• Catchpole, Rosalind


    Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
    Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

    Degrees / Designations
    Primary Area of Research
    Brain, Behaviour & Development
    Secondary Area(s) of Research
    604-875-2345 ext. 5572
    Lab Phone
    Mailing Address

    BC Children’s Hospital
    Mental Health Building
    Box 141, 4500 Oak Street
    Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1

    Affiliate Websites
    Research Areas
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Selective mutism
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder
    • Substance Abuse/Dependence
    • Youth concurrent disorders
    • Attachment
    • Cognitive-behavioural therapy
    • Emotional dysregulation
    • Parenting
    • Trauma

    In a recently-funded study I am currently studying the effect of behavioural treatment on selective mutism, a childhood anxiety disorder in which children speak comfortably in certain situations but are unable to speak or have very limited speech in other situations such as school. I am also studying the psychosocial characteristics of youth with concurrent mental health and substance use disorders. Specifically, I am investigating the relationships between post-traumatic stress disorder, emotional dysregulation, and substance misuse. I am also investigating youths' attachment to caregivers and experiences being parented. Youth with concurrent disorders have high rates of trauma and other adverse experiences; yet research lags in understanding this vulnerable population. I am also examining cigarette smoking in the youth concurrent disorders population. Rates of cigarette smoking in this population vastly exceed rates in the general population; yet virtually no research has examined the patterns and correlates of these youths' smoking, or their interest in help to quit smoking.

    Current Projects
    Selected Publications

    Kuttner, L, & Catchpole, R.E.H. (2013). Developmental considerations: Hypnosis with children. In W.C. Wester and L.I. Sugarman (Eds.), Therapeutic hypnosis with children and adolescents (2nd edition). Crown House Publishing, Bethel, CT.

    Regan, K.V., Spidel, A., Gretton, H.M., Catchpole, R.E.H., & Douglas, K. (2007). Special needs adolescent offenders: Characteristics and treatment outcome. In M. Calder (Ed.), Children and young people who sexually abuse: Taking the field forward. Russell House Publishing, UK.

    Moretti, M.M., Catchpole, R.E.H., & Odgers, C.L. (2005). The dark side of girlhood: Recent trends, risk factors and trajectories to aggression and violence. 
    The Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 14, 21-25. PMID: 19030497

    Gretton, H.M., Hare, R.D., & Catchpole, R.E.H. (2004). Psychopathy and offending from adolescence to adulthood: A ten-year follow up
    . Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 636-645. PMID: 15301648

    Gretton, H.M., Catchpole, R.E.H., McBride, M., Hare, R.D., O’Shaughnessy, R., & Regan, K.V. (2004). The Relationship between psychopathy, treatment completion, and criminal outcome over ten years: A study of adolescent sexual offenders. In M. Calder (Ed.). 
    Children and Young People who Sexually Abuse: New Theory, Research and Practice Developments. Russell House Publishing, UK.

    Catchpole, R.E.H., & Gretton, H.M. (2003). The predictive validity of risk assessment with violent young offenders: A one-year examination of criminal outcome. 
    Criminal Justice and Behavior, 30, 688-708.

    Honours & Awards
    Research Group Members