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Dr. Emily K. Sandoz


About the Author

Dr. Emily K. Sandoz (she/they) is the Emma Louise LeBlanc Burguieres/BORSF Endowed Professor of Social Sciences and Full Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Emily is the Director of the Louisiana Contextual Science Research Group, which supports collaborative contributions from students and professionals from all over the world. They have co-authored three books on acceptance and commitment therapy for struggles with eating and body image, along with chapters and journal articles on contextual behavioral science, social justice, clinical behavioral processes, and psychological flexibility. Emily has led more than 100 training workshops for professionals around the world, and serves as a peer-reviewed ACT trainer. They also practice as a Clinical Psychologist, focusing on clinical behavior analysis.

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