Christopher Nelson, B.Sc., B.A., M.A.
Christopher is a first-year M.A. student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan supervised by Dr. Maya Libben and Dr. Zachary Walsh. His undergraduate research completed at the University of Florida investigated the relationship between collective effervescence and musical experience. His master’s research, completed at the University of Central Florida, continued his undergraduate research with the development and validation of an original psychometric tool evaluating collective effervescence during live music events. He also examined the clinical potential for cannabidiol (CBD) as a treatment for anxiety and anxiety disorders using meta-analytic procedures. Christopher has completed practicums facilitating a neuropsychological treatment group for people with aphasia at the University of Central Florida’s Communication Disorders Clinic as well as administering neuropsychological assessment with Orlando Health Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Institute Neuropsychology Group.