B.A. Hons. (University of Waterloo - in progress)
Imogen Sloss is the lab manager of the Whole Family Lab. She is currently in her fourth year of the Honours Arts program at the University of Waterloo with a major in Psychology and Peace and Conflict Studies.
Imogen has previously worked as a research assistant with Dr. Sherman Kwok in which she completed coding for his dissertation on the effects of personality traits within romantic relationships. Imogen has also worked as a research assistant with the Whole Family Lab.
Imogen worked for four summers at a psychology clinic, serving as an administrative and intake assistant. Her responsibilities included conducting intake calls, helping out with DBT-C groups, contributing to program evaluation, reviewing electronic clinical resources, writing blogs, and managing client files. Imogen also spent a summer working for a clinical practice management software company, where she helped with quality assurance for clinical outcome measures.
Imogen volunteers at Jessie's Centre where she works with pregnant women and young mothers and their children. In the past, Imogen has volunteered as a mentor for middle school students at the Youth Enrichment Academy, in the therapeutic recreation playroom at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, and as a Youth Ambassador with World Vision. Prior to University, Imogen participated in a gap year service and leadership program that included a term in Guatemala.
Imogen hopes to pursue clinical psychology in graduate school. In the future, Imogen intends to research the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on attachment, relationships, and mental health. She is particularly interested in research that will inform prevention and intervention programs for children and caregivers with high ACE scores.