Beaumont, Dr. Sherry

Dr. Sherry Beaumont
PhD (University of Waterloo), DVATI, RCC Professor (on Sabbatical Leave)
Email: Phone:
250-960-6501 / Lab: 250-960-6062
Fax:
250-960-5744
Campus:
  • Off Campus

Biography

Dr. Beaumont has been a faculty member in the UNBC Department of Psychology since 1994 and is currently a Full Professor with expertise in developmental, positive, and existential psychology. She was one of the first Canadian university professors to develop an undergraduate course in positive psychology over 15 years ago, and she continues to be one of the few professors in Canada who regularly teaches both introductory and advanced courses in positive psychology. Dr. Beaumont’s research and publications focus on the roles of contemplative and expressive processes, including art therapy, in the development of self-identity, personal myth, wisdom, and spirituality.

Research and Expertise

Dr. Beaumont’s research and publications focus on the roles of contemplative and expressive processes, including art therapy, in the development of self-identity, personal myth, wisdom, and spirituality.

Research Fields:
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Mental Health
  • Psychology
  • Religion
Areas of Expertise:

positive psychology, existential psychology, self-identity, wisdom, spirituality, life meaning, art-making, art therapy, expressive arts, reflexive practice

Currently accepting graduate students
Supervises in:
  • MSc Psychology
  • PhD Psychology
  • MA Gender Studies

Selected Publications