Current Students

Who We Are


Gillian is a first-year Master’s student in Clinical Developmental Psychology at York University. She graduated from Western University in 2020 with an Honours Specialization in Psychology. She hopes to contribute to research on the relationship between early life adversity and mental health with the goal of promoting resilience and positive functioning in youth and families. Gillian has worked with youth in various roles, including summer camp counsellor, behavioural therapist for children with autism spectrum disorder, and social skills group facilitator for youth with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. She is very excited to continue working with families in the Prime Lab.

Gillian Shoychet, MA1


Veronica is currently pursuing her fifth year in the Specialized Honours Psychology program at York University. Veronica's research interests lie in the realm of intimate relationships and she hopes to cultivate a better understanding of how these relationships influence caregiving and child development. After her undergraduate studies, Veronica aspires to continue her passion for research at the graduate level. Beyond research, Veronica loves to read, paint and stargaze. 

Veronica Benyamin, IRP (SU)

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