Dr. Rachel Langevin, Lab Director

Dr. Langevin is an Assistant Professor and William Dawson Scholar in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University. She holds an FRQ-S Chercheur Boursier Junior 1 award. She is a regular researcher with the Centre de recherche sur les problèmes conjugaux et les agressions sexuelle (CRIPCAS), the FRQ-SC Team Équipe Violence Sexuelle et Santé (EVISSA), the Centre for Research on Children and Families (CRCF), and the Institut Universitaire Jeunes en Difficulté (IUJD), as well as a co-investigator with the Canadian Consortium on Child and Youth Trauma (CCCYT). She completed her university degrees at Université du Québec à Montréal. Her post-doctoral fellowship took place in the Psychology Department of Concordia University (and Centre for Research in Human Development), where she conducted research on the intergenerational transfer of risk. Dr. Langevin’s work is funded by several of the major funding agencies in Canada and Quebec, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Fonds de recherche du Québec. Her clinical training involved a specialization in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and trauma related disorders in adults and she is still working with these populations in her private practice. Her main research interests are in family dynamics and understanding mechanisms involved in the intergenerational continuity of trauma and violence.

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