Graduate Student in Clinical Psychology
Work E-mail: rferg071@uOttawa.ca
Ryan completed his BA in Honours Psychology in 2015 and his MA in Applied Psychology in 2017 at Laurentian University. He joined the CADRe Lab in September 2017 and is now entering his fourth year of the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology where he is focused on gaining experience assessing and treating adult anxiety (e.g., social anxiety, generalized anxiety, panic) and related disorders (e.g., OCD, PTSD, etc.). Under the supervision of Dr. Ouimet, Ryan’s doctoral thesis is examining the hypothesized cyclical role of negative evaluations towards the self and others as a proposed mechanism for the development and maintenance of Social Anxiety Disorder.
Exploring the Cyclical Relationship of Self- and Other-Evaluations on Cognitive, Behavioural, and Psychophysiological Outcomes in Social Anxiety