ACT Practicum

Est 2011



The ACT Practicum is a clinical rotation within the Duke Clinic of Duke University Medical Center. The practicum provides hands-on experience applying the ACT model to a variety of problems of living, including anxiety, depression and eating disorders in adolescents and adults. Practicum participants participate in a weekly ACT didactic and experiential learning session, group and individual supervision. The ACT rotation is available to ​Clinical Psychology PhD students in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University and Duke Psychiatry Residents.

Current Trainees

2020 - 2021


Lauren Morris, MD, Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Colin Smith, MD, Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Hira Silat, MD, Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Alissa Stavig, MD, Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Peter McCann, MD, Resident, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Past Trainees

Before 2020


Clinical Psychology Graduate Students

Ashley Moskovich (2009-2013)

Lori Buhi (2011-2012)

Pamela Buck (2012-2013)

Dina Gohar (2013-2014)

Elena Davis (2013-2014)

Karmel Wong (2013-2014)

Anavanessa Wren (2013-2014)

Allison Detloff (2014-2015)

Jessica West (2015-2016)

Allison Meyer (2016-2017)

Katherine (Kibby) McMahon (2017-2018)

Taylor Jackson (2017-2018)

Angela Pisoni (2018-2019)


Clinical Psychology Interns

Tory Eisenlohr-Moul (2013-2014)

Ann Haynos (2014-2015)

Psychiatry Residents and Fellows

Omer Aslam, MD (2010-2011)

Joseph Crozier, MD, PhD (2011-2012)

Jarrod Kiddoe, MD (2012-2013)

Norman Litchfield, MD (2012-2014)

Amy Leung, MD (2012-2013)

Behrouz Namdari, MD (2012-2014)

Jennifer Holton, MD (2012-2013)

Tapsi Dayanand, MD (2013-2014)

Robert F Bahnsen Jr., MD (2014-2016)

Yupei "Pearl" Hu, MD (2014-2016)

Kathleen Dunlap, MD (2015-2016)

Joshua Briscoe, MD (2015-2016)

James Lefler, MD (2015-2016)

Hadia Shafi, MD (2016-2017)

Zainab Malik, MD (2016-2017)

Elizabeth Gilbert, MD (2016-2017)

Thai Nguyen, MD (2016-2017)

Cecilia Ordonoz, MD (2016-2017)

Jacob Feigel, MD (2016-2017)

Lauren Isbell, MD (2016-2017)

Paul Riordan, MD (2016-2018)

Sarah Nelson, MD (2017-2018)

Brian Wasserman, MD (2017-2018)

Jonathan Kosimar, MD (2018-2019)

M Imtiaz Mubbashar, MD (2018-2019)

Other Professionals (Audited Practicum)

Lisa Honeycutt, LPC (2012-2015)

Marissa Howard, LCSW (2012-2014)

Joshua Harris, LCSW (2012-2013)

Rachel Clark, LCSW (2013-2015)

Christine Tew, LPC (2013-2015)

Laura Weisberg, PhD (2014-2015)

Pat Gammon, PhD (2014-2015)

Karen Wells, PhD (2014-2015)

Featured above: Practicum class 2016-2017

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


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