Sexual Health

Sophie Bergeron  Ph.D

« Promoting the well-being and sexual health of individuals and couples ».

MarieSanterre2 Marie Santerre-Baillargeon

Marie is a doctoral candidate in Research Psychology and Intervention at the Université de Montréal (Ph.D. R/I) since 2014. Her clinical and research interests are the role of psychological factors in women’s vulvar pain and the third wave of behavioral and cognitive therapies for chronic pain. Her doctoral research project is on potential mediators of therapeutic change in the randomized clinical trial underway. She is a FRQS scholarship student.




  • Pâquet, M., Rosen, N.O., Steben, M., Mayrand, M-H., Santerre-Baillargeon, M., & Bergeron, S. (2018). Daily anxiety and depressive symptoms in couples coping with vulvodynia: Associations with women's pain, women's sexual function and both partners' sexual distress. The Journal of Pain, 19, 552-561. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.12.264
  • Santerre-Baillargeon, M., Rosen, N.O., Steben, M., Pâquet, M., Macabena Perez, R., Bergeron, S. (2018). Does self-compassion benefit couples coping with vulvodynia? Associations with psychological, sexual and relationship adjustment. The Clinical Journal of Pain, 34(7), 629-637. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000579
  • Santerre-Baillargeon, M., Vézina-Gagnon, P., Daigneault, I., Landry, T., & Bergeron, S. (2016). Anxiety mediates the relation between childhood sexual abuse and genito-pelvic pain in adolescent girls. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 1-12. doi: 10.1080/0092623X.2016.1266539
  • Corsini-Munt, S., Bergeron, S., Rosen, N. O., Steben, M., Mayrand, M-H., Delisle, I., Aerts, L., & Santerre-Baillargeon, M. (2014). A comparison of cognitive-behavioral couple therapy and lidocaine in the treatment of provoked vestibulodynia: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial. Trials, 15(506). doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-506.

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