R.Nicholas Carleton, Ph.D. is a Professor of Clinical Psychology, a registered doctoral clinical psychologist in Saskatchewan, and is currently serving as the Scientific Director for the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment. He has published more than 175 peer-reviewed articles exploring the fundamental bases of anxiety and related disorders. He has completed more than 400 national and international conference presentations. He also serves as an active member of several national and international professional associations. As principal or co-principal investigator he has been awarded more than $30M in competitive external funding. He has received several prestigious awards and recognitions, including recent induction as a Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, and as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and the Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research, an Outstanding Young Alumnus Crowning Achievement Award. Dr. Carleton is actively involved in clinical and experimental research, with his interests including the biopsychosocial measurement, assessment, and treatments of trauma and anxiety, focusing on transdiagnostics and fundamental cognitions. He currently serves as principal investigator on the RCMP Longitudinal PTSD Study and co-principal investigator on the Federal Internet Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program for Public Safety Personnel, PSPSNET. He enjoys teaching and supervision of trainees, and maintains a small private practice for military and public safety personnel who have anxiety and related disorders, particularly posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Border Services
- Correctional Workers
- Public Safety Communicators
- Search and Rescue Personnel
- Dr. Carleton is actively involved in clinical and experimental research, with his interests including the biopsychosocial measurement, assessment, and treatments of trauma, anxiety, and somatic disorders, focusing on transdiagnostics, fundamental cognitions, and shared emergent properties
- An augmented training program for preventing posttraumatic stress injuries among diverse public safety personnel
- A Longitudinal Study of Operational Stress Injuries (OSIs) for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (www.rcmpstudy.ca)
- Internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (ICBT) for Public Safety Personnel (PSP) (www.pspnet.ca)
- Prevalence of Operational Stress Injuries in Canadian Provincial Correctional Officers
- Assessing Duty-Related Mental Injury Prevalence Rates Among Coast Guard and Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Willing to be contacted for collaboration.
- Anxiety Disorder
- Panic Disorder