We are looking for volunteers to participate in a study on cognitive training using Virtual Reality (VR) in people who live with a mental health disorder.

Age range

20-45 years of age


Males and females 

Individuals are eligible if they

  • Are English-speaking
  • Have a current diagnosis of major depression OR schizophrenia OR schizoaffective disorder

Individuals are not eligible if they

  • Have a neurological disorder
  • Have a history of major medical problems that affect brain function
  • Have past or current condition of seizures

Location of study 

The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, affiliated with the University of Ottawa
1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON 

Recruitment via

  • Self-Referral (by participant) 
  • Internal Referral (by ROMHC staff) 
  • External Referral (by doctors or other mental health specialist outside of ROMHC) 

Principal Investigator

Synthia Guimond, PhD 


Chelsea Noel
1-613-722-6521 ext. 6877

*This study is currently recruiting participants