Helen Thai

McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Arts, MSc, Clinical Psychology

Carleton University (BCom’17, BA’20)

Stittsville, ON

Helen volunteers with the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre as a member of its client advisory council, working with clinicians and health professionals to ensure clients with mental health challenges are heard. She also represents students at the Canadian Psychological Association and is involved with various research projects, including one on the role of primary care for individuals with severe mental illness. Helen also wrote, directed, and acted in a play about the lived experience of second-generation Canadians, which was presented at a local festival.

Helen holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Psychology Honours degree from Carleton University. She will pursue a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology at McGill.