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Nicolas Berthelot,
Ph.D.

Psychologist
Associate professor at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivière
Departement of Nursing

Regular researcher, Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur le développement de l’enfant et la famille (CEIDEF)
Regular researcher, Groupe de recherche et d’intervention auprès des enfants vulnérables et négligés (GRIN)
Associate researcher, Centre de Recherche de l'Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Québec (CRIUSMQ)


Nicolas Berthelot is associate professor in mental health at the department of Nursing of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR). He is also a clinical psychologist working with adolescents and adults. 

The research of his team focus on the developmental mechanisms of risk, resilience and psychopathology in the context of childhood trauma and on the intergenerational impacts of child maltreatment. Nicolas Berthelot collaborates with colleagues from different disciplines in the conception, implementation and evaluation of personalized clinical interventions with survivors of child abuse or neglect in order to prevent a wide array of psychological and physical health problems in this population.


Berthelot, N., Ensink, K. & Drouin-Maziade, C. (2016). Les défis de la parentalité chez les victimes de maltraitance en enfance. Dans C. Giraudeau (Ed.). Éléments pour une psychologie de la maltraitances. Paris : Editions Publibook Université (Psychologie et vie Quotidienne). ISBN : 9782342047974

Berthelot, N., Ensink, K., Bernazzani, O., Normandin, L., Luyten, P., & Fonagy, P. (2015). Intergenerational transmission of attachment in abused and neglected mothers: The role of trauma-specific reflective functioning. Infant Mental Health Journal, 36(2), 200-212.

Berthelot, N., Paccalet, T., Gilbert, E., Moreau, I., Mérette, C., Rouleau, N., Gingras, N., & Maziade, M. (2015). Childhood Abuse and Neglect May Induce Deficits in Cognitive Precursors of Psychosis in High-Risk Children. Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, 40(5), 336-343.

Ensink, K., Normandin, L., Fonagy, P., Target, M., Sabourin, S. & Berthelot, N. (2015). Mentalization in children and mothers in the context of trauma: An initial study of the validity of the child reflective functioning scale. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 33(2), 203-217.

Hébert, M., Berthelot, N., & Gamet, M-L. (2015). Victimisation sexuelle chez les mineurs: Modèles explicatifs des conséquences associées et pratiques d’intervention et de prévention. Dans F. Courtois & M. Bonierbale (Éds), Fondements et pratiques en médecine sexuelle. Éditions Lavoisier, Paris.

Berthelot, N., Hébert, M., Godbout, N., Goulet, M., Bergeron, S. & Boucher, S. (2014). Childhood maltreatment increases the risk of intimate partner violence via PTSD and anger personality traits in individuals consulting for sexual problems. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 23(9), 982-998. 

Berthelot, N., Godbout, N., Hébert, M., Goulet, M., & Bergeron, S. (2014). Prevalence and correlates of childhood sexual abuse in adults consulting for sex therapy. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 40(5), 434-443.

Ensink, K., Berthelot, N., Bernazzani, O., Normandin, L., & Fonagy, P. (2014). Another step closer to measuring the Ghosts in the Nursery: Preliminary Validation of the Trauma Reflective Functioning Scale. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1471.

Maziade, M., Gilbert, E., Berthelot, N., & Paccalet, T., (2014). Findings and concepts from children at genetic risk that may transform prevention research and practice in schizophrenia and mood disorders. In J-P. Raynaud, M. Hodes, & S.S-F. Gau (Eds), From research to practice in child and adolescent mental health. Rowman & Littlefield. Lanham, Maryland.

Berthelot, N., Ensink, K., & Normandin, L. (2013). Mentalisation efficiente du trauma. Carnet de notes sur les maltraitances infantiles, 131(2), 6-20.

Berthelot, N., Ensink, K., Normandin, L. (2013). Échecs de mentalisation du trauma. Carnet de notes sur les maltraitances infantiles, 131(1), 9-15.


Keywords: 

Child abuse and neglect; developmental psychopathology; intergenerational transmission of child abuse; transition to parenthood; children at high risk of schizophrenia or affective disorders; attachment and mentalization; clinical practice with victims of childhood trauma


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Recent Publications

Pratiques sensibles aux traumas, Milot, T, Lemieux R, Berthelot Nicolas, and Collin-Vézina D. , Le Trauma complexe : comprendre, évaluer et intervenir. , Quebec, Canada, (2018)
Les défis de la parentalité chez les victimes de maltraitance en enfance, Berthelot, Nicolas, Ensink Karin, and Drouin-Maziade Christine , Éléments pour une psychologie de la maltraitance. , Paris, France, p.53-76, (2016)
Intergenerational pathways from reflective functioning to infant attachment through parenting., Ensink, Karin, Normandin Lina, Plamondon André, Berthelot Nicolas, and Fonagy Peter , Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science / Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, 2016, Volume 48, Issue 1, p.9 - 18, (2016)

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