• Welcome to the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Lab (HEAL)

    The primary aims of the HEAL Lab are to investigate the psychosocial aspects of disordered eating across the weight spectrum, and to develop evidence-based treatments to improve eating behaviours and overall wellbeing.

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  • Aiden Mehak receives award

    Congratulations to Aiden Mehak, who was awarded the Canadian Psychological Association's Certificate of Academic Excellence for her undergraduate honours thesis! [...]

  • Vincent Santiago joins HEAL lab

    Vincent Santiago joined the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle laboratory as a new Masters student in September 2016, after serving as a research coordinator for the Toronto Western Hospital bariatric Sur [...]

  • Aliza Friedman Defends Master's Thesis

    Aliza Friedman successfully defended her Masters Thesis in August 2015. Her master’s thesis investigated the effects of various facets of weight-based stigma and discrimination on eating behaviors i [...]

  • Molly Atwood Defends Master's Thesis

    Molly Atwood successfully defended her Masters Thesis in August 2015. The study examined the clinical correlates as well as proximal antecedents of subjective binge eating episodes in female undergrad [...]

  • Graduate Program Open House

    Join us for our annual Graduate Program Open House and Information Session. Take advantage of an exciting opportunity to learn all about the MA and PhD programs in Psychology at Ryerson University in [...]