Omega Luxor completed her Bachelor of Arts Honours (with distinction) in Toronto Metropolitan University’s Psychology Program in 2022. Throughout her undergraduate, she acquired various experiences. She completed an Honours Thesis under the supervision of Dr. David Day, Ph.D., that examined attitudes toward intimate partner violence (IPV) by testing the Defensive Attribution theory by Shaver (1970).
Omega also had the opportunity to work at the Early Childhood Cognition lab (ECC lab) and the Sexuality Hub: Integrating Feminist Theory lab (SHiFT lab) at Toronto Metropolitan University as a Research Assistant. As an active member of her community, passionate about mental health and community engagement- Omega volunteered for various organizations such as Accelerate Her Future (AHF); The Flaunt It Movement: Creative Internship program; the Tri-Mentoring Program at TMU; and Frosh Leadership program. Moreover, Omega had the honour to work as a Distress Centre Hotline Operator at the Distress Centres of Greater Toronto. Currently, she is working as a Lab Manager and Research Coordinator at the TULiP lab.
Some research topics Omega is passionate about exploring are maladaptive relationship dynamics, racial/ gender studies, life-threatening behaviour prevention (such as self-harm and suicide) and emotion regulation development.
Omega would like to obtain her Ph.D. in clinical psychology and become a clinical practitioner/ researcher. She hopes to work with racialized/marginalized individuals and better mental health treatments for everyone while advocating for statistically underserved communities.