Stephane Bouchard

Université du Québec en Outaouais Canada

Stephane Bouchard holds the Canada Research Chair in Clinical Cyberpsychololgy and teaches cyberpsychology and psychotherapy at the Université du Québec en Outaouais. As a scientist-practitioner, his research shows an important preoccupation towards conducting both meaningful clinical applications of cyberpsychology and rigorous science to treat anxiety disorders. His current research projects involve developing virtual environments to treat complex anxiety disorders, leading randomized control trials on the efficacy of in virtuo exposure for phobias and conducting experimental studies to understand to why virtual reality is an effective treatment tool. His research lab holds Psyche, the only six-sided total immersion system dedicated to mental health research in the world. He has received for more than 7 millions dollars in infrastructure and research grants, is the co-director of the Cyberpsychology Lab of the UQO and the director of the Canadian Cyberpsychology and Anxiety Virtual Lab. He has published more than 60 scientific articles and book chapters and delivered hundreds of scientific communications around the world (see for more details).

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