Research Assistants

DSC_0570Christine Church, B.A. (hons)

Lab Coordinator

Christine graduated from Temple University, Philadelphia in 2015 with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology (honors) and a minor in Cognitive Neuroscience. Shortly after graduation, Christine immigrated to Canada and joined the Adolescent Health Lab in 2016. Currently, Christine hopes to complete a graduate program in Occupational Therapy. As a future occupational therapist, she hopes to integrate aspects of mental health, health over the lifespan, adaptive mechanisms, and intervention science into her practice.

DSC_0649Teagan Chambers

Senior Research Assistant

Mari del Casal, B.A.

Senior Research Assistant


Mari completed his psychology degree at Simon Fraser University in 2017 and has been a member of the AHL since 2015. Additionally, Mari is the lab coordinator for the Supporting Relationships and Wellbeing Lab, directed by Dr. Yuthika Girme. His research interests focus on attachment theory, affect regulation, and child maltreatment. He hopes to pursue a mental-health related program at the intersection of clinical practice, research, and health policy in order to better support children’s development.