Dr .Nicole Reeves has been a member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec since 1983 after obtaining a master’s degree in clinical psychology from UQAM. She also holds a doctorate in psychology from Paris Cité Sorbonne University since 2017. Dr Reeves has extensive clinical experience, spanning nearly 40 years in private practice as well as at the University of Montreal Hospital (CHUM) where she worked in both psychiatry and health psychology. She was also in charge of clinical training at the University of Montreal for nearly 25 years and supervised numerous postgraduate students in psychology, as well as young foreign professionals as part of their application for an equivalence permit at the OPQ. Dr. Reeves was also a lecturer in the perinatal certificate at UQAM and has been offering continuing education since 2016 to professionals in CLSCs and hospitals working in the mother-child sector. From 2009 to 2020, Dr. Reeves was granted the status of professional health researcher at the CHUM Research Center. Her research in psychiatry and perinatal care has given rise to several international scientific communications as well as publications.
In 2012 and in 2018, she obtained the Research Recognition Award given by the Multidisciplinary Council of the CHUM. She also received the Yvon Gauthier Professional Grant in 2016 for the clinical impact of her doctoral thesis on anxiety during pregnancy. In 2007, she was part of the team that received the Fondation du CHUM prize in the “Innovations in customer service” category for a psychosocial prevention program for pregnant women. More recently, Dr. Reeves is interested in new modalities of distance practice in psychology both from a preventive health and wellness perspective and for therapeutic purposes via distance therapy. She is a clinical research associate at the Canadian Institute for Clinical Research at the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment at the University of Regina and collaborates as an e-therapist in the internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy program for public safety personnel.