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JESSICA METTLER, M.A.

Human Development

Research Interests: mindfulness, stress and coping, mental health in youth, resilience, problematic video game use
Email Address: jessica.mettler@mail.mcgill.ca

Awards

  • 2021 - Graduate Mobility Award (Virtual Workshop), McGill University

  • 2020 – Adolescent Wellness and Community Engagement Award, McGill University ($2,000)

  • 2018-2021 – Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Doctoral Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC, $35,000/year; held)

  • 2018-2019 – Graduate Excellence Fellowship, McGill University ($17,000; awarded)

  • 2017-2020 – Tomlinson Scholar; Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship, Faculty of Education, McGill University ($35,000/year; partially held)

  • 2017-2020 – Bourse de doctorat en recherche, Fonds de recherche du Québec en société et culture (FRQSC, $20,000/year; awarded)

  • 2017-2018 – Graduate Mobility Award, McGill University ($4,120)

  • 2017-2018 – The Stansfield Award for School-Based Classroom Research, McGill University (ECP nominee)

  • 2017-2018 – Graduate Excellence Fellowship, McGill University ($20,000; awarded)

  • 2016-2018 – Bourse de maîtrise en recherche, Fonds Québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC, $15,000/year; held)

  • 2015 – Graduate Excellence Fellowship, McGill University ($10,000)

Publications

Bastien, L., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., Zito, S., Di Genova, L., Romano, V., Lewis, S. P., Whitley, R., Iyer, S., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). Comparing a peer-presented vs. mental health service provider-presented mental health outreach program for university students: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Mental Health.

Mettler, J., Zito, S., Bastien, L., Bloom, E., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). Formal vs. informal mindfulness practice in adolescence: Does type of mindfulness influence mental health and educational outcomes? Mindfulness. 

Joly, M., Petrovic, J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). A longitudinal investigation of university adjustment among students with and without a history of non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of American College Health. 

Petrovic, J., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). The effectiveness of a mindfulness induction as a buffer against stress among university students with and without a history of self-injury. Psychological Reports

Petrovic, J., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., Bloom, E., Hamza, C., & Heath, N. L. (invited chapter; pending revisions). Promising approaches in prevention and intervention in secondary school settings. In E. E. Lloyd-Richarson, I. Baetens, & J. Whitlock (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of nonsuicidal self-injury. Oxford University Press.

Mills, D. J., Petrovic, J., Mettler, J., Hamza, C., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). The good, the bad, and the mixed: Experiences during COVID-19 among an online sample of adults. PLoS One.

Mettler, J., Khoury, B., Zito, S., Sadowski, I., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). Mindfulness-based programs and school adjustment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of School Psychology.  

Petrovic, J., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). Mindfulness receptivity in university students with and without a history of non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.

 

​Petrovic, J., Sadowski, I., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., Bastien, L., & Heath, N. L. (submitted). Perceived degree of reaching adulthood: A novel predictor of emerging adult well-being. The Journal of Genetic Psychology: Research and Theory on Human Development.

 

Simundic, A., Argento, A., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (revised and resubmitted). Domains of interpersonal functioning related to non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of College Counseling.

Mettler, J., Stern, M., Lewis, S. P.,  & Heath, N. L. (2021). Perceived vs. actual emotion reactivity and regulation in individuals with and without a history of NSSI. Frontiers in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.612792

Argento, A., Simundic, A., Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., & Heath, N. L. (2020). Evaluating the effectiveness of a brief mindfulness activity in university students with non-suicidal self-injury engagement. Archives of Suicide Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2020.1841052

Sadowski, I., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., Heath, N., & Khoury, B. (2020). Naturally mindful? The role of mindfulness facets in the relationship between nature relatedness and subjective well-being. Current Psychology, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-020-01056-w

 

Heath, N. L., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., Bloom, E., & Hamza, C. (2020). School response to non-suicidal self-injury. In E. Cole & M. Kokai (Eds.), Mental Health Consultation and Interventions in School Settings: A Scientist-Practitioner’s Guide. Hogrefe Publishing GmbH.

 

Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., & Heath, N. L. (2020). Problematic gaming and subjective well-being: How does mindfulness play a role? International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction,  18(3), 720–736. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-9978-5

Böke, B. N., Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2019). Stress and coping patterns in university. Journal of College Student Development. 60(1), 85-103. https://doi.org/10.1353/csd.2019.0005

Mills, D. J., Milyavskaya, M., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018). Exploring the pull and push underlying problem video game use: A Self-Determination Theory approach. Personality and Individual Differences, 135, 176–181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.07.007

Mills, D. J., Milyavskaya, M., Mettler, J., Derevensky, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018). How do passion for video games and needs frustration explain time spent gaming? British Journal of Social Psychology, 57(2), 461-481. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjso.12239

Argento, A., Mills, D. J., Carmichael, V., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2017). Gamers and video game users: What’s the difference? Journal of Interpersonal Relations, Intergroup Relations and Identity, 10, 58-68.

 

Carsley, D., Mettler, J., Shapiro, A. J., Mills, D., Bloom, E. L., & Heath, N. L. (2017). Feasibility of an educator-delivered school-based stress management program for adolescents. LEARNing Landscapes, 10(2), 73-89. https://doi.org/10.36510/learnland.v10i2.802

 

Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Joly, M., & Heath, N. L. (2017). Dispositional Mindfulness and Adjustment to University. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/1521025116688905

 

Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., Sornberger, M., & Heath, N. L. (2016).  Adolescent problematic gaming and domain-specific perceptions of self. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning.

 

Heath, N. L., Carsley, D., DeRiggi, M., Mills, D., & Mettler, J. (2015). The relationship between mindfulness, depressive symptoms and non-suicidal self-injury amongst adolescents. Archives of Suicide Research. 

Conferences

 Petrovic, J., Joly, M., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2021, November). A longitudinal investigation of university adjustment among students with and without a history of non-suicidal self-injury. Paper accepted for virtual presentation at the 10th Annual Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood (SSEA) conference.

 

Kiafar, A., Nordine, A., Zito, S., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., Böke, B. N., & Heath, N. L. (2021, October). University students’ perspectives on coping before and during the pandemic. Poster presented at the Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP) virtual conference.

Sadowski, I., Bastien, L., Milad, J., Mettler, J., Weintraub, G., & Heath, N. L. (2021, October). School mental health professionals’ role in online resource provision. Poster presented at the virtual 2021 Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health.  ​

Bastien, L., Böke, B. N., Zito, S., Mettler, J., Di Genova, L., Romano, V., & Heath, N. L. (2021, August). Evaluating peer versus professional video outreach to enhance mental health resilience in university students. Talk presented at the virtual Canadian Post-Secondary Mental Health Conference.

Petrovic, J., Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., & Heath, N. L. (2021, August). The interaction effect of gender and non-suicidal self-injury on positive COVID-19 experiences. Poster session presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) virtual conference.

Mettler, J., Khoury, B., Zito, S., Sadowski, I., & Heath, N. L. (2021, July). Mindfulness-based programs and school adjustment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Oral presentation presented at the International Conference on Mindfulness (ICM) 2021, Aarhus, Denmark.

Petrovic, J., Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., Hamza, C., & Heath, N. L. (2021, June). The mixed COVID-19 experiences of adults with a history of nonsuicidal self-injury. Oral presentation presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS) virtual conference.

Bastien, L., Petrovic, J., Mettler, J., Milad, J., & Heath, N. L. (2021, June). Dispositional mindfulness and attitudes towards mindfulness in students with a history of self-injury? Poster session presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS) virtual conference.

Bastien, L., Zito, S., Mettler, J., Di Genova, L., Romano, V., Lewis, S. P., Whitley, R., Iyer, S. N., & Heath, N. L. (2021, June). Stress and Coping: Online Outreach Program (SCOOP). Concurrent session presented at the Canadian Association of College & University Student Services (CACUSS) virtual conference.

Petrovic, J., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2021, June). Mindfulness attitudes: A novel predictor of dispositional mindfulness and coping self-efficacy. Poster session presented at the 82nd annual Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) virtual conference.

Bastien, L., Petrovic, J., Mettler, J., Milad, J., & Heath, N. L. (2021, May). Are students with a history of self-injury less receptive to mindfulness? Poster session presented virtually at the 33rd annual Association for Psychological Science (APS) conference. 

Petrovic, J., Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., Hamza, C., & Heath, N. L. (2021, May). Is there a silver lining? An exploration beyond negative COVID-19 experiences. Flash talk presented virtually at the 33rd annual Association for Psychological Science (APS) conference. 

Kiafar, A., Nordine, A., Zito, S., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., & Heath N. L. (2021, April). University student perspectives on changes in coping during onset and early Covid-19. Poster session presented virtually at McGill University's 5th Annual Human Development Conference.

Nordine, A., Milad, J., Petrovic, J., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2021, April). University student adjustment to COVID-19: An exploration beyond the negative. Poster session presented virtually at McGill University's 5th Annual Human Development Conference.

Petrovic, J., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2021, April). The importance of attitudes towards mindfulness in predicting dispositional mindfulness and coping self-efficacy. Poster session presented virtually at McGill University's 5th Annual Human Development Conference.

Bastien, L., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2020, June). Potential evidence of the benefits of meditation as a coping strategy for those who engage in non-suicidal self-injury. Poster accepted for presentation at the 15th annual International Society for the Study of Self-injury (ISSS) conference, Vienna, Austria. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

Böke, B. N., Sadowski, I., Mettler, J., Bastien, L., & Heath, N. L. (2020, May). Loneliness and coping ability in emerging adulthood. Oral presentation to be presented at the 81st Annual National Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montréal, QC. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

 

Petrovic, J., Böke, B. N., Sadowski, I., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2020, May). Emerging adult self-perceptions predict well-being. Oral presentation to be presented at the 81st annual Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) conference, Montreal, QC. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

 

Bastien, L., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2020, May). NSSI and meditation: Potential benefits? Oral presentation to be presented at the 81st Annual National Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montréal, QC. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

 

Sadowski, I., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., Heath, N. L., & Khoury, B. (2020, May). Mindfulness facets and nature relatedness: Implications for well-being. Oral presentation to be presented at the 81st Annual National Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montréal, QC. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

 

Petrovic, J., Böke, B. N., Sadowski, I., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2020, May). Emerging adulthood: Feeling in-between and subsequent associations with social-emotional wellbeing. Poster to be presented at the 32nd annual Association for Psychological Science (APS) conference, Chicago, IL, USA. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

 

Simundic, A., Argento, A., Mettler, J., Petrovic, J., Heath, N. L. (2020, May). Evaluating a mindfulness intervention for young adults with a history of non-suicidal self-injury. Oral presentation to be presented at the 81st Annual National Convention of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), Montreal, QC, Canada. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

 

Bastien, L., Argento, A., Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Petrovic, J., Bloom, E., Sullivan, S., & Heath, N. L. (2020, March). Accès en ligne à des stratégies de régulation des émotions adaptées pour le contexte de l’école primaire. Poster accepted for presentation at the Société Québécoise pour Recherche en Psychologie (SQRP) Conference, Gatineau, QC. (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)

 

Argento, A., Carsley, D., Robinson, S., Mettler, J., Petrovic, J., Bloom, E., Sullivan, S., & Heath, N. L. (2020, February). Your Calm Spot: A free online emotion regulation and mindfulness strategy platform for students. Workshop to be presented at the Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec (LCEEQ) Annual Conference.

 

Sadowski, I., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., Khoury, B., & Heath, N. L. (2019, October). Naturally mindful? The association between nature relatedness, mindfulness, and positive and negative affect in emerging adult university students. Poster accepted for presentation at the 9th Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood conference, Toronto, ON.

 

Argento, A., Simundic, A., Mettler, J., Petrovic, J., & Heath, N. L. (2019, June). Evaluating the effectiveness of a brief mindfulness-based intervention in university students with a history of NSSI engagement. Oral presentation at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS) annual convention, Orlando, FL, USA.

 

Simundic, A., Argento, A., Mettler, J., Petrovic, J., & Heath, L. N. (2019, June). The mediating role of social connectedness for university students with a history of non-suicidal self-injury. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS) convention, Orlando, FL, USA.

 

Zito, S., Bastien, L., Mettler, J., Heath, N., & Di Genova, L. (2019, June). Peer versus Professional Video Outreach to Enhance Mental Health Resilience in University Students. Concurrent Session presented at the Canadian Association of College & University Student Services (CACUSS) Conference, Calgary, AB.

 

Simundic, A., Argento, A., Mettler, J., Petrovic, J., & Heath, N. L. (2019, May). Association of emotional intelligence, social support and connectedness in non-suicidal Self-Injury. Poster session presentation at the 31st Association of Psychological Science (APS) Annual Convention, Washington, DC, USA.

 

Argento, A., Simundic, A., Mettler, J., Petrovic, J., & Heath, N. L. (2019, April). Effects of a brief mindfulness intervention on stress and mindfulness in university students with a history of non-suicidal self-injury. FAST-5 presentation presented at McGill’s 4th Annual Human Development Student Research Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada.

 

Böke, B. N., Sadowski, I., Mettler, J., Bastien, L., Heath, N. L. (2019, April). Loneliness in emerging adulthood: The role of developmental dimensions and coping self-efficacy. Poster presented at the 4th annual Human Development Conference, Montreal, QC.

 

Sadowski, I., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., Heath, N. L., Khoury, B. (2019, April). The role of nature relatedness and mindfulness in emerging adults’ levels of positive and negative affect. Poster presented at the 4th annual Human Development Conference, Montreal, QC.

 

Simundic, A., Argento, A., Mettler, J., Petrovic, J., & Heath, L. N. (2019, April). The relationship between social connectedness, social support and non-suicidal self-injury. Poster session presentation submitted to McGill’s 4th Annual Human Development Student Research Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada.

 

Argento, A., Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018, June). Identifying gamers and video game users. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association’s (CPA) International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), Montreal, QC.

 

Etoubashi, N., Boke, B. N., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018, June). Role of discipline, gender, and unhealthy behaviours in university student stress. Poster session presented at the annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association’s (CPA) International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), Montreal, QC.

 

Argento, A., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018, May). The role of stress and dispositional mindfulness in non-suicidal self-injury. Poster session presented at the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA), Toronto, ON.

 

Boke B. N., Mettler, J., Etoubashi, N., Simundic, A., Heath, N. L. (2018, May). The role of loneliness in substance-use coping among emerging adults. Paper presentation presented at the Society for the Study of Emerging Adulthood Thematic Conference, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

 

Argento, A., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018, April). Mindfulness, stress, and non-suicidal self-injury in university students. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Human Development Conference at McGill University, Montreal, Qc.

 

Etoubashi, N., Böke, B. N., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018, April). Stress, Gender, Discipline, and Unhealthy Behaviours in University Students. Poster session presented at McGill’s 3rd Annual Human Development Student Research Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada.

 

Mettler, J., Stern, M., & Heath, N. L. (2018, April) Does NSSI Engagement Impact Regulation and Coping for Positive and Negative Emotions? Poster presented at the 3rd Annual Human Development Conference, Montreal, Qc.

 

Heath, N. L., Rassier, D., Mettler, J., Böke, B. N., & Bloom, E, (2017, November). A national initiative to enhance teachers’ mental health and well-being. Paper presentation accepted for presentation at the Healthy School Communities National Health Forum, Ottawa, Ontario.

 

Mills, D. J., Milyavskaya, M, Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2017, August). Exploring the associations among problematic gaming, needs frustration, and subjective well-being. Poster presented at the 2017 American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, DC.

 

Argento, A., Mettler, J., Joly, M., & Heath, N. L. (2017, June). When both romantic partners engage in NSSI: Prevalence, patterns, and effects. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Gholamrezaei, M., Mettler, J., De Stefano, J., Pereira, L., Argento, A., & Heath, N. L. (2017, June). Non-suicidal self-injury among ethnic/racial minority students: Cultural responses and help-seeking behaviours. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Gholamrezaei, M., Mettler, J., De Stefano, J., Pereira, L., Argento, A., & Heath, N. L. (2017, June). Non-suicidal self-injury among ethnic/racial minority students: Prevalence, characteristics, and motivations. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., & Heath, N. L. (2017, June). The role of mindfulness and flow in predicting problematic gaming. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), Toronto, On.

 

Mettler, J., Stern, S., Argento, A., & Heath, N. L. (2017, June). Emotional reactivity and NSSI: An investigation of positive and negative emotions. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Mettler, J., Stern, S., & Heath, N. L. (2017, June). Differences in reports versus in vivo emotional regulation and emotion reactivity for positive and negative emotions in individuals with NSSI. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Mills, D. J., Milyavskaya, M, Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (June, 2017). Pattern of gaming engagement in university students: Exploring the role of needs frustration and obsessive passion. Paper presented at the 2017 Canadian Psychological Convention, Toronto, Canada.

 

Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Joly, M., & Heath, N. L. (2017, May). Le role de la pleine conscience dans l’ajustement à l’université. Poster presented at the Association Francophone Pour Le Savoir (ACFAS), Montreal, Qc.

 

Argento, A., Mettler, J., Joly, M., & Heath, N. L. (2017, April). NSSI engagement of both romantic partners: A qualitative study. Poster presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Joly, M., & Heath, N. L. (2017, April). University adjustment: Role of dispositional mindfulness, self-efficacy, perceived social support and gender. Poster presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Mettler, J., Stern, S., Argento, A., & Heath, N. L. (2017, April). Complex Role of Emotional Reactivity in Non-Suicidal Self-injury. Poster presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Mills, D. J., Milyavskaya, M., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (April, 2017). Needs frustration, time gaming and the role of passion and gender.  Paper presented at the 2017 Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., Sadowski, I., & Heath, N. L. (2016, August). Symptoms of problematic video game use, subjective well-being, and the mediating role of mindfulness. Poster presented at the 2016 American Psychological Convention, Denver, Colorado.

 

Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, August). Gaming disorder in passionate and non-passionate gamers: The role of needs frustration. Paper presented at the 2016 American Psychological Convention, Denver, Colorado.

Bloom, E., Heath, N., Finn C., Mettler, J., & Carsley. D. (July 2016). Facilitating classroom staff delivery of a stress management program for adolescents: How hard is it? Paper presented at the 2016 International School Psychologists’ Association, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Boke, B. N., Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, June). Stress and coping patterns across university years: Implications for student support. Poster presented at the Canadian International Conference on Education (CICE), Mississauga, Ontario.

 

De Riggi, M. E., Mettler, J., Lewis, S. P., & Heath, N. L. (2016, June). Non-suicidal self-injury, online activities and emotional health among adolescents. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Eau-Claire, Wisconsin.

 

Gholamrezaei, M., Mettler, J., Panaghi, L., Mirmohamadi, F., & Heath, N. L. (2016, June). Emotion dysregulation and non-suicidal self-injury in university students in Iran. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Eau-Claire, Wisconsin.

 

Mettler, J., Joly, M., & Heath, N. L. (2016, June). Transition to university: Demystifying profiles of non-suicidal self-injury. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Eau-Claire, Wisconsin.

 

Mettler, J., De Riggi, M. E., Mills, D. J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, June). Factors of resilience as predictors of engagement in non-suicidal self-injury in adolescence. Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Self-Injury (ISSS), Eau-Claire, Wisconsin.

 

Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L., (2016, June). Needs satisfaction in non-gaming activity: Differences between harmoniously and obsessively passionate gamers. Poster presented at the 6th International Conference of Self-Determination Theory in Victoria, British Columbia.

 

Guy, J., Mettler, J., Tullo, D., Mottron, L., & Bertone, A. (2016, May). Age-related differences in local and global processes for social and non-social information in autism: How do children and adolescents differ? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Baltimore, USA.

 

Argento, A., Torrie, A., Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, April). Gamers vs users: What’s the difference? Poster presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Boke, B. N., Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, April). Student reports of stress and coping behavious in university. Poster presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., Carmichael, V., Gareau, E., & Heath, N. L. (2016, April). Differences in reports of mindfulness and flow in problematic gaming. Poster presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Mettler, J., Mills, D. J., Sadowski, I., & Heath, N. L. (2016, April). Trait mindfulness in gamers: Implications for well-being. Poster presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, April). Needs satisfaction in non-gaming activity: Differences between harmoniously and obsessively passionate gamers. Paper presented at the Human Development Conference, Montreal, Quebec.

 

King, S., Mettler, J., Di Pietrantonio, O., & Laplante, D.P. (2015, October). Prenatal maternal stress from a natural disaster predicts thought disorder in adolescent boys and in those exposed in mid-gestation: Project Ice Storm. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, New Orleans, USA.

 

Mills, D. J., Carsley, D., Mettler, J., De Riggi, M., & Heath, N. L., (2015, October). The role of mindfulness in predicting non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents. Poster presented at the annual convention of the International Association for Youth Mental Health, IAYMH, Montreal, QC.

 

Heath, N. L., Mills, D. J., Mettler, J., & Gomez-Garibello, C. (2015, June). Trajectory of non-suicidal self-injury in adolescence: A 3-year longitudinal study. Symposium presentation at the 28th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, Montreal, QC.

 

Mettler, J., Marcil, E., Bao, V., Doobay, V., & Bertone, A. (2014, July). Gender-specific differences in autism spectrum cognitive profiles: Wechsler Intelligence Scales versus Raven’s Progressive Matrices. Published abstract and poster presented at the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science (CSBBCS) Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON.

 

Mills, D. J., Joly, M., Shapiro, A. J., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2014, May). Early adolescent attachment and pathological video game use. Poster session at the Development 2014 Conference, Ottawa, ON.

 

Mettler, J., & King, S. (2014, April). Communication disturbances in adolescents: Biological and psychosocial mechanisms. Poster presented at the McGill Undergraduate Poster Session, Montreal, QC.

 

Shapiro, A. J., Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Hu, T., & Heath, N. L. (2014, March). Adolescents’ perspectives on stress management strategy use following a brief school intervention. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Société Québecoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, SQRP, Montreal, QC.

 

Shapiro, A. J., Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Hu, T., & Heath, N. L. (2014, March). Impact of a brief school intervention on adolescents’ understanding of and willingness to use stress management strategies. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Education Graduate Students Society of McGill University, EGSS, Montreal, QC.

Invited Talks

Heath, N. L., Mettler, J., Böke, B. N., & Bastien, L. (2021, September). Enhancing mental health resilience for students and educators in the classroom. Invited talk presented at the United Nations General Assembly, United Nations Online.

Heath, N. L., Zito, S., Mettler, J., & Bastien, L. (2021, February) Parenting in difficult times: Supporting our children during unprecedented stress. Invited talk presented to the Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities, Montreal, QC.

Mettler, J., Bastien, L., Zito, S., Kiafar, A., Voutu, D., Simundic, A., & Heath, N. L. (January, 2020). Mindfulness and school adjustment in adolescence. Invited talk at Royal West Academy, Montreal, QC.

 

Zito, S., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2019, December). Mindfulness in the classroom: Addressing potential challenges for teachers and their students with neurodevelopmental conditions. Invited talk presented to teachers, support staff, and administration at Summit School, St. Laurent, QC.

Heath, N. L., & Mettler, J. (2019, April). Is mindfulness worth it? Discussion of mindfulness in schools. Invited talk at Royal West Academy, Montreal, QC.

 

Mettler, J., Carsley, D., & Heath, N. L. (2018, December). Mindfulness in schools: Enhancing the well-being of staff and students. Invited talk presented to the Commission Scolaire du Littoral, Sept-Îles, QC.

 

Mettler, J., Carsley, D., & Heath, N. L. (2018, October). Mindfulness in schools: Strategies for staff and students. Invited talk presented to teachers and school at Villa Maria High School, Montreal, QC.

Heath, N. L., Mettler, J., Joly, M., & Lewis, S. (2018, February). Research to practice: International consensus on response to non-suicidal self-injury. National Webinar for ACCESS Open Minds.

Workshops

Heath, N. L., Carsley, D., Sadowski, I., Bastien, L., & Mettler, J. (2021, March). Mindfulness practice for the Student Wellness Hub: Part 2. Workshop presented to McGill’s Student Wellness Hub, Montreal, QC.

 

Heath, N. L., Carsley, D., Sadowski, I., Bastien, L., & Mettler, J. (2021, February). Mindfulness practice for the Student Wellness Hub. Workshop presented to McGill’s Student Wellness Hub, Montreal, QC.

Heath, N. L., Mettler, J., Zito, S., & Bastien, L. (2020, December). Unprecedented parenting: Supporting our teens in troubled times. Invited workshop presented at Trafalgar's Parent Community Network, Montréal, QC.

Bastien, L., Zito, S., Simundic, A., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2020, November). Mindfulness for Teens. Invited workshop presented at École Maïmonide, Montreal, QC.

Heath, N. L., Carsley, D., & Mettler, J. (2019, February). Using mindfulness for stress management in the teaching profession. Workshop presented at the Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec (LCEEQ) annual conference. Montreal, QC. 

Argento, A., Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Bloom, E., Sullivan, S., & Heath, N. L. (2019, February). Promoting emotion regulation during the transition to high school. Workshop presented at the annual Leadership Committee for English Education in Quebec (LCEEQ) Conference: “Well Being – Being Well,” Montreal, QC.

 

Carsley, D., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2019, January). Mindfulness in college: Practical tools for enhancing student and staff well-being. Workshop presented to Centenniel College, Montreal, QC.

 

Carsley, D., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2018, April). Mindfulness in schools: Enhancing well-being for you and your students. Workshop presented at Journey’s End – Journey’s Start, the annual professional development day for graduating students,McGill University, Montreal, QC.

 

Mettler, J., Carsley, D., Böke, N., & Heath, N. L. (2018, March). McGill’s national initiative: Enhancing teachers’ mental health & well-being. Workshop presented at the Grandes Rencontres Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC.

 

Heath, N. L., Khoury, B., & Mettler, J. (2017, March). Mindfulness for mental health professionals. Workshop session presented to McGill Mental Health and Counselling Services, Montreal, Qc.

 

Heath, N. L., Mettler, J., & Shapiro, A. (2017, February). StressOFF Strategies: A stress management program in the classroom. Workshop session presented at Beaconsfield High School, Montreal, Qc.

 

Carsley, D., Mettler, J., & Heath, N. L. (2016, November). Peaks and pitfalls: Mindfulness in the classroom. Workshop session submitted to the annual convention of the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers, QPAT, Montreal, QC.