As Jan. 29, 2020 is Bell Let’s Talk Day, Carleton experts are available to discuss topics related to mental health.

Kim Hellemans
Instructor III, Department Chair, Department of Neuroscience

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 2973

Hellemans’s research interest lies in the study of vulnerability to mental illness. Her past research explored the role of adverse environmental experience in susceptibility to drug addiction. Her current research examines how prenatal exposure to alcohol influences later life susceptibility to mental illness. Hellemans’s other main research interest is sex differences in mental illnesses; depression is twice as common among women. She is a co-host of the Minding the Brain podcast.

Marina Milyavskaya
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 7490

Milyavskaya is available to discuss perfectionism and mental health.

Milyavskaya’s research examines why people are successful in the pursuit of certain goals, but not others. Her work looks at the factors that promote successful goal pursuit and attainment, as well as self-regulatory mechanisms. Her other research interests include autonomy support, health behaviours, attachment and well-being across a person’s lifespan.

Milyavskaya is available for English and French interviews.

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Steven Reid
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Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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