Meet The Team

Rhonda M. Merwin, PhD

Director

Dr. Merwin is an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at Duke University, Licensed Psychologist and Peer-Reviewed ACT Trainer. Dr. Merwin completed her PhD under the mentorship of Dr. Kelly Wilson (Co-founder of ACT) and a clinical internship and NIH-sponsored postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University Medical Center before joining the Duke faculty in 2008. Dr. Merwin directs the ACT at Duke clinic, teaches and supervises students, conducts grant-funded research and maintains an active clinical practice. Visit her Duke Scholar profile here

Ashley A. Moskovich, PhD

Co-Director, Clinical Operations

Dr. Moskovich is a Medical Instructor in the School of Medicine at Duke University and a Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Moskovich completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Duke University under the combined mentorship of Dr. Rhonda Merwin and Dr. Nancy Zucker in the Duke Center for Eating Disorders. She completed her clinical internship at the UCLA Semel Institute for Science and Human Behavior. Dr. Moskovich supervises students, participates in grant-funded research and maintains an active clinical practice. Visit her Duke Scholar profile here.

Practitioners

Alissa Stavig, 

MD

Psychiatry Resident, 

Duke University

School of Medicine

Hira Silat,

MD

Psychiatry Residents, 

Duke University

School of Medicine

Lauren 

Morris, MD

Psychiatry Resident, Duke University School of Medicine

Peter McCann, MD

Psychiatry Resident, Duke University School of Medicine

Colin

Smith,

MD

Psychiatry Resident, Duke University School of Medicine

Research Assistants

Sara Freeman, LPC-A

Mood Treatment Center

Angela Pisoni, MA

PhD Candidate, Dept of Psychology and Neuroscience,

Duke University

Carly Onnink

Undergraduate, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment:

Call (919) 684-6718 and ask to be seen by Dr. Merwin or ACT at Duke. 

To learn more about training or research opportunities, contact:

Rhonda M. Merwin, PhD, Director

DUMC Box 3842

Durham NC 27710

919-681-7231

rhonda.merwin@duke.edu

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