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Natasha Zippan

Research Assistant

Department of Psychology

University of British Columbia

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Natasha has a BA in Psychology (Critical Studies in Sexuality minor) from UBC and is working towards becoming a clinical psychologist specializing in sex research. Her clinical interests are sexual health, sexual dysfunctions, compulsive sexual behaviour, paraphilias, chronic illness, body dysmorphia, and depression/suicide. She has a particular interest in women's health and sexuality, as well as how they navigate chronic illness. Natasha has been a graphic and digital designer for over 25 years and is currently developing online interventions for sexual health in a professional capacity, including UBCSHR’s eSense. For the last five years, Natasha has been working as a Research Assistant at UBC Sexual Health Research, where she has been investigating the usability of online mindfulness and CBT-based interventions for female sexual dysfunction, as well as acting as a Treatment Navigator for eSense.

Area of Research Expertise
Sexuality; Gender; Sexual dysfunction; Body dysmorphia; Psychopathology