July 2023 — Congratulations to Owen Hicks who successfully defended his MSc thesis examination: "The Effects of Self- and Partner-Schemas on Relationship Quality and Depression in Romantic Dyads."
July 2023 — Congratulations to Jesse Wilde who successfully defended her PhD dissertation examination: "An Empirical Examination of the Dyadic Partner-Schema Model of Relationship Distress and Depression."
March 2023 — David Dozois was appointed as the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies’ Representative to the World Confederation of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies.
April 2023 — Congratulations to Fei Ying who was selected as one of the winners of the CPA’s Scientific Affairs Committee Student Research Grant for her project entitled "The Impact of Partner Schemas on Observable Behaviours Between Couples." This grant recognizes exceptional student research in all areas of psychology.
April 2023 — Congratulations to Fei Ying and Gabriela Murphy who both received Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master’s Program.
March 2023 — Congratulations to Jennifer Gillies who successfully matched for residency. Jennifer will be at the London Clinical Psychology Consortium, Adult Mental Health Track.
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.
April 2021 — Jennifer Gillies 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.
April 2020 — Jennifer Gillies received a Student Travel Award from 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.