Sofia Rydin-Gray
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Sofia Rydin-Gray, PhD, specializes in assessing and treating the behavioral and emotional components of weight management, binge eating, and other lifestyle related conditions that interfere with quality of life. Her main therapeutic approaches are CBT and DBT and she also incorporates somatic experiencing and internal family system therapy. Her research has focused on understanding the immediate and distal triggers of binge eating, food cravings, as well as behavioral weight loss interventions.  She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Bowling Green State University in 2007 and she is a Licensed Psychologist and certified as a Health Services Provider in North Carolina. Dr Rydin-Gray is the Behavioral Health Director at Duke Diet and Fitness Center, a residential style weight management program, and Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the DFC (2007-2009) and her clinical internship in behavioral medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina (2006-2007).

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • Box 3829 Med Ctr., Durham, NC 27710
  • Duke Lifestyle Change and Weight Management Ctr , 501 Dougla, Durham, NC 27705

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