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UNC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Complementary and Integrative Medicine- Second Year

Academic Research Interests:

Mindfulness, self-compassion, parent-child relationships and caregiver health

Current Research Projects:

TraCS $2K starting Fall 2018:  to refine data collection protocols examining associations between parent self-compassion, pre-teen well-being, and observed behavior during a parent-child discussion task

Role: PI

NIA R21 starting Fall 2018: to pilot a mindful self-compassion intervention aimed to decrease job stress and turnover for certified nursing assistants in long–term care

Role: Co-Investigator

NICHD R01: to examine parent self-compassion, observed parent-child behavior, and child well-being outcomes in a pre-school cohort

Role: sub-study, Co-Investigator

NCCIH R34: to compare a mindful self-compassion intervention to an active control for teens at risk for depression

Role: Co-Investigator

Leading a scoping literature review on self-compassion and close interpersonal relationships

  • Program on Integrative Medicine