Dr. Simone Arbour

Dr. Simone Arbour

Simone Arbour  PhD

Research Scientist

905-430-4055 ext. 6277

Dr. Arbour received her PhD in Applied Social Psychology at the University of Windsor in 2008. Her research interests are grounded in both the basic and applied fields of social and health psychology, with a specific emphasis on mental health and addiction. In her role as a research scientist, Dr. Arbour collaborates with clinical staff extensively in an effort to bridge together research and practice to enhance recovery oriented practice and system transformation.  Research papers generated from her work have been published and presented at a variety of forums within the fields of addiction medicine, psychology and mental health.  Applied research interests include program evaluation and recovery education development.

Research Practice Areas

Social and Health Psychology

Areas of Research

Mental health recovery, addiction

Recent Publications

Arbour, S., & Stevens, A. (2017). A Recovery College in Canada: An innovative means of supporting and empowering individuals with severe mental illness. Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 36(3), https://doi.org/10.7870/cjcmh-2017-017

Martin, K., Stevens, A., & Arbour, S. (2017). The Process of developing a co-design and co-delivery initiative for mental health programming. Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Mental Health, 4(2), 247-251.

Gavrysh, I., Arbour, S., Hambley J. M., & Sivagnanasundaram, L. (2016). Comparing treatment outcomes among military and civilian substance abusers attending the same residential treatment program. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 34(2), 181-196.

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