Erin completed her BSc (Honours) in Psychology and Neuroscience at Laurier in 2022. She's currently a first-year M.A. student in clinical psychology. Erin is broadly interested in identifying predictors of treatment response in individuals with OCD.
Josh Budge is the current Research Coordinator for the Anxiety Studies Research Team. He recently graduated with a BSc in Honours Psychology at the University of Waterloo. Josh is broadly interested in clinical psychology, and hopes to attend graduate school for clinical psychology in the future.
Van Bui is a PhD student in clinical psychology at the University of Waterloo. She is currently interested in understanding how socially anxious individuals view and interact with the world around them.
Taylor Crawford is a PhD student in clinical psychology who is broadly interested in understanding the nature of the internal dialogue that occurs in individuals with anxiety disorders. She is currently investigating this within the context of test anxiety.
Tyler Eschenwecker is a PhD student in clinical psychology who is interested in understanding maintaining factors of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. He is particularly interested in understanding how compulsion goals impact the way people perform their compulsions.
Jolie Ho is a PhD student in clinical psychology whose research focuses on potential ways for socially anxious individuals to seek close connections with others and their experiences of social reward. Her MA research examined social anxiety in the context of COVID-19, particularly how the interpersonal experiences of socially anxious individuals during the pandemic were influenced by symptom impairment and COVID-related stressors.
Sophia Kudryk is a second-year M.A. student in clinical psychology. She is broadly interested in investigating autobiographical memory in socially anxious individuals.
Aliya McNeil is a second year M.A. student in clinical psychology at the University of Waterloo. Aliya is interested in understanding whether fears of receiving compassion and expressing self-compassion explain why attachment insecurity is positively associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptom severity. She is also exploring how self-conscious emotions such as shame are related to fears of compassion and OCD symptoms.