Research

Patricia Obee is a PhD student in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Victoria. Research interests include; child and youth mental health; adolescent eating disorders prevention and treatment; nature-based therapy; early childhood education and development; risky play; and holistic athletes development.

Publications

Harper, N. J., Mott, A. J., & Obee, P. (2019). Client perspectives on wilderness therapy as a

component of adolescent residential treatment for problematic substance use and mental health issues. Child and Youth Services Review, 104450. [co-author, co-data analyst]

Harper, N. J., & Obee, P. (2020). Articulating risky play in forest school early childhood

education programs across Vancouver Island. Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning Journal. [co-conceptualization, co-author and primary researcher]

Leather, M., Harper, N. J., & Obee, P. (accepted). Developing creativity in higher education: A

playful ontology and a pedagogy of play. Journal of Experiential Learning. [co-author]

Obee, P., Sandseter, E. B. H., Gerlach., A., & Harper, N. J. (2020). Lessons learned from

Norway on risky play in early childhood education and care (ECEC). Early Childhood Education and Care. [primary conceptualization, author, and researcher]

Obee, P., Sandseter, E. B. H., & Harper, N. J. (2020). Children’s use of environmental features

affording risky play in early childhood education and care (ECEC). Early Childhood Development and Care. [primary conceptualization, author, and researcher]

Walinga, J., Obee, P., Cunningham, J. B. & Cyr, D. (in press). The role of leadership development

for enhancing performance outcomes in sport. International Journal of Sport and Society. [co-author, primary researcher]

 

Patricia Obee, MA, RCC, OLY

patriciasobee@gmail.com

236-882-1209

Victoria, BC