BA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
PhD Counseling Psychology, University of North Texas
Areas of Specialization
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Stress, Depression, and Anxiety
Navigating Changes and Life Transitions
Gottman Couples Therapy – Improving Connection in Relationships
Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Healthy Relationships with Food and Eating
Enhancing Mind-Body Connection
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Viktor Frankl
Grew up in Colorado – happy to have returned “home” after 20 years away
Loves yoga, hiking, skiing, snowshoeing
Second Place in Denver Post 2013 Peeps Diorama Contest
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Psychologists help people with a broad range of health and relationship concerns every day, using evidence-based treatments to help people improve their lives. To learn more, see this link from the American Psychological Association. To learn more about how psychologists help with weight management, click here.
We all have our blind spots – it’s hard to see choices and possible solutions by ourselves. A psychologist can help find new ways to view problems and generate alternatives that work for you.
A good friend can listen, but a psychologist can help you learn new skills to help yourself when you are feeling overwhelmed or are unsure how to make changes or move forward.
Learn new ways to navigate difficulties and find strategies to join against a problem or join with your partner against problems that arise in your relationship. For more research-based relationship tools, explore The Gottman Institute Blog.
Have you ever found yourself having a “snaccident?” Eating more than you anticipated, often mindlessly? You’re not alone! Everyone eats for reasons other than hunger – we often soothe with food or eat when stressed. Learn more here.
Don’t let stress dictate your relationship with food. Do you find that in times of stress or difficult emotions you turn to food as a comfort or escape? Do you want to break the cycle and learn how to develop a better relationship with stress as well as with food? In this research-based, interactive virtual workshop facilitated by Dr. Elizabeth Chamberlain, licensed psychologist at the CU Medicine Weight Management and Wellness Clinic and faculty wellness officer with the CU Department of Psychiatry, participants will learn:
Upcoming Workshop: Coming Soon
The Stress Eating Workshop includes four weekly sessions.