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Laura Armstrong
Full Professor
613-236-1393, ext. : 2341
GIG 334


Dr. Laura Armstrong is an Associate Professor, Clinical Psychologist, and researcher in the School of Counselling, Psychotherapy, and Spirituality at Saint Paul University. She also holds Diplomate Clinician certification in Logotherapy from the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy. She has developed a national SSHRC-funded mental health promotion program for school children called D.R.E.A.M. (Developing Resilience through Emotions, Attitudes, & Meaning): This program has been developed for school children in general and adapted for gifted and bright children to address the unique emotional, sensory, imaginational, and social challenges they sometimes face, which can act as barriers to academic success and well-being. Our Child Meaning and Resilience Laboratory studies the Second Wave Positive Psychology theoretical framework for this program, called R.E.A.L.: Rational-Emotive, Attachment, Logotherapy. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Armstrong delivers invited public presentations on child and family mental health, and she works clinically with children, youth, adults, couples, and families. Dr. Armstrong works clinically with children, adolescents, families, couples, and adults.