Rachel Langevin, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology at McGill University and a member of the Centre for Research on Children and Families, the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur les problèmes conjugaux et l'agression sexuelle, the Institut Universitaire Jeunes en Difficulté, and the Équipe Violence Sexuelle et Santé. She a clinical psychologist with a private practice. Her clinical training involved a specialization in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and trauma related disorders in adults and she is still working with these populations in her private practice. Her program of research focuses on the socioemotional development and understanding the mechanisms for the intergenerational continuity of child maltreatment and family violence. Her area of expertise includes sexual abuse, family violence, child maltreatment, and childhood adversity and socioemotional development; intergenerational cycles of trauma and violence; and developmental trajectories, risk and resilience.