Dr. Aislin Mushquash, C.Psych.

Assistant Professor
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Academic Qualifications: 
  • 2015 Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Pediatrics (University of Alberta)
  • 2013 Doctor of Philosophy - Clinical Psychology (Dalhousie University)
  • 2007 Bachelor of Sciences Honours - Psychology (McMaster University)
Date joined Lakehead: 
August 2017
Research Interests: 
Please visit Dr. Aislin Mushquash's research website here
Dr. Aislin Mushquash is a Clinical Psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Lakehead University. Her research focuses on understanding maladaptive coping and innovative approaches to foster adaptive coping. At the undergraduate level, Dr. Mushquash teaches Child Development (PSYC 2011) and Psychological Disorders in Childhood (PSYC 3010). At the graduate level, Dr. Mushquash teaches Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (PSYC 6011) and Research Methods (PSYC 5711). 
Dr. Mushquash expects to take on a new graduate student each Fall. Please contact her and send your unofficial transcript, brief description of your research interests and career goals, and resume/CV prior to the official application deadline. 
Dr. Mushquash expects to take on a new honours thesis student each Fall. Please contact her and send your unofficial transcript, brief description of your research interests and career goals, and resume/CV. Please consult with the Department Program Coordinator (psychology@lakeheadu.ca) about the application process and associated deadlines.  
Dr. Mushquash is often looking for conscientious students interested in research to volunteer in the lab. We ask our volunteers to contribute 8 hours per week to the lab. Volunteers often go on to do research opportunities courses or honours theses in the lab. Contact Dr. Mushquash directly to discuss volunteer opportunities - include a copy of your unofficial transcript.
Dr. Mushquash is committed to ensuring an equitable, diverse, and inclusive research environment. In selecting trainees, Dr. Mushquash  considers systemic barriers that may have impacted applicants’ training/experiences, and values lived experience and cultural knowledge in addition to academic preparedness.
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