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Publications and Academic Presentations

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

§ Harris, G.E. (tentative acceptance). In search of professional congruence: Reflections on ideological consistency between community-based research and counselling practice, Canadian Journal of Counselling, tentatively accepted for publication (pending final approval).

§ Harris, G.E., & Larsen, D. (in press). High-risk behaviours following an HIV diagnosis, Counselling Psychology Review, accepted for publication.

§ Harris, G.E., & Larsen, D. (2008). Understanding hope in the face of an HIV diagnosis and high-risk behaviours, Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 401-415.

§ Harris, G.E., Dow, G., Dupris, L., Mugford, G., & Harris, N. (2008). Cannabis Use, Medication Adherence, High-Risk Behaviours, and Psychological Correlates among an HIV Sample: A Pilot Study. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, 19 (supplement A), 100A.

§ Harris, G.E. & Larsen, D. (2007). HIV peer counselling and the development of hope: Perspectives from peer counsellors and peer counselling recipients, AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 21, 843-859.

§ Harris, G.E., & Alderson, K. (2007). An investigation of gay men’s experiences with HIV counselling and peer support services, Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health, 26, 129-142.

§ Harris, G.E. & Alderson, K. (2006). Gay men living with HIV/AIDS: The potential for empowerment, Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, 5, 9-24.

§ Harris, G. E. (2006). Practicing HIV/AIDS community-based research, AIDS Care, 18, 731-738.

§ Harris, G.E. (2006). Hope and the potential high-risk period following an HIV diagnosis, Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, 17 (supplement A), 66.

§ Harris, G.E. (2006). Conjoint therapy and domestic violence: Treating the individuals and the relationship, Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 19, 373-379.

§ Harris, G.E., & Street, P. (2006). A critical examination of Nolen-Hoeksema’s (2004) “Abnormal psychology”, Canadian Journal of Counselling, 40, 123-125.

§ Harris, G.E., & Cameron, J. (2005). Multiple dimensions of organizational identification and commitment as predictors of turnover intentions and psychological well-being. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, 37, 159-169.

§ Harris, G.E. (2004). Client perspectives on HIV/AIDS community-based mental health services. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 15 (Supplement A), 96.

§ Harris, G.E. (2003). Progressive muscle relaxation: Highly effective and often neglected. Guidance and Counselling, 18, 142-148.


Subset of Trade Journal and Miscellaneous Publications

§ Harris, G.E. (2007). Behind closed doors: Looking at the profession of psychology. Moncton Hospital .

§ Harris, G.E. (2006, December). Open letter to the psychologists of Nova Scotia regarding job postings for clinical and applied psychologists. Nova Scotia Psychologist.

§ Harris, G.E. (2006). Counselling and clinical psychology: Making a case for employment equality in settings typically associated with clinical practice. Canadian Psychological Association: Counselling Psychology Newsletter, 3, 7-12.

§ Harris, G.E. (June/July/August 2006). Hope for our patients; Hope for ourselves. Vital Sighs, 4.

§ Harris, G.E. (2004). Counselling and intentional hope: Working with clients living with HIV/AIDS. Cognica, 36, 16-18.

§ Harris, G. E. (2004). Appendix seven: Progressive muscle relaxation script (pp. 199-204). In K. Alderson, Grade power: The complete guide to improving your grades through self-hypnosis. Toronto, ON : Insomniac Press.

Peer Reviewed and Reviewed Conference Presentations

§ Harris, G.E., Dow, G., Dupris, L., Mugford, G., & Harris, N. Cannabis Use, Medication Adherence, High-Risk Behaviours, and Psychological Correlates among an HIV Sample: A Pilot Study. Canadian Psychological Association, poster presentation, June 2008.

§ Haverkamp, B., Harris, G.E., Domene, J., & Bedi, R. Conversing about Counselling Psychology in Canada. Canadian Psychological Association, Conversation hour presentation, June 2008.

§ Haverkamp, B., Beatch, R., Bedi, R., Cave, D., Domene, J., Harris, G.E., Loh, J., Marie, A., & Truscott, D. Towards a Canadian Understanding of Counselling Psychology (Report from Executive Committee for a Canadian Definition of Counselling Psychology). Canadian Psychological Association, Oral presentation, June 2008.

§ Harris, G.E., Dow, G., Dupris, L., Mugford, G., & Harris, N. Cannabis Use, Medication Adherence, High-Risk Behaviours, and Psychological Correlates among an HIV Sample: A Pilot Study. 17th Annual Canadian Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, poster presentation, April 2008.

§ Talbot, F., Harris, G.E., & French, D. Self Esteem Predicts Improvements in Depression but not Anxiety in Psychiatric Inpatients. Canadian Psychological Association, poster presentation, June 2007.

§ Harris, G.E., High-Risk Behaviours Following an HIV Diagnosis: Identifying Risk Factors and Intervention Strategies; 15th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Quebec City, Quebec, oral presentation, May 2006.

§ Harris, G.E., Client Perspectives on HIV/AIDS Community-Based Mental Health Services; 13th Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Montreal, Quebec, poster presentation, May 2004.

§ Harris, G.E., Individual Counselling and Participatory Programs for Gay Men Living With HIV/AIDS; Western Canadian Conference on Sexual Health, Edmonton, Alberta, poster presentation, April 2004.

§ Harris, G.E., The Evaluation and Comparison of Individual Counselling and Participatory Programs for Gay Men Living with HIV/AIDS; Alberta Community Council on HIV Edmonton Conference, oral presentation, June 2003.

§ Harris, G.E., Creating Community-Based Research Partnerships Between Community-Level Organization and University: A Community-Based Research Initiative to Develop Counselling Services for Gay Males Living with HIV/AIDS; Community-University Institute for Social Research’s CU Expo International Community-University Research: Partnership, Policy, and Progress Saskatchewan Conference, poster presentation, May 2003.

§ Harris, G.E., Progressive Muscle Relaxation: Theory, Research, and Practical Applications; Linking Research to Professional Practice Internet Conference at the University of Calgary , July 2002.

§ Harris, G.E., Research Review on Individual Counselling and Participatory Programs when Working with Clients Living with HIV/AIDS; Linking Research to Professional Practice Internet Conference, July 2002.

§ Harris, G.E., & Fraser, G., The Feasibility of Cooperative Education for Undergraduate Psychology Students; APEC Conference at Dalhousie University, oral presentation, July 2001.

§ Harris, G.E., & Fraser, G., The Feasibility of Cooperative Education for Undergraduate Psychology Students at Saint Mary’s University; Saint Mary’s University Annual Psychology Conference, oral presentation, April 2001.

§ Harris, G.E., Correlates of Subgroup Identities in an Organizational Context; Saint Mary’s University Annual Psychology Conference, oral presentation, April 2001.


Subset of Workshops, Colloquiums, and Community Presentations


§ Harris, G.E. Progressive Muscle Relaxation; Adult Literacy and Learning Disability Institute, workshop, August 2007.

§ Harris, G.E. Cannabis and Medication Adherence among an HIV Population; ACHIVE, lecture, August 2007.

§ Harris, G.E. Efficacy and Effectiveness of Psychotherapy; Moncton Hospital, lecture, June 2006.

§ Harris, G.E. Applying to Graduate Schools in Applied Psychology, Mount Allison University, workshop, February 2005.

§ Harris, G.E. Applying to Graduate Schools in Applied Psychology, Saint Mary’s University, workshop, September 2004.

§ Harris, G.E. Hope and HIV; Hope Foundation of Alberta, lecture, April 2004.

§ Harris, G.E. Participatory groups and individual counselling; AIDS Calgary Awareness Association, lecture, June 2003.

§ Harris, G.E. Conducting Community-Based Research; University of Calgary, lecture, April 2002.

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