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To alleviate human suffering

and improve the human condition

Our Laboratory

Enrolling March 2023!

A randomized controlled trial of iACT, a novel mHealth intervention for eating disorders in type 1 diabetes


We frequently have student volunteers in our lab. Volunteers acquire experience in clinical research in an academic medical center, and are mentored by senior members of the lab. Please contact us if you are interested in joining the lab!



Article Highlights

Topics Under Investigation 
  • Maladaptive eating and weight control 

  • Experiential avoidance / Psychological flexibility

  • Interoceptive awareness

  • Self-regulation

  • Acceptance, mindfulness and values-based interventions

  • Use of mobile technology for contextually sensitive assessment and intervention

  • Digital interventions

  • Digital Interventions for Eating Disorder Prevention

  • ACT for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients

  • Body Image Flexibility as a Process of Change

  • App-assisted ACT for Eating Disorders in Type 1 Diabetes

  • Momentary Predictors of Eating Disorder Symptoms

  • Appetite Dysregulation in Type 1 Diabetes 

  • ACT for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa: A Separated Family Treatment

  • ACT for Resident Burnout

  • Rule-governed Behavior in Anorexia Nervosa

Current and Recent Projects

Dissemination of Scientific Knowledge



Presentations (coming soon)

Treatment protocols (coming soon)


  • Coping with COVID-19: An International Collaboration 

  • ACTHealthy Lab, Dr. Maria Karekla, University of Cyprus 

  • Duke Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program


Student Projects

Coming soon

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