Lab News

March 2023 – Congratulations to Katerina Rnic, a former student in the Breaking Sad lab, who recently had a paper accepted for publication in Psychological Bulletin.

March 2023 – Congratulations to Mary Ritchie who successfully matched for residency. Mary will be at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Child, Youth, and Family Track) in Toronto.

September 2022 – The Breaking Sad lab is delighted that Fei Ying and Gabriela de Miranda Murphy have joined the team as MSc students.

March 2022 – Congratulations to Jesse Wilde who matched for pre-doctoral residency. Jesse will be at the London Clinical Psychology Consortium, Adult Mental Health Track.

March 2022 – Congratulations to Dan Machado who matched for pre-doctoral residency. Dan will be at the University of Ottawa Centre for Psychological Service.

February 2022 – The Breaking Sad lab is thrilled that Fei Ying has accepted an offer of admission to come to Western. Welcome to the lab, Fei!

May 2021 – We are delighted that Owen Hicks will be joining our lab as a graduate student in September, 2021.

April 2021 – The Dozois Mood Lab received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to study the impact of partner-schemas on interpersonal functioning.

April 2021 – Jesse Wilde received a Student Travel Award from the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies.

September 2020 – Monica Tomlinson completes her residency at BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services and begins her Post-Doctorate at Zucker Hillside Hospital, New York.

July 2020 – Katerina Rnic was selected as the University of Western Ontario Department of Psychology’s Nominee for a Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS)/ProQuest Canada’s Distinguished Dissertation Award, final results pending.

June 2020 – David Dozois received an Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Profession from the Canadian Psychological Association.

May 2020 – David Dozois became president of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies.

November 2019 – Katerina Rnic successfully defended her PhD: Baseline and Stress-Induced Cognitive Control Deficits and Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines in Currently, Remitted, and Never Depressed Individuals.

October 2019 – Katerina Rnic begins her Post-Doctorate under the supervision of Dr. Joelle LeMoult in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia.

April 2019 – Katerina Rnic wins the Dr. Sam Paunonen Award in Psychology, Western University.

March 2019 – Monica Tomlinson successfully defended her PhD: The Role of Cognitive Distortions in the Longitudinal Relationship Between Problematic Drinking and Depressive Symptoms.