Rhonda M Merwin
Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Rhonda M. Merwin, PhD, is a Licensed Psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Merwin conducts research on the mechanisms and treatment of eating disorders, generally and specifically in the context of type 1 diabetes. She is particularly interested in the use acceptance, mindfulness and value-based interventions and mobile technology for real-time (ecological momentary) assessment and intervention and skills generalization. Her research is funded by the NIH among other sources. Dr. Merwin is a Peer-Reviewed ACT trainer, a Fellow of Association for Contextual Behavioral Science and the Director of the ACT at Duke Clinical and Training Program. She teaches in the medical center, supervises students and maintains a small clinical practice using ACT to treat problems in living, including anxiety, mood and eating disorders. For more information about Dr. Merwin's research, educational and clinical activities, see ACTatDuke.org.

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