Vivienne graduated from the University of Guelph in 2016 with a BA (Hons) in Psychology. Her undergraduate thesis examined emotion socialization and learned helplessness in children. She has been a volunteer research assistant in the Child Self-Regulation Lab since May 2016. Her responsibilities include EEG testing, literature reviews and data entry for the Integra Mindfulness Martial Arts™ study, and qualitative data coding for the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Families study. She is now pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Simon Fraser University.