Dr. Bridget Klest
Dr. Klest received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Oregon, and completed pre-doctoral and postdoctoral clinical training at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and Seattle Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
In August 2012 she joined the Department of Psychology at the University of Regina as an assistant professor, and she is a registered doctoral psychologist in Saskatchewan.
Emily received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Guelph in 2013, and completed a Master's of Science in Personality and Measurement Psychology from Western University in 2016. She completed her pre-doctoral psychology residency in August 2021 with the Northern Ontario Psychology Internship Consortium, and is currently finishing her dissertation research for her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Regina. Emily is working toward registering as a psychologist and is currently employed by Child and Youth Services with the Saskatchewan Health Authority.
Hannah graduated from St. Thomas University in New Brunswick with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2017 and completed her MA in Clinical Psychology in 2019. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology in the area of gender-based microaggressions, intersectionality, and institutional betrayal.
Her master’s thesis investigated the impact of a microaggression perpetrated against individuals with acquired physical disabilities and the role institutional betrayal plays in this relationship.
2017: Kayla Lett, Kayla Crumley, Cynthia Beck
2016: Miranda Reid, Ashley Hamilton
2015: Miranda Reid, Alexis Pelletier, Brendan Jones
2014: Miranda Reid, Alexis Peltier, Olivia Philippon, Christina Mutschler, Sarena Poets, Brendan Jones
2013: Leslie Grey, Miranda Reid, Alexis Peltier, Kelsey Mills
Abby Phillips - Honours
Seint Kokoyi - PhD
Andreea Tamaian - PhD
Kayla Crumley - Honours
Kayla Lett - Honours
Miranda Reid - Honours
Katherine Mazenc - Honours
Olivia Philippon - Honours
Christina Mutschler - Honours
May graduated with a Bachelor of Science Honours in Psychology from the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus. She worked as a case manager with the Government of the Northwest Territories\' Integrated Case Management program for three years. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Clinical Psychology and developing her research interests around the experiences of trauma survivors across various settings.
Seint attended McMaster University (Hamilton, ON), where she completed her undergraduate degrees in Biology and Psychology. She then pursued a course-based masters degree at Teachers College, Columbia University (New York City, NY), specializing in Psychology in Education. After her studies in New York City, she worked as a research coordinator for three years in the Krembil Neuromuscular Clinic at Toronto General Hospital. Currently, she is enrolled in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at University of Regina. Her Master’s thesis explored healthcare experiences of trauma survivors and physicians’ professional experiences in treating trauma survivors. Her doctoral research project will apply the findings from her MA thesis to evaluate the needs of trauma survivors in primary healthcare settings and of primary care physicians who treat them.
Social Context, Health and Trauma Lab