Program Research

Faculty and Research Interests

  • Dr. Marvin McDonald: Multicultural identity development; Trauma and secondary trauma; Spirituality and health; Families and close relationships
  • Dr. Janelle Kwee: multicultural and gender issues in psychology, group psychotherapy, community psychology and prevention, relational theories, trauma, and the interplay between spiritual formation, psychological development, and psychotherapy, children in play therapy
  • Dr. Derrick Klaassen : Existential and spiritual issues in psychology and psychotherapy; Existential Analysis (Logotherapy); grief and bereavement
  • Dr. Deepak Mathew: Career development, life transitions, immigrant and indigenous youth career decision-making, transition to retirement, enhanced critical incident technique
  • Dr. Larissa Rossen: Loss, grief, and bereavement, perinatal and maternal mental health, family systems, childhood development and protection.

Student Research

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