416-979-5000 ext. 2184
alentonb@psych.ryerson.ca

Degree in Progress
MA Clinical Psychology

Degrees
2015 BA Honours Psychology, McGill University

Research Interests
Ariella is primarily interested in social anxiety disorder. For her master’s thesis, she is investigating how socially anxious individuals respond to perceived rejection in the context of their romantic relationships. Ariella is also interested in the role of autobiographical memory and imagery in the onset and maintenance of social anxiety disorder.

Clinical Interests
Ariella is interested in cognitive-behavioural interventions and motivational interviewing for anxiety and related disorders. She has experience in psychodiagnostic assessment and recently began treating psychological disorders as part of her first practicum at the Psychology Training Clinic at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Research Support
2017 – Ontario Graduate Scholarship
2016 – Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Publications

  • Lenton-Brym, A. P., & Antony, M.M. (in press). Perfectionism. In J.S. Abramowitz & S. M. Blakey (Eds.), Clinical handbook of fear and anxiety: Psychological processes and treatment mechanisms. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.
  • Lenton-Brym, A., Kurczek, J., Rosenbaum, R. S., & Sheldon, S. (2016). A new method for assessing the impact of medial temporal lobe amnesia on the characteristics of generated autobiographical events. Neuropsychologia, 85, 35-43.

Conference Presentations

  • Lenton-Brym, A. P., Stewart, K.E., Coyne, A., Westra, H.A., Constantino, M.J., & Antony, M.M. (2017, November). Assessing the role of baseline treatment ambivalence in psychotherapy for individuals with generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.
  • Stewart, K.E., Lenton-Brym, A.P., Westra, H.A., Constantino, M.J., & Antony, M.M. (2017, November). Validating the TAQ: Investigating the relationship between ambivalence about treatment, motivation for change, and worry and symptom severity in generalized anxiety disorder. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.
  • Hudd, T., Vidovic, V., Lenton-Brym, A., Finch, K., Parker, V., Dupasquier, J., Nightingale, B., Barber, K., & Moscovitch, D.A. (2017, June). The nature and impact of negative autobiographical memory retrieval in social anxiety disorder. Poster to be presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.
  • Lenton-Brym, A., Nilsen, L., Friedman, O., Vidovic, V., Zabara, N., & Moscovitch, D.A. (2016, October). I can do it, I just don’t like it: Theory of mind performance in high socially anxious individuals. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
  • Vidovic, V., Barber, K.C., Dupasquier, J.R., Lenton-Brym, A., Parker, V., Collaton, J.M., Zabara, N., & Moscovitch, D.A. (2016, June). The nature and reliability of mental images and autobiographical memories in social anxiety disorder: A clinical replication and extension of outcomes on the Waterloo Images and Memories Interview. Poster presented at the meeting of the Canadian Psychological Association, Victoria, BC.
  • Vidovic, V., Lenton-Brym, A., Zabara, N., Finch, K., Dupasquier, J.R., Barber, K.C., & Moscovitch, D.A. (2016, May). Phenomenology and significance of mental imagery in social anxiety disorder: A Study of the Waterloo Images and Memories Interview. Poster presented at the meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Hamilton, ON.
  • Lenton-Brym, A., Hsu, K., Forgeard, M., Beard, C., Joyce, C., Udupa, N., Chung, J., & Björgvinsson, T. (2015, November). Mindfulness skill acquisition is associated with reduced perseverative thinking, depression, and anxiety during treatment. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  • Lenton-Brym, A., Rosenbaum, S., & Sheldon, S. (2015, June). Event generation following medial temporal lobe damage: Using unbiased ratings to assess the quality of remembered events. Poster presented at the meeting of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, Ottawa, ON.
  • Kwan, D., Kawakami, K., Vangjeli, A., Lenton-Brym, A., & Rosenbaum, R.S. (2015, February). Narrowed future time perspective does not keep older adults from traversing psychological distances. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Subjective Time and Mental Time Travel Preconference), Long Beach, CA.