Dr. Nancy Kocovski
Associate Professor, Psychology
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.3519 | lab (519) 884-0710 ext.2587
Fax: (519) 746-7605
Office Location: N2025 (Science Building)
Office Hours: By Appointment Only; for undergrad advising, contact email@example.com to schedule appointment
BSc (Honours), Psychology, Queen's University
MA, Clinical Psychology, York University
PhD, Clinical Psychology, York University
Clinical Internship, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Dr. Kocovski's research interests include social anxiety and other anxiety disorders, cognitive behaviour therapy, mindfulness, comorbidity between anxiety and depression, comorbidity between anxiety and substance use disorders, rumination and coping.
Dr. Kocovski recently completed a study comparing two treatments for Social Anxiety Disorder, Mindfulness and Acceptance-based Group Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy.
See www.actonsocialanxiety.com for information regarding a new workbook for social anxiety and shyness.
Fleming, J.E., & Kocovski, N.L. (2013). The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Social Anxiety and Shyness. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
Gaydukevych, D., & Kocovski, N.L. (2012). Effect of self-focused attention on post-event processing in social anxiety. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50, 47-55.
Kocovski, N.L., MacKenzie, M.B., & Rector, N.A. (2011). Rumination and distraction periods immediately following a speech task: Effect on post-event processing in social anxiety. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 40, 45-56.
MacKenzie, M.B., & Kocovski, N.L. (2010). Self-reported acceptance of social anxiety symptoms: Development and validation of the social anxiety - acceptance and action questionnaire. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 6, 214-232.
Battista, S.R., & Kocovski, N.L. (2010). Exploring the effect of alcohol on post-event processing specific to a social event. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 39, 1-10.
Kocovski, N.L., Fleming, J., & Rector, N.A. (2009). Mindfulness and acceptance-based group therapy for social anxiety disorder: An open trial. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 16, 276-289.
Kocovski, N.L., & Rector, N.A. (2008). Post-event processing in social anxiety disorder: Idiosyncratic priming during the course of CBT. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 32, 23-36.
Rector, N.A., Kocovski, N.L., & Ryder, A.G. (2006). Social anxiety and the fear of causing discomfort to others. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 30, 279-296.
Kocovski, N.L., Endler, N.S., Rector, N.A., & Flett, G.L. (2005). Ruminative coping and post-event processing in social anxiety. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 43, 971-984.