Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina

I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina Faculty of Social Work, Saskatoon Campus. In addition to my academic position I am a practicing, AAMFT certified individual, couple and family therapist.

I study couple and family therapy, mental health, substance use and misuse, trauma, and medical assistance in dying

Experience

  • –present
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina

Education

  • 2017 
    McGill University, PhD Social Work

Publications

  • 2019
    Measuring Mentalizing in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples With Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors and Their Partners, Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy
  • 2018
    Emotionally Focused Therapy in the Context of Addictions, The Family Journal
  • 2018
    “It’s About Us, You Know?” Relapse in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy for Addictions, Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions
  • 2016
    “I Was Like Damaged, Used Goods”: Thematic Analysis of Disclosures of Childhood Sexual Abuse to Romantic Partners, Marriage & Family Review
  • 2016
    “As Time Went On, I Just Forgot About It”: Thematic Analysis of Spontaneous Disclosures of Recovered Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
  • 2015
    Attachment, A Matter of Substance: The Potential of Attachment Theory in the Treatment of Addictions, Clinical Social Work Journal
  • 2013
    Couple Therapy Treatments for Substance Use Disorders: A Systematic Review, Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions
  • 2012
    With Laura: Attachment and the Healing Potential of Substitute Caregivers within Cross-Cultural Child Welfare Practice, First Peoples Child & Family Review

Professional Memberships

  • Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers