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Greta Jang

Title: Lab Manager Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Greta is completing the final year of her undergrad in psychology (B.A.) and has previously conducted research on coping with suicidal behaviours. Her research interests include suicide and non-suicidal self-injury, eating disorders, anxiety and depression, and interpersonal dysfunction. Her work at a charitable organization has given her a passion […]

Abril Rivera

Title: Research Assistant Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Abril is a third-year student majoring in psychology with a minor in international relations. Her research interests include attraction, the pleasure gap, and sexual communication in the digital age. She is inspired by new directions in sexuality research, especially concerning inclusion and intersectionality. Her work in podcasting has given […]

Yana Svatko

Title: Research Assistant Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Yana graduated from UBC in 2019 with a B.A. (Hons) in Psychology. Her research interests include understanding how cognitive processes can influence our arousal and/or attraction, how maladaptive thought patterns can impair sexual response and sexual well-being, interventions for alleviating distracting cognitions and thoughts, cultural differences in sexuality, and […]

Natasha Zippan

Title: Communications Coordinator Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Natasha is a fourth-year Psychology major at UBC with a minor in Critical Studies in Sexuality. She has gone back to school as a mature student to pursue a second career as a clinical psychologist and sexologist. Her clinical interests include gender and sexuality (sexual dysfunction, CSA, hypersexuality, and […]

Anthony Yuen

Title: Research AssistantWork Learn & Directed Studies Student Pronouns: He/Him/His About: Anthony is a fourth-year BSc student majoring in Integrated Sciences and French. He is interested in interdisciplinary research with a focus on health inequities and sexual health education. He hopes to pursue graduate studies in public health and conduct research on the sexual health […]

Nicki Antone-Diamond

Title: Former Research Assistant (2022) Indigenous Undergraduate Research Mentorship Program Student Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Nicki is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in psychology. Her research interests include the relationship between children with PTSD and its adverse effects into adulthood, as well as links between anxiety and depression. In the future, she has intentions of pursuing […]

Sonia Milani

Title: MA Student (2020-2022) Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Sonia is a MA student in the UBC Clinical Psychology program. She has been conducting research in the field of sexuality using psychophysiology and eye tracking methods since 2016. Her master’s thesis will explore modifiable factors that promote individuals’ and couples’ sexual well-being, with the goal of developing […]

Lara Radovic

Title: Former Honours Student Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Lara is currently completing her Honours Bachelor of Science in Behavioural Neuroscience at UBC, and is excited to be conducting her undergraduate thesis at the SWELL Lab. She is interested in fields intersecting psychology, neuroscience, endocrinology, and women’s health. Lara aspires to investigate historically understudied topics in psychiatric […]

Chloe Dean

Title: Former Research Assistant (2021) Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Chloe recently graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from UBC, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Law and Society. She is interested in studying stress and anxiety, sexual dysfunction and self-esteem, and personality disorders. She hopes to get her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and […]

Aly Moscowitz

Title: Former Research Assistant (2020-2021) Pronouns: She/Her/Hers About: Aly graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in May 2020. Outside the SWell Lab, Aly has gained research experience in help-seeking behaviours and disparities in mental health care for marginalized groups, as well as the cognitive neuroscience of schizophrenia. Within […]