Sophie Bergeron, Ph.D.
Dr. Bergeron is a Full Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Université de Montréal, where she holds a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Intimate Relationships and Sexual Well-being and leads the SCOUP Team – Sexuality and Couples. She is also a member of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre on Intimate Relationship Problems and Sexual Abuse (CRIPCAS). Her research examines the psychosocial risk and protective factors underlying individuals’ and couples’ sexual wellbeing, using dyadic daily diary, longitudinal and observational methods. Dr. Bergeron also developed empirically-validated group and couple cognitive-behavioral interventions for women with vulvodynia and their partners. Her work is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Fonds de recherche du Québec Société et Culture (FRQSC). She is an Associate Editor for the international journal Archives of Sexual Behavior and is Past-President of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR).