Jean-Philippe Gagné

PhD Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Concordia University

Jean-Philippe Gagné is a PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology at Concordia University and a Vanier Scholar. He was also Chair of the Canadian Psychological Association's Section for Students. His research interests centre upon the role of cognitive-behavioural mechanisms in the development and maintenance of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and tic disorders.


  • 2017–present
    PhD Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Concordia University


  • 2017 
    Concordia University, MA in Clinical Psychology
  • 2015 
    McGill University, BSc in Honours Psychology


  • 2019
    The development and validation of the Beliefs About Losing Control Inventory (BALCI), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • 2019
    From the laboratory to the clinic (and back again): How experiments have informed cognitive-behavior therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder, Journal of Experimental Psychopathology
  • 2019
    The psychology of Tourette disorder: Revisiting the past and moving toward a cognitively-oriented future , Clinical Psychology Review
  • 2018
    Validating an abbreviated version of the Obsessive Beliefs Questionnaire, Journal of Clinical Psychology
  • 2017
    Manipulating beliefs about losing control causes checking behaviour, Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Psychological Association
  • Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies