This study is being conducted by a team of researchers from across Canada. Janine, Patrick, and Elisa are the core team for the project.

Janine V . Olthuis, PhD, LPsych

Janine is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick and a clinical psychologist.


Patrick McGrath, PhD, OC, RPsych

Patrick is a Professor Emeritus at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre (Halifax) and a clinical psychologist.


Elisa Kaltenbach, PhD 

Elisa is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and a trauma therapist working at the IWK Health Centre (Halifax).


We also have colleagues from the IWK Health Centre (Dr. Lori Wozney), Dalhousie University (Dr. Sanjay Rao & Dr. Patricia Lingley-Pottie), Queen’s University (Dr. Heidi Cramm), McGill University (Dr. Michael Sullivan), the University of Regina (Dr. Nicholas Carleton & Dr. Gordon Asmundson), the Universitat Konstanz (Dr. Anselm Crombach), the Operational Stress Injury Clinic in Fredericton, NB (Dr. Julie Devlin), and the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (Dr. Tina Saryeddine) who are helping out with this project.