Alumni

Kim Yurkowski (alumna)

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology (2018)

Contact information:

kimyurkowski@gmail.com

Education:

  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of Ottawa (2018)
  • B.A., Honours in Psychology, University of Ottawa (2010)

Research Interests:

  • Parent-child attachment relationships
  • Child psychosocial adaptation
  • Mother-father-child triadic interactions

Doctoral Thesis:

Représentations d'attachement des enfants d'âge préscolaire: validation d'un nouvel instrument d'évaluation et son association au développement social de l'enfant. (2018). University of Ottawa.

Current Position:

Dr. Yurkowski is currently on maternity leave. She will soon be working as a psychologist in the public sector at the Personnel Psychology Centre (PPC) of the Public Service Commission (PSC).

 

Recent Publications:

Deneault, A.-A., Bureau, J.-F., Yurkowski, K., & Moss, E. (2019). Validation of the Preschool Attachment Rating Scales with child-mother and child-father dyads. Attachment and Human Development. doi:10.1080/14616734.2019.1589546

Bureau, J.-F., Deneault, A.-A., & Yurkowski, K. (2019). Preschool father-child attachment and its relation to self-reported child socioemotional adaptation at elementary school. Attachment and Human Development. doi:10.1080/14616734.2019.1589065

Orpana, H. M., Lang, J. J., & Yurkowski, K. (2019). Validation of a brief version of the Social Provisions Scale using Canadian national survey data. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, 39(12). 

 

Molisa Meier (alumna)

Molisa Meier

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology (2015)

Contact information:

meier.molisa@gmail.com

Education:

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Ottawa (2015)
  • B.A., Honours in Psychology, University of Ottawa (2008)

Research Interests:

  • Parent-child attachment relationships
  • Parentification
  • Psychopathlogy

Doctoral Thesis:

The development, psychometric analyses and correlates of a new self-report measure on disorganization and role reversal. (2015). University of Ottawa.

Current Position:

Dr. Meier currently works in private practice at Queensview Professional Services (QPS). She provides therapy and assessment services to children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Meier is completing her supervised practice year to become licensed as a psychologist within the province of Ontario.

Recent Publications:

Meier, M., & Bureau, J.-F. (2018). The development, psychometric analyses and correlates of a self-report measure on disorganization and role reversal. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 1805-1817. doi: 10.1007/s10826-018-1028-1

Meier, M., Martin, J., Bureau, J.-F., Speedy, M., Levesque, C., & Lafontaine, M.-F. (2014). Psychometric properties of the mother and father compulsive caregiving scales: A brief measure of current young adult caregiving behaviours toward parents. Attachment and Human Development, 16, 174-191. doi:10.1080/14616734.2013.870809

Meier, A., Boivin, M., & Meier, M. (2010). Working through the transference of an unresolved separation/individuation pattern: A case study using theme-analysis. In A. Meier and M. Rovers (Eds.), The helping relationship: Healing and change in community context (pp.101-129). Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa Press.

 

Rachel Tupper (alumna)

Rachel Tupper

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology (2015)

Contact information:

rjtat2003@yahoo.ca

Education:

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Ottawa (2015)
  • B. Sc., Psychology, University of Southern Colorado (2001)

Research Interests:

  • Parent-child attachment relationships
  • Behavioural Difficulties
  • Parenting
  • Military Families

Doctoral Thesis:

The impact of military status on maternal and child outcomes in a Canadian sample of young children (2015). University of Ottawa.

Current Position:

Dr. Tupper currently works for the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, where she provides assessment and therapy services to children and adolescent students. She also works one day a week in private practice at Centretown Psychological Services. Dr. Tupper is currently in the process of becoming licensed as a psychologist with the province of Ontario.

Recent Publications:

Tupper, R., Bureau, J.-F., & St-Laurent, D. (2018). Deployment status: A direct or indirect effect on mother-child attachment within a Canadian military context? Infant Mental Health Journal, 1-11. doi: 10.1002/imhj.21720

 

Jodi Martin (alumna)

Jodi Martin

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology (2014)

Contact information:

jodimart@yorku.ca

Education:

  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Opportunities to Understand Childhood Hurt Laboratory, York University (2016-2018)
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota (2014-2016)
  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of Ottawa (2014)
  • B.A., Honours in Psychology, University of Ottawa (2006)

Research Interests:

  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Suicidal behaviour
  • Parent-child attachment relationships
  • Psychological difficulties in adolescence and young adulthood

Doctoral Thesis:

Quality of parent-child relationships, attachment, and non-suicidal self-injury: Two investigations in young adult samples. (2014). University of Ottawa.

Current Position:

Dr. Martin is an Assistant Professor (Teaching Stream) in the Department of Psychology at York University, where she specializes in teaching statistics and research methods. Dr. Martin's research studies the impact of caregiver characteristics (i.e., psychological symptoms, behaviour, attachment representations) on the development of children's negative affect regulation across contexts of varying distress.

Recent Publications:

Guérin-Marion, C., Martin, M.J., Lafontaine, M.-F., & Bureau, J.-F. (2019). Invalidating caregiving environments, specific emotion regulation deficits, and non-suicidal self-injury. Child Psychiatry and Human Development. 1-9. doi: 10.1007/s10578-019-00908-2

Badovinac, S., Martin, M. J., Guérin-Marion, C., O'Neill, M., Pillai Riddell, R., Bureau, J.-F., & Spiegel, R. (2018). Associations between mother-preschooler attachment and maternal depression symptoms: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS ONE, 13(10), e0204374. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204374 

Guérin-Marion, C., Martin, M. J., Deneault, A.-A., Lafontaine, M.-F., & Bureau, J.-F. (2018). The functions and addictive features of non-suicidal self-injury: A confirmatory factor analysis of the Ottawa Self-Injury Inventory in a community sample of young adults. Psychiatry Research, 264, 316-321. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.04.019

 

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