Team

Director

Marie-Claude Geoffroy

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology
Associate Member, Department of Psychiatry
McGill University

  • Deals with the bio-psycho-social determinants of suicide as studied from a developmental perspective.
  • Uses large epidemiological samples and works with psychiatric patients to better understand what makes young people at risk for suicide.
  • Conducts randomized controlled trials to test the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions to reduce suicidal risk.

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Graduate students

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Lea Perret

PhD student in Psychiatry
McGill University

Google scholar

Investigates biological pathways linking peer bullying to suicidal risk 

Despina Bolanis

PhD student in School
and Applied Child Psychology,
McGill University

Google scholar

Documents the effect of nature on mental health in community and clinical samples

Sara Scardera

MA student in
School and Applied Child Psychology
McGill University

Google scholar

Studies the role of social support on mental health and suicidal risk in LGB youths

Samantha Bouchard

Samantha Bouchard

MA student in
School and Applied Child Psychology
McGill University

Examines the impact of child sexual abuse on adulthood economic outcomes

Staff

Élise Chartrand

Alain Girard

Senior statistician

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