Jenna Barnhardt

Jenna Barnhardt is a first year Indigenous Master’s student from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in the Clinical Developmental Neuropsychology program at York University. She received her Bachelors degree (B.Sc. Hon.) from Ryerson University in Biomedical Science with a minor in Psychology and a certificate in Mental Health & Addictions from Ryerson’s Chang School of Continuing Education. She is focussed on Indigenous mental health and working to provide relevant and culturally significant mental health services to Canada’s Indigenous people using her experience with traditional Indigenous knowledge with a neuroscientific lens. Her research aims to learn more about the Indigenous brain and focusses on measures that explore development, postpartum depression, and trauma of Indigenous people.