Lynn Loutzenhiser


Office: AH 352
Phone: 306-585-4078

Research interests

  • transition to parenthood
  • infant sleep
  • fatigue
  • autism spectrum disorders
  • father involvement in families

Current Research Interests

  • Parenting and health
  • Fathering
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and online interventions for parents of anxious children

Clinical Interests

  • Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders in preschoolers and school-aged children
  • Childhood anxiety

Representative Projects

  • Developing a low-intensity parent-directed CBT treatment program for children with anxiety via the On-line Therapy Unit - funded by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF)
  • Dads Matter: The development of a prenatal program for expectant fathers - funded by the "Movember Foundation."

Representative Publications

McCall, H.*, Hadjistavropoulos, H.D. & Loutzenhiser, L. (2019). Reconsidering the Ethics of Exclusion Criteria in Research on Digital Mental Health Interventions. Ethics and Behaviour. doi: 10.1080/10508422. 2019.1684295

Berard, N.,* Loutzenhiser, L., Sevigny, P.R.*, Alfano, D. (2017).  Executive Function, Social Emotional Learning, and Social Competence in School-Aged Boys with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Canadian Journal of Psychology, 32, 265-281.

Sevigny, P., Loutzenhiser, L., & McAuslan, P. (2016). Development and validation of the Fathering Self-Efficacy Scale. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 17(1), 92-102. DOI: 10.1037/a0039659

Loutzenhiser, L., McAuslan, P. & Sharpe, D. (2015). The trajectory of maternal and paternal fatigue and factors associated with fatigue across the transition to parenthood. Clinical Psychologist, 19(1), 15-27.

Giallo, R., Seymour, M., Dunning, M., Cooklin, A., Loutzenhiser, L., & McAuslan, P. (2015).  Factors associated with the course of maternal fatigue across the early postnatal period. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 33 (5), 528-544.

Loutzenhiser, L., Hoffman, J. & Beatch, J. (2014). Parental Perceptions of the effectiveness of graduated extinction in reducing infant night-waking. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 32(3), 282-291, DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2014.910864

Laboratory Facilities

Separate laboratory space available.