Dr. Kendra Thomson is a scientist with the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and an associate professor in the Department of Applied Disability Studies at Brock University and a doctoral-level board certified behaviour analyst (BCBA-D).
Kendra earned her PhD in psychology with specialization in applied behaviour analysis from the University of Manitoba in 2011. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the developmental disabilities and mental health lab at York University in 2013 before being hired at Brock in 2014. Kendra began conducting applied clinical research in 2002 with adults with developmental disabilities. She has experience working in various clinical and research settings with people across the lifespan.
Areas of Research
Dr. Thomson conducts community-based research that focuses broadly on translating evidence based behavioural strategies to empower care providers, professionals, and people with developmental disabilities and their families to increase independence and improve quality of life. Kendra joined the Azrieli Adult Neurodevelopmental Centre as a clinician scientist in 2019 and is building further collaborations between CAMH and Brock.
View Dr. Thomson's publications here.