology at the University of Calgary. She completed a BSc in Psychology at the University of Ottawa, studying a psychological intervention targeting fear of cancer recurrence in breast cancer patients. In 2018, she graduated with a Master’s in Counselling Psychology from McGill University, where her research […]

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Tamara Williamson, B.Sc

Tamara is a second year Master’s student in the Clinical Psychology program. She previously received a B.Sc. in Biology at the University of British Columbia, and completed her B.A. degree in Psychology at the University of Calgary. Tamara started working in the Behavioural Medicine Lab in the Fall of 2015 as a research assistant. She […]

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Michelle Flynn, M.Sc.

Michelle began her Master’s in Clinical Psychology in the Behavioural Medicine Lab in September 2016. She previously completed her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology at Dalhousie University. Michelle’s honours thesis investigated sexual communication, pain, and sexual well-being in couples coping with provoked vestibulodynia (an acute, recurrent pain disorder, with pain localized to the […]

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Kirsti Toivonen, M.Sc.

Kirsti is a Doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Calgary, who originally hails from Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is broadly interested in health psychology, behavioural medicine, and the “mind-body connection”; with particular interests in psychosocial oncology and reproductive health. Kirsti’s dissertation research will focus on understanding non-adherence to aromatase inhibitors and tamoxifen […]

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Jenna Thomas, M.Sc.

Jenna’ program of research seeks to understand how stress during pregnancy and in the early years of life becomes biologically embedded in children’s development to increase the risk of emotional, behavioural, and cognitive disorders. The objective is to understand the risk and resilience factors that exacerbate or mitigate the effects of stress on children’s development. […]

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