Kirstyn-Krause

416-979-5000 ext. 2184
kirstyn.krause@psych.ryerson.ca

Degree in Progress

PhD Clinical Psychology

Degrees

2016 MA Psychology, Ryerson University
2013 BA (Honours) Psychology, Glendon College, York University

Research Interests

Kirstyn is interested in the relationship between anxiety disorders and related constructs such as perfectionism. She is also interested in the mechanisms of habituation vs. expectancy violation in exposure-based practice. Current projects include motivations for agoraphobic avoidance and the use of safety behaviours in storm phobia.

Clinical Interests

Kirstyn’s clinical interests focus on cognitive-behavioural interventions in the treatment of anxiety- and mood-based disorders. She has experience in the assessment of a range of psychological disorders as well as experience in the treatment of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression.

Research Support

2016 – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Doctoral Research Award – Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS-D CIHR)
2015 – Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)
2014 – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) – Master’s Award

Publications

  • Krause, K. L., & Antony, M. M. (in press). Anxiety and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. In S. Hofmann (Ed.), Clinical psychology: A global perspective. Chichester, UK: John Wiley and Sons.
  • Wilson, G. A., Krause, K. L., & Antony, M. M. (2015). Anxiety, panic, and phobias. In H. Friedman (Ed.), Encyclopedia of mental health (pp. 74-80). Waltham, MA: Academic Press.
  • Krause, K. L., & Lalonde, R. N. (2014). The effect of interlocutor status on second language anxiety and communicative competence. Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity, 7, 10-21.

Conference Presentations

  • Krause, K. L., Antony, M. M., & Cassin, S. E. (2016, October). Clinical perfectionism predicts raising the bar: Validation of a new questionnaire. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
  • Krause, K. L., & Antony, M. M., & Cassin, S. E. (2016, October). Raising the bar in clinical perfectionism. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
  • Krause, K. L., Ennis, N., & Torsein, A. (2016, May). Interprofessional collaboration in a family health team psychology training clinic: Description of services and case example. Poster presented at the meeting of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Hamilton, ON.
  • Krause, K. L., & MacDonald, E. M., & Antony, M. M. (2015, November). Investigating storm fears and safety behaviors using virtual reality. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  • MacDonald, E. M., Krause, K. L., & Antony, M. M. (2015, November). Investigating the relationship between storm phobia and anxiety sensitivity. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  • Krause, K. L., & MacDonald, E. M., & Antony, M. M. (2015, October). Investigating storm fears and safety behaviours using virtual reality. Poster presented at the Ontario Psychological Association’s summit on innovation in psychology, Toronto, ON.
  • Krause, K. L., & Lalonde, R. N. (2013, May). The effect of interlocutor status on second language anxiety and communicative competence. Paper  presented at the Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference,  Toronto, ON.