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In this search you can find faculty members in a particular area of research, or browse the wide variety of research happening at the U of M.

Our faculty members have maintained information about their research expertise and interests, current teaching areas and other activities. They manage their information from the My Research Tools (MRT) website. More information about MRT is available Visit Research tools here.

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Self-Help Projects

Behavioral/Social Sciences

Research Description

My research examines the relations among self-awareness/self-knowledge, emotional and behavioral self-regulation, and mental/physical health.

Specific projects include:

Use of self-compassion and therapeutic writing to address feelings of shame and the tendency to self-enhance.

Self-esteem regulation: Narcissism, envy, shame, self-deception.

Relations between defense mechanisms, self-deception, and mental/physical health.

Mental/physical health conditions of interest: depression, anxiety, chronic illnesses (renal disease), personality disorders.

Clinical Supervision

Self-knowledge and self-assessment

Teaching Description

Graduate courses:

PSYC 8340 Cognitive Behavior Modification

PSYC 7140 Clinical Research Design

PSYC 7180 Self-Regulation and Health

PSYC 8090 Clinical Supervision in Psychology

Undergraduate Courses:

PSYC 4540 Honours Psychology Seminar: Self-Regulation and Health

PSYC 3460 Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 3520 Independent Research in Psychology

I also provide clinical supervision to graduate students within the Clinical Psychology training program and provide research supervision to doctoral, masters, and honours thesis students in the psychology department.

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