RYRG Undergrad Alumni Updates
Time Spent with RYRG: September 2014 to April 2016
What was Amy’s Role in the Lab? Honours Thesis Student, Research Intern/Assistant
What is Amy Doing Now? Amy is in her first year of her MA in the Clinical Psychology Program (Child Track) at The University of Windsor. Her current research focus explores how mobile media use by children, such as tablets, influence parent-child interactions and developmental outcomes in youth. Amy is also interested in how individuals with mental illness use the Internet as well as interventions designed to encourage help-seeking.
Time Spent with the RYRG: September 2008 to August 2010
What was Ashley's Role in the Lab?: Master's Student
What is Ashley Doing Now?: Registered Psychologist in Alberta
Time Spent in the Lab: September 2011 to March 2012
What was Chloe's Role in the Lab?: Research Intern
What is Chloe Doing Now?: Chloe is currently completing her MSc in Clinical Psychology at Queen's University. Her research focuses on children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and her interests include victimization and internalizing disorders in that population.
Time Spent with the RYRG: 2010 to 2011
What was Molly's Role in the Lab?: Undergraduate Honours Student and Research Assistant
What is Molly Doing Now?: Molly is in the second year of her MA in Clinical Psychology at York University. Her current research interests include coping and adjustment to cancer, couples' dynamics, and qualitative research. She is currently completing her MA thesis investigating couples' adjustment to colorectal cancer and living with a permanent colostomy.
Time Spent with the RYRG: 2009 to 2012
What was Bethany's Role in the Lab?: Research Assistant/Lab Coordinator
What is Bethany Doing Now?: Bethany is now a research coordinator at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, under the supervision of Dr. Neil Rector. She is currently the coordinator for a 3-year research study investigating the effects of aerobic exercise, alone and in combination with cognitive behavioural therapy, on psychological stress, quality of life, and the cognitive function of patients with Multiple Sclerosis. She also actively assists with a multitude of other projects being conducted by both our research group and the research group of the Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, also located at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Time Spent with the RYRG: September 2011 – July 2013
What was Gregory's Role in the Lab?: Honours Thesis Student, Research assistant/Intern
What is Gregory Doing Now?: Working at London Health Sciences Center (Children’s Hospital) with a research team of various mental health professionals.
Time Spent with the RYRG: 2009 to 2013
What was Ray's Role in the Lab?: Research Assistant
What is Ray Doing Now?: He is currently enrolled in his MSc. in psychology with a health specialization at Trent University. He is working under the supervision of Dr. Terry Humphreys. He hopes to continue on to a clinical psychology PhD program. Ray's current research falls within a variety of related topics: human sexuality, LGBTQ issues, influence of technology on dating and sexual lives, sexual offenders, childhood sexual abuse (CSA), resilience post-CSA, and sexual consent.
Time Spent with the RYRG: January 2012 to 2013
What was Paul's Role in the Lab?: Research Intern/Assistant
What is Paul Doing Now?: Paul hopes to pursue a career as a Clinical Psychologist. His research interests include body image, self-injury, mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and history of Psychology.
Time Spent with the RYRG: 2008 to 2010
What was Amy's Role in the Lab?: Research Assistant, Honours Thesis Student
What is Amy Doing Now?: Amy attended the Developmental Service Worker Program and she is now exploring further options for a Master's of Social Work or Master's of Counselling. Amy is currently a freelance writer, and a social media engagement coordinating for a job-finding site. She is traveling to First Nation reserves in Ontario to promote this.