Thanks to growing mental health awareness, the use of the term “trauma” and a public appreciation of its psychological and social impact has surged in recent years. But what is trauma and what does it really mean for something to be “traumatic”? In its most basic form, trauma is a type of event (or events) […]
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Dr. Skye Fitzpatrick
Dr. Skye Fitzpatrick completed her PhD in 2018 at Ryerson University. Her research at Ryerson focused on the nature and treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD), with a specific focus on dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT). Dr. Fitzpatrick continued to pursue training in both BPD and PTSD treatment research during her postdoctoral fellowship at Rutgers University. Her current research interests focus on the examination of emotion processes in the treatment of BPD and PTSD.