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Volunteering Opportunities

The BEP Lab recognizes the importance of continuing research through the unique perspectives of prospective volunteers. Gain valuable knowledge and experience, while collaborating towards research pertaining to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Suicide and Perfectionism, and much more! If this important stream of research is of interest to you, please send your CV and unofficial transcript to beplab@psych.ryerson.ca

 

Be a Participant in a Research Study!

DO YOU HAVE INTENSE EMOTIONS, DIFFICULTY CONTROLLING EMOTIONS, ENGAGE IN SELF-HARM, OR HAVE SUICIDAL THOUGHTS/URGES?

You may be eligible to participate in a research study at Ryerson University.
We are looking for individuals between the ages of 18 and 60 who willing and able to come into our lab and do the following:

1.) Participate in a structured interview that will assess your emotional and psychological history

2.) Fill out questionnaires about your emotions

3.) Listen to emotional stories while being physiologically monitored (e.g., heart rate, skin conductance).

Volunteers will be paid between $10 and $60 for their participation depending on eligibility and time commitment to the study (between two and six and a half hours).

Interested volunteers should contact beplab@psych.ryerson.ca or call 416-979-5000 ext. 3234. In email or voicemail, please leave your name, phone number, times you can be reached to be contacted by the telephone, and indicate whether or not leaving a confidential voicemail at the phone number you leave is okay.

 

DO YOU WORRY A LOT, FEEL TENSE, OR FEEL ANXIOUS A LOT OF THE TIME?

You may be eligible to participate in a research study at Ryerson University.
We are looking for individuals between the ages of 18 and 60 who willing and able to come into our lab and do the following:

1.) Participate in a structured interview that will assess your emotional and psychological history

2.) Fill out questionnaires about your emotions

3.) Complete a brief measurement of your sleep everyday at home for two weeks

4.) Listen to emotional stories while being physiologically monitored (e.g., heart rate, skin conductance).

Volunteers will be paid between $10 and $70 for their participation depending on eligibility and time commitment to the study (between one and seven hours).

Interested volunteers should contact beplab@psych.ryerson.ca or call 416-979-5000 ext. 3234. In email or voicemail, please specify that you’re responding to the “worry ad”, your name, phone number, times you can be reached to be contacted by the telephone, and indicate whether or not leaving a confidential voicemail at the phone number you leave is okay.