Laura Jakul, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Dr. Jakul is a registered clinical psychologist practicing in the areas of clinical and forensic psychology. She completed her clinical residency at the Yale University School of Medicine and graduated with her Ph.D. from the University of Manitoba. She has previously provided psychological assessment, consultation and treatment services at St. Boniface General Hospital, the Grace General Hospital, for the Correctional Service of Canada at Stony Mountain Institution, for the Assiniboine Psychological Group, and for the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Dr. Jakul’s forensic experience includes violence risk assessment, treatment for high-risk offenders, evaluations for fitness to stand trial, substance abuse assessment and treatment, and assessment and treatment for developmentally delayed offenders. She currently provides a range of psychological assessment and treatment services for individuals with sexual and aggressive behaviour problems and other major mental health issues. Her forensic research and clinical interests focus on individuals with histories of trauma, severe mental illness, substance abuse problems, the role of psychological resilience in recovery, mindfulness, and individuals in conflict with the law for sexual offending, domestic abuse or other violent charges.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology – University of Manitoba, 2011
- Clinical Residency, Department of Clinical Psychology and Law & Psychiatry – Yale University School of Medicine, 2010
- Master of Arts, Department of Psychology – University of Manitoba, 2005
- Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Departments of Psychology and English – University of Winnipeg, 2002
- Adult Treatment & Assessment
- Consultation and Training