Dr. Langevin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill. She supervises students in both the Counselling Program and the School-Applied Child Psychology Program. She is studying the impacts of family violence (e.g., physical and sexual abuse, neglect, psychological violence, and intimate partner violence) on the socioemotional development of children and adolescents with a particular interest in identifying the mechanisms involved in the intergenerational transmission of trauma and violence. She completed her B.Sc. and Ph.D./Psy.D. degrees in psychology at Université du Québec à Montréal. Her Honours undergraduate thesis and doctoral dissertation explored attachment representations, emotion regulation, and behavior problems in preschool victims of sexual abuse. Her post-doctoral fellowship took place in the Psychology Department of Concordia University (and Centre for Research in Human Development), where she conducted research on the intergenerational transfer of risk using data from the Concordia Longitudinal Risk Project. Dr. Langevin’s academic dossier and research have been recognized with numerous scholarships and awards. She has contributed to the scientific literature with several scholarly papers, and she has participated in dozens of national and international conferences. Her clinical training involved a specialization in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and trauma related disorders in adults and she is still working with these populations in her private practice.
Contact: rachel.langevin [at] mcgill.ca (Email)