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Eric Garland, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

 

PROFESSIONAL/RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Clinical research and treatment of stress-related health conditions, including addiction, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, and health effects of allostatic load (e.g., cancer; irritable bowel syndrome; immune, endocrine, and cardiovascular diseases)
  • Mindfulness-based interventions
  • Integrative medicine and behavioral medicine
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Stress and coping theory development
  • Resilience, positive emotionality, and human flourishing
  • Heart rate variability and autonomic psychophysiology
  • Transdiagnostic cognitive-affective mechanisms in psychopathology
  • Translational research using findings and methods from cognitive neuroscience to inform intervention development

 

EDUCATION

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, 2010.

 

Ph.D. (with distinction), Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2009.

 

M.S.W., Social Work, West Virginia University, Division of Social Work, Morgantown, WV, 2003.

 

B.A. (magna cum laude), Psychology, Minors: Anthropology, Religious Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 1998.

 

CURRENT ACADEMIC POSITION

Associate Dean for Research, College of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Associate Professor, College of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Associate Director of Integrative Medicine, Supportive Oncology & Survivorship Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, UT

 

Research Fellow, National Center for Veterans Studies, Salt Lake City, UT

 

PAST ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Assistant Director, Trinity Institute for the Addictions, College of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, September 2012 to present.

 

Assistant Professor, College of Social Work, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, June 2010 to June 2013.

 

Research Professor, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, June 2010 to June 2013.

 

Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, August 2006 to May 2010.

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND HONORS

FUNDED RESEARCH (Total: $5,310,879)

Principal Investigator: Targeting Military Opioid Misuse through Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement. National Institute on Drug Abuse (R34), RFA-DA-13-013 Prevention and Health Promotion Interventions to Prevent Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Associated Physical and Psychological Health Problems in U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans and their Families (1R34DA037005-01). ($670,500). 2013 – 2016.

Principal Investigator: Targeting Chronic Pain and Prescription Opioid Misuse in Primary Care with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation. ($20,000). 2016 – 2018.

Co-Investigator: Technologies for Assessing Behavioral and Cognitive Markers of Suicide Risk. Department of Defense, Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program Community Partners in Mental Health – Research Award. (PT140188). PI: Brian Baucom ($2,414,422). 2015 – 2018.

Awardee: Targeting Chronic Pain and Prescription Opioid Misuse in Primary Care with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Stephanie Harpst (donor). ($3000). 2015 – 2016.

Co-Investigator: Dissecting De-Automatization: The Effect of Mindfulness Training on Habit Formation. Mind and Life Institute. Francisco J. Varela Award. PI: Adam Hanley ($11,637). 2015-2017.

Principal Investigator: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Chronic Pain Patients Receiving Opioid Therapy: Exploration of Cognitive, Affective, and Physiological Mechanisms. National Institute on Drug Abuse, RFA-DA-11-010: Support Opportunity for Addiction Research (1R03DA032517-01). ($73,500). 2011 – 2013.

Principal Investigator: Trauma-Informed Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction to Promote Intra- and Interpersonal Flourishing Among Survivors of Traumatic Violence. Mind and Life Institute. 1440 Award for Real-World Contemplative Research. ($14,980). 2013 – 2014.

Co-Investigator: Exploration of a Will-power Model of Psychological and Biophysical Mechanisms Underlying the Role of Mindfulness in Hypertension. Multidisciplinary Support Grant, Florida State University. PI: Amy Ai. ($25,000). 2012 – 2013.

Principal Investigator: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Chronic Pain Patients Receiving Opioid Therapy: Exploration of Cognitive, Affective, and Physiological Mechanisms. Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation. ($15,000). 2011 – 2013.

Co-Investigator & Evaluator: Triangle Network to Engage Homeless Individuals with Substance Abuse & Mental Health Disorder (Triangle ENGAGE). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (TI 020489). P.I.: Roberts-Lewis, A. ($2,000,000). 2008-2013.

Principal Investigator: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Underserved Opioid Users with Comorbid Chronic Pain and Mood Symptoms: A Preliminary Exploration of Cognitive, Affective, and Physiological Mechanisms. Council on Research & Creativity Planning Grant, Florida State University. ($12,000). 2011.

Principal Investigator: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Underserved Opioid Users with Comorbid Chronic Pain and Mood Symptoms: A Preliminary Exploration of Cognitive, Affective, and Physiological Mechanisms. Trinity Institute for the Addictions Seed Grant, College of Social Work, Florida State University. ($5,000). 2011.

Principal Investigator: Targeting Cognitive, Affective, and Physiological Mechanisms in the Risk-Chain to Alcohol Dependence: The Roles of Trauma, Attentional Biases, and Heart Rate Variability Responses to Alcohol Cues. First Year Professor’s Award, Council on Research & Creativity, Florida State University. ($17,000). 2011.

Principal Investigator: Biopsychosocial Assessment of a Mindfulness-Oriented Cognitive Intervention for Alcohol Dependence. Francisco J. Varela Research Grant, Mind and Life Institute. ($15,000). 2008-2010.

Principal Investigator: Biopsychosocial Assessment of a Mindfulness-Oriented Cognitive Intervention for Alcohol Dependence. Armfield-Reeves Innovation Grant, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill School of Social Work. ($9,840). 2008-2010.

Pre-doctoral Fellow: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (T32 AT003378-04). National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2008-2009.

Post-doctoral Fellow: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (T32 AT003378-04). National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2009-2010.

Principal Investigator: George Hitchings New Investigator in Health Research Award. Triangle Community Foundation, Raleigh, NC. ($4000). 2007-2008.

HONORS

Presidential Scholar, University of Utah (2015- 2018)

Society for Social Work and Research Excellence in Research Award (2015), Honorable Mention

Best Paper Presentation of the Society for Integrative Oncology (2015)

Distinguished Scholar and Fellow, National Academies of Practice (2015)

Guardian of the Flame Faculty Award, Florida State University (2013)

Fellow, Mind and Life Institute (2012).

Transformation through Teaching Award, Florida State University (2012)

FSU Council on Research and Creativity First Year Professor’s Award – First Prize (2012)

Society for Social Work and Research Outstanding Dissertation Award (2011)

Outstanding Doctoral Student of 2008 – 2009. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work (2010)

Best Graduate Student Oral Presentation. University Research Day, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC. (2009).

Mind and Life Summer Research Institute Fellowship. Mind and Life Institute, Boulder, CO. (2009; 2008; 2007).

Samuel J. Brody Scholarship. School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (2008).

University Merit Award. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (2006).

Claude Worthington Benedum Graduate Assistantship. West Virginia University (2001 – 2003).

Phi Beta Kappa (1998).

Advanced Honors Certificate. University of Delaware, Newark, DE. (1998).

Psi Chi Honor Society (1998).

Dean’s List. University of Delaware, Newark DE. (1994 – 1998).

 

BOOKS/TREATMENT MANUALS

Garland, E.L. (2013). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Addiction, Stress, and Pain. Washington, DC: NASW Press.

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS (Total: 100)

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (in press). Targeting hedonic dysregulation with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Restructuring reward mechanisms in addiction, stress, and pain. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
  2. Garland, E.L., Roberts-Lewis, A., Tronnier, C., Kelley, K., & Graves, R. (2016). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement versus CBT for co-occurring substance dependence, traumatic stress, and psychiatric disorders: Proximal outcomes from a pragmatic randomized trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 77, 7-16.
  3. Garland, E.L., Howard, M.O., Priddy, S.E., McConnell, P.A., Riquino, M.R., & Froeliger, B.E. (in press). Mindfulness training applied to addiction therapy: Insights into the neural mechanisms of positive behavioral change. Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics.
  4. Garland, E.L., Thielking, P., Thomas, E.A., Coombs, M., White, S., Lombardi, J., & Beck, A. (in press). Linking dispositional mindfulness and positive psychological processes in cancer survivorship: A multivariate path analytic test of the Mindfulness-to-Meaning Theory. Psycho-Oncology.
  5. Garland, E.L., Farb, N.A., Goldin, P.R., & Fredrickson, B.L. (2015). The Mindfulness-to-Meaning Theory: Extensions, applications, and challenges at the attention-appraisal-emotion interface. Psychological Inquiry, 26(4), 377-387.
  6. Garland, E.L., Brown, S., & Howard, M.O. (2016). Thought suppression as a mediator of the association between depressed mood and prescription opioid craving among chronic pain patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39(1), 128-138.
  7. Li, M.J., Black, D.S., & Garland, E.L. (in press). The Applied Mindfulness Process Scale: A process measure for evaluating mindfulness-based interventions. Personality and Individual Differences.
  8. Kelly, A.R., & Garland, E.L. (in press). Trauma-informed Mindfulness-Based Stress reduction for female survivors of interpersonal violence: Results from a Stage I RCT. Journal of Clinical Psychology.
  9. Garland, E.L., Farb, N.A.S., Goldin, P., & Fredrickson, B.L. (2015). Mindfulness broadens awareness and builds eudaimonic meaning: A process model of mindful positive emotion regulation. Psychological Inquiry, 26(4), 293-314.
  10. Garland, E.L., Froeliger, B., & Howard, M.O. (2015). Allostatic dysregulation of natural reward processing in prescription opioid misuse: Autonomic and attentional evidence. Biological Psychology, 105, 124-129
  11. Hanley, A.W., Canto, A.I., Palejwala, M., & Garland, E.L. (in press). A failure in mind: Dispositional mindfulness and positive reappraisal as predictors of academic self-efficacy following failure. Personality and Individual Differences.
  12. Garland, E.L., Brown, S., & Howard, M.O. (2015). Traumatic experiences and reduced alcohol self-efficacy among alcohol dependent inpatients: Attentional and autonomic mediators. Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 25(4), 355-364.
  13. Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2014). Opioid attentional bias and cue-elicited craving predict future risk of prescription opioid misuse among chronic pain patients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 144, 283-287.
  14. Garland, E.L., Geschwind, N., Peeters, F., & Wichers, M. (2015). Mindfulness training promotes upward spirals of positive affect and cognition: Multilevel and autoregressive latent trajectory modeling analyses. Frontiers in Psychology: Emotion Science, 6, 15, doi:10.3389/ fpsyg.2015.00015.
  15. Howard, M.O., Bowen, S.E., & Garland, E.L. (2015).  Inhalant-related disorders.  In B.J. Sadock, V.A. Sadock, & Ruiz, P. (Eds), Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 10th Edition.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.
  16. Bowen, S.E, Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L. (2015).  Inhalant use disorders in the United States.  In V. Preedy (Ed.), The neuropathology of drug addictions and substance misuse.  Academic Press.
  17. Howard, M.O., Bowen, S.E., & Garland, E.L. (2015). Inhalant use disorder. In A.E. Wenzel (Ed.), Sage encyclopedia of abnormal and clinical psychology. New York: Sage Publications.
  18. Garland, E.L., & Thomas, E.A. (2015). Neuroscience, resilience, and the embodiment of “mental” disorder. In Probst, B. (ed.), Critical Thinking in Clinical Diagnosis and Assessment. New York: Springer.
  19. Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L. (2015). Social Work: 2044. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.
  20. Garland, E.L., Froeliger, B.E., & Howard, M.O. (2015). Neurophysiological evidence for remediation of reward processing deficits in chronic pain and opioid misuse following treatment with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Exploratory ERP findings from a pilot RCT. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 38(2), 327-336.
  21. Kiken, L.G., Garland, E.L., Palsson, O., Faurot, K., Bluth, K., & Gaylord, S.A. (2015). From a state to a trait: Trajectories of state mindfulness in meditation during intervention predict changes in trait mindfulness. Personality and Individual Differences, 81, 41-46.
  22. Garland, E.L., Hanley, A., Thomas, E.A. Knoll, P., & Ferraro, J. (2015). Low dispositional mindfulness predicts self-medication of negative emotion with prescription opioids. Journal of Addiction Medicine, 9, 61-6
  23. Garland, E.L., Beck, A., Lipschitz, D., & Nakamura, Y. (2015). Dispositional mindfulness predicts attenuated waking salivary cortisol levels in cancer survivors: A latent growth curve analysis. Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 9(2), 215-222.
  24. McConnell, P., Froeliger, B., Garland, E.L., Ives, J.C., & Sforzo, G. (2014). Auditory driving of the autonomic nervous system: Listening to theta-frequency binaural beats post-exercise increases parasympathetic activation and sympathetic withdrawal. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1248.
  25. Hanley, A., Warner, A., Canto, A., & Garland, E.L. (2014). Washing the dishes to wash the dishes: Brief instruction in an informal mindfulness practice. Mindfulness, 1-9.
  26. Garland, E.L., Froeliger, B., & Howard, M.O. (2014). Effects of Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement on reward responsiveness and opioid cue-reactivity. Psychopharmacology, 231(16), 3229-3238. doi:10.1007/s00213-014-3504-7.
  27. Garland, E.L., Manusov, E.G., Froeliger, B., Kelly, A., Williams, J., & Howard, M.O. (2014). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse: Results from an early stage randomized controlled trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 82(3), 448-459. doi: 10.1037/a0035798
  28. Garland, E.L., Froeliger, B., & Howard, M.O. (2014). Mindfulness training targets neurocognitive mechanisms of addiction at the attention-appraisal-emotion interface. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 4, doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2013.00173
  29. Garland, E.L., Thomas, E.A., & Howard, M.O. (2014). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement ameliorates the impact of pain on self-reported psychological and physical function among opioid-using chronic pain patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 48(6), 1091-1099.
  30. Garland, E.L. (2014). Treating chronic pain: The need for non-opioid options. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, 7(5), 545-550.
  31. Garland, E.L. (2014). Dismantling mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for recurrent depression implicates lack of differential efficacy for mindfulness training. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 17(3), 94.
  32. Finan, P., & Garland, E.L. (2015). The role of positive affect in chronic pain and its treatment. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(2), 177-187.
  33. Hanley, A.W., Warner, A., & Garland, E.L. (2015). Associations between mindfulness, psychological well-being, and subjective well-being with respect to contemplative practice. Journal of Happiness Studies, 16, 1423-1426.
  34. Garland, E. L. (2014). Disrupting the downward spiral of chronic pain and opioid addiction with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: A review of clinical outcomes and neurocognitive targets. Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, 28(2), 122-129.
  35. Garland, E.L., Froeliger, B., Zeidan, F., Partin, K., & Howard, M.O. (2013). The downward spiral of chronic pain, prescription opioid misuse, and addiction: Cognitive, affective, and neuropsychopharmacologic pathways. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 37, 2597-2607
  36. Hanley, A.W., & Garland, E.L. (2014). Dispositional mindfulness co-varies with self-reported positive reappraisal. Personality & Individual Differences, 66, 146-152.
  37. Hanley, A.W., Peterson, G.W., Canto, A.I., & Garland, E.L. (2015). The relationship between mindfulness and posttraumatic growth with respect to contemplative practice engagement. Mindfulness, 6, 654-662.
  38. Garland, E.L., & Hanley, A.W., Farb, N.A., & Froeliger, B. (2015). State mindfulness during meditation predicts enhanced cognitive reappraisal. Mindfulness, 6(2), 234-242.
  39. Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2013). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement reduces pain attentional bias in chronic pain patients. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 82, 311-318.
  40. Garland, E.L., & Black, D.S. (2014). Mindfulness for chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse: Novel mechanisms and unresolved issues. Substance Use and Misuse, 49(5), 608-611.
  41. Howard, M.O., Garland, E.L., Sharp, C.W., Rosenberg, N., & Beauvais, F. (2013). Substance abuse: Inhalant-related disorders. In A. Tasman, J. Kay, J. Lieberman, M. First, & M. Maj (Eds.) Psychiatry (4th). New York: John Wiley & Sons.
  42. Li, W., Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2014). Family correlates of internet addiction in Chinese adolescents and young adults: A review of English- and Chinese-language studies. Computers in Human Behavior, 31, 393-411.
  43. Hanley, A., Garland, E.L., Canto, A., Warner, A., & Hanley, R. (2013). Mind the extremes: Dispositional mindfulness and bias in self-theories. Mindfulness. [Epub ahead of print] DOI 10.1007/s12671-013-0245-3.
  44. Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2014). A transdiagnostic perspective on cognitive, affective, and neurobiological processes underlying human suffering. Research on Social Work Practice, 24(1), 142-151.
  45. Garland, E.L., Froeliger, B.E., Passik, S.D., & Howard, M.O. (2013). Attentional bias for prescription opioid cues among opioid-dependent chronic pain patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 36(6), 611-620.
  46. Hanley, A., Garland, E.L., & Black, D. (2014). Use of mindful reappraisal coping among meditation practitioners. Journal of Clinical Psychology,70(3), 294-301.
  47. Garland, E.L., Roberts-Lewis, A., Kelley, K., Tronnier, C., & Hanley, A. (2014). Cognitive and affective mechanisms linking trait mindfulness to craving among individuals in addiction recovery. Substance Use and Misuse, 49(5), 525-535.
  48. Kelly, A., & Garland, E.L. (2014). Treatment of depression and coping with chronic pain through Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement. In C.W. LeCrory (ed.), Case Studies in Social Work Practice. Wiley: New York.
  49. Coeytaux, R., & Garland, E.L. (2013). Acupuncture for the treatment or management of chronic pain. North Carolina Medical Journal, 74(3), 221-225.
  50. Froeliger, B.E., Garland, E.L., & McClernon, F.J. (2013). Yoga meditation practitioners exhibit greater gray matter volume and fewer reported cognitive failures: Results of a preliminary voxel-based morphometric analysis. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Article ID 821307, 8 pages doi:10.1155/2012/821307.
  51. Garland, E.L., & Froeliger, B.E. (2014). Mindfulness training targets addiction at the attention-emotion interface: A neurocognitive framework. In E. Langer, A. Le, & C. Ngoumen (eds.), Handbook of Mindfulness, Wiley-Blackwell.
  52. Greeson, J.M., Garland, E.L., & Black, D.S. (2014). Mindfulness: A transtherapeutic approach for transdiagnostic mental processes. In E. Langer, A. Le, & C. Ngoumen (eds.), Handbook of Mindfulness, Wiley-Blackwell.
  53. Garland, E.L., Pettus-Davis, C., & Howard, M.O. (2013). Self-medication among traumatized youth: Structural equation modeling of pathways between trauma history, substance misuse, and psychological distress. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 36(2), 175-185.
  54. Garland, E.L., Franken, I.H., Sheetz, J.J., & Howard, M.O. (2012). Alcohol attentional bias is associated with autonomic indices of stress-primed alcohol cue-reactivity in alcohol dependent patients. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 20, 225-235.
  55. Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2012). Volatile substance misuse: Clinical considerations, neuropsychopharmacology, and potential role of pharmacotherapy in management. CNS Drugs, 26, 927-935.
  56. Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L. (2012). Volatile substance misuse: A research agenda. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.
  57. Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L. (2012). Adolescent volatile substance misuse: Atypical agents, perceived intoxication, and patterns of use. Clinical Toxicology, 1(10), 1-3.
  58. Froeliger, B.E., Modlin, L., Kozink, R., Wang, L., Garland, E.L., Addicott, M.A. & McClernon, F.J. (2013). Frontoparietal attentional network activation differs between smokers and nonsmokers during affective cognition. Psychiatry Research – Neuroimaging, 211(1), 57-63.
  59. Garland, E.L., & Roberts-Lewis, A. (2013). Differential roles of thought suppression and dispositional mindfulness in posttraumatic stress symptoms and craving. Addictive Behaviors, 38, 1555-1562.
  60. Garland, E.L., Williams, J., Gale, H., Kelly, A., & Howard, M.O. (2013). Targeting transdiagnostic processes in clinical practice through mindfulness: Cognitive, affective, and neurobiological perspectives. In H. Matto (ed.), Social Work and Neuroscience, Springer.
  61. Garland, E.L., & Fredrickson, B.A. (2013). Mindfulness broadens awareness and builds meaning at the attention-emotion interface. In T.B. Kashdan & J. Ciarrochi, J. (eds.), Linking Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology: A Practitioner’s Guide to a Unifying Framework, pp. 30 – 67. New Harbinger Publications, Inc.: Oakland, CA.
  62. Garland, E.L., Schwarz, N., Kelly, A., Whitt, A., & Howard, M.O. (2012). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for alcohol dependence: Therapeutic mechanisms and intervention acceptability. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 12, 242-263.
  63. Froeliger, B.E., Garland, E.L., Modin, L., & McClernon, F.J. (2012). Neurocognitive correlates of yoga meditation practice on emotion and cognition: A pilot study. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 6:48, 1-11.
  64. Whitt, A., Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2012). Helium inhalation in adolescents: Associations with substance misuse. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 44(5), 365-371.
  65. Garland, E.L., Franken, I.H., & Howard, M.O. (2012). Cue-elicited heart rate variability and attentional bias predict alcohol relapse following treatment. Psychopharmacology, 222, 17-26.
  66. Garland, E.L. (2012). Pain processing in the human nervous system: A selective review of nociceptive and biobehavioral pathways. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice, 39(3), 561-571.
  67. Gaylord, S.A., Palsson, O., Garland, E.L., Faurot, K., Mann, D.J., Whitehead, W. (2012). Response to “Mindfulness training reduces the severity of irritable bowel syndrome in women: results of a randomized controlled trial.” Gastroenterology.
  68. Froeliger, B.E., Garland, E.L., Kozink, R.V., Modlin, L., Chen, N., McClernon, F.J., Greeson, J.M., & Sobin, P. (2012). Meditation-state resting functional connectivity: Strengthening of the dorsal attention network and beyond. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/680407.
  69. Garland, E.L., Carter, K., Ropes, K., & Howard, M.O. (2012). Thought suppression, impaired regulation of alcohol urges, and Addiction-Stroop predict affect-modulated cue-reactivity among alcohol dependent adults. Biological Psychology, 89, 87-93, doi:10.1016 /j.biopsycho. 2011.09.010.
  70. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., Palsson, O., Faurot, K., Mann, J.D., & Whitehead, B. (2012). Therapeutic mechanisms of a mindfulness-based treatment for irritable bowel syndrome: Effects on visceral sensitivity, catastrophizing, and affective processing of pain sensations. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 35(6), 591-602. doi 10.1007/s10865-011-9391-z.
  71. Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L. (2012). Our best schools of social work: How good are they? Social Work Research.
  72. Garland, E.L. (2011). Trait mindfulness predicts attentional and autonomic regulation of alcohol cue-reactivity. Journal of Psychophysiology, 25(4), 180-189.
  73. Garland, E.L., & Thyer, B. (in press). Cognitive-behavior therapy in social work practice. In S. Webb & M. Grey (eds.), Social Work Theories and Methods, 2nd ed . Sage.
  74. Howard, M.O., Garland, E.L., & Whitt, A. (in press). Contemporary and historical perspectives. In B. Perron & M. Vaughn (eds.), Social Work Practice in the Addictions. Springer.
  75. Garland, E.L., Boettiger, C.A., Gaylord, S., West Chanon, V., & Howard, M.O. (2012). Mindfulness is inversely associated with alcohol attentional bias among recovering alcohol-dependent adults. Cognitive Therapy and Research. 36, 441-450. doi: 10.1007/s10608-011-9378-7.
  76. Gaylord, S.A., Palsson, O., Garland, E.L., Faurot, K., Coble, R., Frey, W., Mann, D.J., Whitehead, W. (2011). Mindfulness training reduces the severity of irritable bowel syndrome in women: Results of a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Gastroenterology. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2011.184.
  77. Garland, E.L. (in press). Mindfulness research in social work: Conceptual and methodological recommendations. Social Work Research.
  78. Garland, E.L., Carter, K., Howard, M.O. (2011). Prevalence, correlates, and characteristics of gasoline misuse among high-risk youth: Associations with self-medication, suicidal ideation, and antisociality. Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology. 10.5455/bcp.20110306021629
  79. Huston, D., Garland, E.L., Farb, N. (2011). Mechanisms of mindfulness in communications training. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 39(4), 406-421.
  80. Garland, E.L., Boettiger, C.A., & Howard, M.O. (2011). Targeting cognitive-affective risk mechanisms in stress-precipitated alcohol dependence: An integrated, biopsychosocial model of allostasis, automaticity, and addiction. Medical Hypotheses, 76, 745-754.
  81. Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2011). Adverse consequences of acute inhalant intoxication. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 19(2), 134-144.
  82. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., & Fredrickson, B.L. (2011). Positive reappraisal coping mediates the stress-reductive effect of mindfulness: An upward spiral process. Mindfulness, 2(1), 59-67.
  83. Garland, E.L. & Howard, M.O. (2011). Desistance motivations among adolescent inhalant users: Latent class and profile analyses. Addiction Research and Theory, 19(3).
  84. Garland, E.L., Howard, M.O., Vaughn, M.G., & Perron, B.E. (2011). Volatile substance misuse in the United States. Substance Use and Misuse, 46, 8-20.
  85. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., Boettiger, C.A., & Howard, M.O. (2010). Mindfulness training modifies cognitive, affective, and physiological mechanisms implicated in alcohol dependence: Results from a randomized controlled pilot trial. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 42(2), 177-192.
  86. Garland, E.L., Fredrickson, B.L., Kring, A.M., Johnson, D.P., Meyer, P.S., & Penn, D.L. (2010). Upward spirals of positive emotions counter downward spirals of negativity: Insights from the broaden-and-build theory and affective neuroscience on the treatment of emotion dysfunctions and deficits in psychopathology. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 849-864.
  87. Garland, E.L. & Howard, M.O. (2010). Phenomenology of adolescent inhalant intoxication. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 18(6), 498-509.
  88. Garland, E.L., & Howard, M.O. (2010). Inhalational abuse of computer duster spray among adolescents: An emerging public health threat? American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 36(6), 320-324.
  89. Howard, M.O., Bowen, S., Garland, E.L., Perron, B.E., & Vaughn, M.G. (2011). Inhalant use and inhalant use disorders in the United States. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 6, 18-31.
  90. Howard, M.O., Garland, E.L., Perron, B.E., & Vaughn, M.G. (2010). Inhalant abuse. In J.R. Ripple, M.D. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health. Sage Press.
  91. Howard, M.O., Perron, B.E., Sacco, P., Ilgen, M., Vaughn, M.G., Garland, E.L., & Freedenthal, S. (2010). Suicide ideation and attempts among inhalant users: Results from a national survey. Suicide and Life Threatening Behaviors, 40(3), 276-286.
  92. Howard, M.O., Perron, B.E., Vaughn, M.G., Bender, K.A., & Garland, E.L. (2010). Inhalant use, inhalant use disorders and antisocial behavior: Findings from the National Epidemiologic Survey of Alcohol and Related Disorders (NESARC). Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 71, 201-209.
  93. Garland, E.L. & Howard, M.O. (2009). Neuroplasticity, psychosocial genomics, and the biopsychosocial paradigm in the 21st century. Health & Social Work. 34(3), 191-200.
  94. Garland, E.L., Howard, M.O., & Perrn, B.E. (2009). Nitrous oxide inhalation among adolescents: Prevalence, correlates, and co-occurrence with volatile solvent inhalation. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 41(4), 337-347.
  95. Garland, E.L. & Fredrickson, B. (2009). Application of the broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions to intimate partner violence. In P. Lehmann & C. Simmons (eds.) Strengths-based batterer intervention: A new paradigm in ending family violence. (pp. 189-216). New York: Springer.
  96. Garland, E.L. & Gaylord, S. (2009). Envisioning a future contemplative science of mindfulness: Fruitful methods and new content for the next wave of research. Complementary Health Practice Review, 14(1), 3-9.
  97. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S., & Park, J. (2009). The role of mindfulness in positive reappraisal. Explore, 5(1), 37-44.
  98. Pettus-Davis, C., & Garland, E.L. (2009). Ban juvenile transfer to adult court in homicide cases: Brain development and the need for a blended sentence approach. In T. Clear, N. Frost & J. Freilich (eds.) Contemporary issues in criminal justice policy: Policy proposals from the American Society of Criminology conference.
  99. Gaylord, S., Whitehead, W.E., Coble, R., Faurot, K.R., Palsson, O., Garland, E.L., Frey, W., & Mann, J.D. (2009). Mindfulness for irritable bowel syndrome: Protocol development for a controlled clinical trial. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 9(24).
  100. Garland, E.L. (2007). The meaning of mindfulness: A second-order cybernetics of stress, metacognition, and coping. Complementary Health Practice Review, 12(1), 15-30.

 PRESENTATIONS

  1. Garland, E.L. (2016). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement As a Transdiagnostic Treatment for Co-Occurring Substance Dependence, Traumatic Stress, and Psychiatric Disorders Among Formerly Homeless Persons: Proximal Outcomes from a Cluster Randomized Trial. Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January 16, 2016, Washington, DC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2016). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Opioid Misuse and Chronic Pain: Neurocognitive and Neuroaffective Findings from a Biobehavioral Clinical Trial. Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January 16, 2016, Washington, DC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2015). Social Work and Neuroscience Symposium. Invited Discussant. Boston College, Boston, MA, 10/2-3, 2015

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2015). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement modulates neurocognitive mechanisms and reward system function in addiction, stress, and pain. Invited presentation, Advances in Meditation Research, September 25, 2015, Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital, New York, NY.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2015). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement to Reduce Opioid Misuse and Musculoskeletal Pain. 2nd Annual Pan Pacific Orthopedic Conference, July 24, 2015, Waikaloa, Hawaii.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2015). Biobehavioral mechanisms of pain and reward: Implications for mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain. American Pain Society Annual Meeting, May 14, 2015, Palm Springs, CA.

 

  1. Eichberg, C.,Mathew, A., Baddeley, J., Bell, S., LeMay, R., McConnell, P., Garland, E., Froeliger, B. (2015, April).  Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE):  A Novel Smoking-Cessation Treatment Focused on Cognitive Reappraisal and the Savoring of Naturalistic Rewards.  Poster presented at Frontiers in Neuroscience, Charleston, SC.

 

  1. Bell SJ, Dowdle LT, DeVries W, Garland EL, Hanlon CA, Froeliger BE (May 2015). A Preliminary Study Using Interleaved TMS/fMRI to Investigate the Effects of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention on Smoking Cessation. Poster Presented at Society of Biological Psychiatry, Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2015). Heart rate variability as a translational social work research method. Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January 16, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Thomas, E.A., & Garland, E.L. (2015). Dispositional mindfulness and anhedonia among chronic pain patients. Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January 16, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2014). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Chronic Pain and Opioid Misuse: Clinical Impacts and Neurocognitive Mechanisms. 2nd International Symposium for Contemplative Science, November 2, 2014. Boston, MA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2014). The Role of Mindfulness in Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Addiction with Respect to Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders. 2nd International Symposium for Contemplative Science, October 31, 2014. Boston, MA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2014). Treatment Development and Neurocognitive Clinical Research
    on Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Addiction: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement as a Case Study
    . Invited Breakout Session, Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, June 20, 2014, Garrison, NY.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2014). Targeting Chronic Pain and Prescription Opioid Misuse with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE): Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society 12th Annual International Scientific Conference for Clinicians, Researchers and Educators, April 4, 2014, Norwood, MA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Black, D.S., & Greeson, J.M. (2014). Mindfulness as a Transtherapeutic Approach to Transdiagnostic Mental Processes. Investigating and Integrating Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society 12th Annual International Scientific Conference for Clinicians, Researchers and Educators, April 5, 2014, Norwood, MA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2014). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for Chronic Pain and Prescription Opioid Misuse: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research. January 18, 2014, San Antonio, TX.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2013). Biomarkers in Social, Psychological, and Health Science Research. Invited Keynote Lecture, Biomarkers Workshop, Case Western Reserve University, December 6, 2013, Cleveland, OH.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., White, S., Beck, A. (2013). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for chronic pain and opioid misuse: A promising integrative intervention for cancer survivorship? Annual conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology, October 20. Vancouver, CA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2013). Targeting chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Cognitive, affective, and psychophysiological mechanisms. Pain Management Center Didactic Lecture, September 27. Salt Lake City, UT.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. & Howard, M.O. (2013). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement decreases pain attentional bias in chronic pain patients. Annual Conference for the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. April 19. Norwood, MA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Kiken, L., Palsson, O., Bluth, K., & Gaylord, S.A. (2013). Weekly trajectories of state mindfulness predict increased mindful dispositionality following MBSR: A latent growth curve analysis of state-by-trait interactions. Annual Conference for the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society. April 18. Norwood, MA.

 

  1. Hanley, A.W., Warner, A.R., Dehili, V.M., Canto, A.I., & Garland, E.L. (2013). Brief instruction in an informal mindfulness practice: Washing dishes to wash the dishes. American Psychological Association Annual Conference. Honolulu, HI.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2012, Invited). Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Translating 21st century behavioral science and neuroscience into an integrative treatment for addiction, stress, and pain. Invited Lecture, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit, Baycrest Medical Center. November 7. Baltimore, MD.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2012, Invited). Roundtable discussion on the strategic plan for the Mind and Life Institute. Mind and Life Institute Board Meeting, 25th Annual Mind and Life Conference. October 25. New York, NY.

 

  1. Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L.  (2012). What are the critical issues in translating research findings from basic neuroscience to the design of intervention and prevention programs for child maltreatment? Administration for Children, Youth, and Families Neuroscience and Child Maltreatment Expert Panel Meeting, May 3-4, National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center Building, Rockville, MD.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., & Zeidan, F. (2012). Mindfulness, cognitive reappraisal, and positive affective style. International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, April 30, Denver, CO.

 

  1. Schuman-Olivier, Z., Garland, E.L., Bowen, S., Brewer, J., & Vallejo, Z. (2012). Panel presentation: Mindfulness for difficult populations. International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, April 29, Denver, CO.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2012). Trait mindfulness predicts attentional and autonomic regulation of cue-reactivity. International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, April 30, Denver, CO.

 

  1. Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L. (2012).  New frontiers in the addictions: Recent developments in the behavioral addictions.  Clinical Lecture Series, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work, April 16.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., Palsson, O., Faurot, K., Mann, J.D., & Whitehead, B. (2012, April 13). Mindfulness Training Targets Cognitive-Affective Mechanisms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome by Modulating Emotional Processing of Pain Sensations. Society for Behavioral Medicine, 2012, New Orleans.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., Palsson, O., Faurot, K., Mann, J.D., & Whitehead, B. (2012, March 30). Mindfulness Training Ameliorates IBS by Promoting Non-Reactivity and Reduced Affective Processing of Pain Sensations. University of Massachusetts, Center for Mindfulness, 2012, Boston.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., & Roberts-Lewis, A. (2012, January 12). Differential roles of mindfulness and thought suppression in post-traumatic stress symptoms and craving. Society for Social Work and Research 2012, Washington, DC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Kelly, A., & Howard, M.O. (2012, January 13). Trauma history moderates the effect of mindfulness training and social support on the alcohol attentional bias. Society for Social Work and Research 2012, Washington, DC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Greeson, J.M., & Howard, M.O. (2011, November 11). Salutary effects of mindfulness training on alcohol attentional bias moderated by trauma history. 45th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies 2011, Toronto, CA.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2011, September 13). Trait mindfulness predicts attentional and autonomic cue-reactivity. Society for Psychophysiological Research, Westin Marriot, Boston, MA. Published in Psychophysiology, 48, Supplement S1, S37.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2011, September 2). Cognitive-emotional mechanisms in attentional and autonomic regulation of cue-reactivity: A transdiagnostic framework? College of Social Work Research “Brown Bag,” Tallahassee, FL.

 

  1. Howard, M.O., & Garland, E.L. (2011, June 22). Phenomenology, natural history, and sociocultural aspects of inhalant use and inhalant intoxication. College on Problems of Drug Dependence Symposium on Volatile Solvent Misuse: A Global Call for Action, Hollywood, FL.

 

  1. Gaylord, S.A., Palsson, O., Garland, E.L., Faurot, K., Mann, J.D., & Whitehead, B.W. (2011, May 9). Therapeutic impact of mindfulness meditation on irritable bowel syndrome: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Digestive Disease Week 2011, Chicago, IL.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., & Fredrickson, B.L. (2011, January 15). Positive reappraisal mediates the stress reductive effects of mindfulness: An upward spiral process. Society for Social Work and Research 2011, Tampa, FL.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., Palsson, O., Faurot, K., Mann, J.D., & Whitehead, W. (2011, January 14). Mindfulness training targets cognitive and affective mechanisms to reduce illness severity and improve quality of life among women with irritable bowel syndrome. Society for Social Work and Research 2011, Tampa, FL.

 

  1. Howard, M.O. & Garland, E.L. (2010, November 6). Detecting and treating co-occurring substance use disorders and behavioral addictions in women with eating disorders. The 6th Annual Conference on Eating Disorders: The Mind-Body Solution. Women’s Mental Health and Wellness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2010, June 4). Mindfulness modifies cognitive, affective, and physiological mechanisms implicated in alcohol dependence: A randomized controlled pilot trial. Paper presentation at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Day, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2010, February 19). Mindfulness-oriented recovery enhancement: A targeted treatment for drug and alcohol dependence. Presentation to Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA), Durham, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L., Gaylord, S.A., Boettiger, C.A., Roberts, A.C., Rounds, K.A., & Howard, M.O. (2010, January 16). Biopsychosocial assessment of a mindfulness-oriented intervention for stress-precipitated alcohol dependence: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Paper presentation at the 14th Annual Society for Social Work Research Conference, San Francisco.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2010, January 11). Structural equation modeling: Probing therapeutic mechanisms of CAM interventions. Presentation to the Consortium for Academic Health Centers in Integrative Medicine, Research Working Group teleconference.

 

  1. Gaylord, S.A., & Garland. E.L. (2009, December 11). Mindfulness-based interventions: Theory, evidence, and clinical application. Presentation at the Complementary and Alternative Therapy Conference, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E.L. (2009, November 23). Mindfulness, stress, and health. Presentation at University of North Carolina, School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E., Gaylord, S., Boettiger, C., & Howard, M. (2009, June 7). Mindfulness impacts cognitive-affective mechanisms of alcohol dependence: A randomized controlled pilot trial. Poster presentation at the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, Garrison, NY.

 

  1. Gaylord, S., Palsson, O., Faurot, K., Garland, E., Coble, B., Mann, D., & Whitehead, B. (2009, May 12). Dispositional mindfulness is associated with psychological symptoms accompanying irritable bowel syndrome. Poster presentation at the North American Research Conference on Complementary & Integrative Medicine, Minneapolis, MN.

 

  1. Garland, E., Boettiger, C., Gaylord, S., West, V., & Howard, M. (2009, March 3). The inverse relationship between mindfulness, alcohol attentional bias, and cue reactivity. University of North Carolina Research Day 2009, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Gaylord, S., Palsson, O., Faurot, K., Garland, E., Coble, B., Mann, D., & Whitehead, B. (2008, October 4). Dispositional mindfulness is associated with psychological symptoms accompanying irritable bowel syndrome. Biopsychosocial Gastrointestinal Research Day 2008 at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2008, August 15). Evidence-based practice in Social Work. University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill MSW Workshop, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2008, June 4). Mindfulness in Social Work: State of the art and state of the science. University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill MSW Field Instructor Appreciation Workshop. Chapel Hill, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. & Greeson, J. (2007, November 19). Mindfulness: Theoretical and empirical perspectives on the self-regulation of brain and body. Presentation to the Health Psychology Department, Duke Integrative Medicine, Durham, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2007, November 6). Mindfulness in positive reappraisal: A metacognitive focal point for psychotherapeutic intervention. Presentation at the Theory Construction and Research Methodology Workshop of the National Council of Family Relations, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2006, March 22 & 29). Enhancing developmental resilience through self-regulation skill instruction. Clinical staff training at SUWS of the Carolinas, Old Fort, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2005, November 16 & 23). Clarifying our mission: The therapeutic application of a search and rescue metaphor to work with at-risk adolescents. Clinical staff training at SUWS of the Carolinas, Old Fort, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2005, September 7 & 14). Isomorphism and the promotion of healthy child socialization. Clinical staff training at SUWS of the Carolinas, Old Fort, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2005, February 9 & 16). Isomorphism and metaphor: Wilderness experience as analogue for life experience. Clinical staff training at SUWS of the Carolinas, Old Fort, NC.

 

  1. Garland, E. (2003, September 17 & 24). Group therapy tactics. Clinical staff training at SUWS of the Carolinas, Old Fort, NC.

 

  1. Howsare, J., Garland, E., & Klein, H. (2003, May 12). Promoting healthy adaptation of children following divorce. Presentation at the Fourteenth Annual Training Conference of Central West Virginia Aging Services, Stonewall Jackson Resort, Roanoke, WV.

 

  1. Howsare, J., & Garland, E. (2003, April 18). Promoting healthy adaptation of children following divorce. Presentation at the West Virginia NASW Continuing Education Conference, Charleston Civic Center, Charleston, WV.

 

  1. Garland, E., & Klein, H. (2003, March 14). Cultural diversity training seminar for psychiatry residents. Grand Rounds at the West Virginia University Department of Behavior Medicine & Psychiatry, Morgantown, WV.

 

EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

NIH STUDY SECTION, Scientific Review Group ZAT1 SM, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 2015

 

CONSULTANT, DSM-V Substance-Related Disorders Workgroup, Inhalant-Related Disorders, 2010

 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

2013 – present             Mindfulness

 

EDITORIAL REVIEW BOARD

2014 – present             Annals of Behavioral Medicine

2012 – present             Journal of Behavioral Medicine

2010 – present             Journal of the Society for Social Work Research

2011 – present             Journal of Bioscience and Medicine

2011 – 2014                Research on Social Work Practice

2010 – present             Social Work Research

2009 – present             Health & Social Work

 

ASSISTANT EDITOR OF SOCIAL WORK

2006 – 2010                Complementary Health Practice Review

 

AD-HOC REVIEWER

2016 – present             Cognitive Neuroscience

2015 – present             Addiction Biology

2015 – present             Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews

2015 – present             Biological Psychiatry

2015 – present             Addiction

2015 – present             Biological Psychology

2015 – present             Health Psychology

2015 – present             Psycho-oncology

2014 – present             JAMA Psychiatry

2014 – present             Psychophysiology

2014 – present             Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology

2014 – present             Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience

2014 – present             Consciousness and Cognition

2014 – present             Frontiers in Emotion Science

2014 – present             International Journal of Psychophysiology

2014 – present             Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics

2014 – present             Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs

2014 – present             CNS Spectrums

2014 – present             Communication Monographs

2013 – present             Psychological Medicine

2013 – present             Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

2013 – present             Biological Psychology

2013 – present             Behaviour Research and Therapy

2013 – present             Journal of Psychopharmacology

2012 – present             Psychopharmacology

2012 – present             Journal of Pain

2012 – present             Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

2012 – present             Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment

2012 – present             Nicotine and Tobacco Research

2012 – present             Substance Use and Misuse

2012 – present             PLOS One

2011 – present             Addiction

2011 – present             Drug and Alcohol Dependence

2011 – present             Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

2011 – present             Cognition & Emotion

2011 – present             Addictive Behaviors

2011 – present             Guilford Press

2010 – present             Psychiatry Research      

2010 – present             Social Psychological and Personality Science

2009 – present             British Journal of Social Work

2007 – present             Complementary Therapies in Medicine

2008 – present             Oxford University Press

2008 – present             American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2013 – present             HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Associate Director of Integrative Medicine

  • Conduct research on integrative medicine interventions in cancer patients and survivors

 

 

2012 – 2013                 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, TRINITY INSTITUTE FOR THE ADDICTIONS, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE, FL

  • Translational research program focused on intervening with cognitive-affective processes in addiction

 

2010 – 2013                 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK, FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE, FL

  • Biopsychosocial research on stress and coping; clinical intervention research

 

2010                            PROGRAM ON INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, NC

NRSA Post-doctoral Fellow – Director: Susan Gaylord

  • Behavioral medicine intervention research: Spearheaded data analysis and manuscript preparation for an effectiveness trial of mindfulness for stress-related illness, Measuring Outcomes of Mindfulness-Based Stress and Pain Management. Participated in data analysis and manuscript preparation for a randomized clinical trial of mindfulness meditation as a treatment for stress-related illness, Mindfulness for Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (NCCAM, R21).
  • Measurement research: Designed a study to develop a performance-based, behavioral measure of mindfulness by triangulating it with self-report and psychophysiological indices of mindfulness.
  • Designed theoretical frameworks and causal models to undergird research efforts.
  • Grant writing: Drafted a proposal for a mindfulness-oriented intervention research project for alcohol and drug dependent adults (R21).
  • Data analysis: Analyzed quantitative longitudinal clinical trial data and experimental laboratory data.

 

2008 – 2009                PROGRAM ON INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, NC

NRSA Pre-doctoral Fellow – Director: Susan Gaylord

  • Behavioral medicine intervention research: Designed a process and outcome study, Measuring Outcomes of Mindfulness-Based Stress and Pain Management. Participated in the research design, methodological critique, and implementation of two randomized clinical trials of mindfulness meditation as a treatment for stress-related illness, Mindfulness for Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (NCCAM, R21) and Mindfulness for African Americans with Prediabetes (NCCAM, R21).
  • Designed theoretical frameworks and causal models to undergird research efforts.
  • Grant writing: Drafted a mindfulness-oriented intervention research project for alcohol and drug dependent adults (R21).
  • Data analysis: Analyzed quantitative longitudinal clinical trial data and qualitative interview data.

2006 – 2008                PROGRAM ON INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, NC

Graduate Research AssistantSupervisor: Susan Gaylord

  • Behavioral medicine intervention development: Designed support group intervention for control condition of clinical trials.
  • Intervention trainer: Trained support group instructors for control condition of clinical trials.
  • Grant writing: Assisted in National Institute of Health R21 submission, Mindfulness for African Americans with Prediabetes, funded 2009.
  • Collected research data and conduct data analysis.
  • Provided biopsychosocial assessments for research projects and inpatient/outpatient integrative medicine consult service.

 

2006 – 2007                POSITIVE EMOTION AND PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGY LAB, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, NC

Graduate Research Assistant Supervisor: Barbara Fredrickson

  • Supported research on the psychophysiology of self-transcendence and positive emotion.
  • Used bioamplifier to collect psychophysiology data (EMG, ECG, heart rate variability).
  • Assisted in theory-driven research design.

 

2000 – 2003                CENTER ON AGING, WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, MORGANTOWN, WV

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Coordinated community service/outreach program development and implementation.
  • Networked with regional social service agencies, pharmacies, and media sources.
  • Compiled, published, and distributed aging-related informational newsletter.
  • Created advertisements and marketing material.
  • Compiled resources detailing social services and health information pertinent to elders.

2000                            FAMILY RESEARCH LAB, UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, DURHAM, NH

Research Assistant – Supervisor: Glenda Kaufmann-Kantor

  • Collected data for the Study of Paternal Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment.
  • Interviewed members of families with child abuse, domestic violence, and substance abuse issues. Administered psychological assessment measures.
  • Created, cleaned, and maintained SPSS databases.
  • Abstracted data from NH Division of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) database.

 

1997                            COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH LAB, UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, NEWARK, DE

Research Assistant Supervisor: James Hoffman

  • Supported research on the attentional blink phenomenon.
  • Maintained/operated electroencephalograph (EEG) and eye-tracking camera software.
  • Implemented a visual basic divided attention measure.
  • Analyzed event-related potential (ERP) data.

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

2013 – present             HUNTSMAN CANCER INSTITUTE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Associate Director of Integrative Medicine

  • Conduct individual and couples therapy with cancer patients experiencing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and psychosomatic issues secondary to having a cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship
  • Provide behavioral medicine interventions in an outpatient integrative medicine clinic
  • Provide clinical hypnosis for symptom management, psychotherapy, chronic pain, habit control, addiction treatment, psychosomatic issues, and personal growth.

 

2010 – 2013                 INTEGRATIVE HEALTHCARE, TALLAHASSEE, FL

Psychotherapist (private practice)

  • Conducted individual and family psychotherapy with adults and adolescents experiencing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and psychosomatic issues.
  • Provided behavioral medicine interventions in an outpatient integrative medicine clinic.
  • Provided clinical hypnosis for psychotherapy, chronic pain, habit control, addiction treatment, psychosomatic issues, and personal growth.

 

2007 – 2010                INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CENTER, CHAPEL HILL, NC

Psychotherapist (private practice)

  • Conducted individual and family psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and children experiencing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and psychosomatic issues.
  • Provided behavioral medicine interventions in an integrative medicine clinic.
  • Provided clinical hypnosis for psychotherapy, habit control, addiction treatment, psychosomatic issues, and personal growth.
  • Coordinated client care as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team.

 

2007 – 2010                HOPE VALLEY PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSOCIATES, DURHAM, NC

Psychotherapist (private practice)

  • Conducted individual and family psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and children experiencing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and psychosomatic issues.

 

2007 – 2008                DUKE INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, DURHAM, NC

Psychotherapist & Stress Management Consultant

  • Conducted stress assessment/stress management sessions for Duke Executive Health program.
  • Provided behavioral medicine interventions in an integrative medicine clinic.
  • Provided clinical hypnosis for psychotherapy, habit control, addiction treatment, psychosomatic issues, and personal growth.
  • Coordinated client care as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team.

 

  • – 2008 INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE CONSULT SERVICE, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITALS, Chapel Hill, NC

Behavioral medicine consultant

  • Provided biopsychosocial assessments and DSM-IV TR diagnoses for inpatient/outpatient behavioral medicine consult service.

 

2003 – 2006                SUWS OF THE CAROLINAS, OLD FORT, NC

Clinical Field Supervisor

  • Conducted individual, family, experiential, and group psychotherapy with adolescents and their parents in a residential wilderness milieu. Clients diagnosed with behavior disorders, attention-deficit and learning disorders, substance abuse, mood and anxiety disorders, and trauma histories.
  • Supervised six bachelor’s-level milieu staff to implement individualized treatment plan.
  • Provided clinical training in both didactic and experiential formats for milieu staff.
  • Conducted clinical assessments and wrote discharge reports.
  • Provided parent training workshops in both didactic and experiential formats for couples.

 

2002 – 2003                DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIOR MEDICINE & PSYCHIATRY, WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY, MORGANTOWN, WV

MSW Intern

  • Conducted individual, family, and group psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and children on both an inpatient and outpatient basis in a psychiatric hospital setting.
  • Experience with clients diagnosed with behavior disorders, attention-deficit disorders, substance abuse, mood and anxiety disorders, and histories of sexual victimization.
  • Conducted experiential therapy sessions using ROPES course.
  • Contributed to multidisciplinary case conferences.
  • Coordinated referrals.

 

1999 – 2000                 SUMMIT ACHIEVEMENT WILDERNESS THERAPY, STOW, ME

Team Leader of Transition Program

  • Led therapeutic wilderness expeditions for up to 8 adolescents exhibiting at-risk behavior, mental illness, or chemical dependence.
  • Coordinated with teacher to integrate classroom learning with fieldwork.
  • Designed and implemented multidisciplinary, modular program curriculum.
  • Developed program policies and parameters.

 

1999                            CRISIS STABILIZATION UNIT/GROUP HOME, BOZEMAN, MT

Group Home Manager

  • Maintained a safe, therapeutic environment for a population of adults with chronic mental illness and/or chemical dependence.
  • Implemented treatment plans, performed crisis intervention, managed behavior modification program, monitored medications, and taught independent living skills.
  • Connected clients to local resources and social services. Facilitated transition from state psychiatric hospital to independent living.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013 – present             UNIVERSITY OF UTAH COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK

Associate professor

                                    Course: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (MSW)

Course: DSM in Social Work Practice (MSW)

Course: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MSW)

Course: Intervention Research (PhD)

 

2012                            FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK

Assistant professor

                                    Course: SOW5398 Cognitive-Behavioral Social Work Practice

 

2011 – present             FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK

Assistant professor

                                    Course: SOW5398 Cognitive-Behavioral Social Work Practice

  • Conceptualized and designed course offering didactic and experiential training in cognitive-behavior therapy theory, evidence, case conceptualization, and treatment techniques.

 

2010                            FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK

Assistant professor

                                    Course: SOW 5335 Theories & Models of Social Work Practice

  • Conceptualized and designed course offering didactic and experiential training in social work practice theory, models of social work intervention, evidence-based practice, case conceptualization, and treatment techniques.

 

2010                            UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Adjunct professor

                                    Course: SOWO 525 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

  • Conceptualized and designed course offering didactic and experiential training in cognitive-behavior therapy theory, evidence, case conceptualization, and treatment techniques.

 

2008                            UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Adjunct professor

                                    Course: SOWO 523 Foundation Field Seminar

  • A course involving inquiry based learning and group process around integrating social intervention research and theory with field practicum experience. Provided supervision to older students in employer-based field placements for part-time MSW program. Facilitated on-line learning experience through Google Groups.

 

 

2007                            UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Adjunct professor

                                    Course: SOWO 769 Special Topics in Practice

  • Conceptualized and designed a course of independent study involving didactics and experiential learning to teach advanced psychotherapy theory, evidence, and skills. Provided clinical supervision to a MSW student in her second-year direct practice placement.

 

2006                            UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Adjunct professor

Course: SOWO 841 Health and Mental Health Social Work with Children and Adolescents

  • MSW clinical concentration course detailing the etiology, assessment, and treatment of health and mental health disorders among children, adolescents, and their families.

 

INDIVIDUAL STUDENT RESEARCH

  • Directed Independent Study, Jenna Scott, Ph.D. student in Marriage and Family Therapy – Mindfulness-based Family Therapy to Reduce Parent-Child Emotion Dysregulation (FSU; 2013)
  • Directed Independent Study, Daniel Dunleavy, MSW student – Positive Coping and Resilience (FSU; 2013)
  • Directed Independent Study, Shella Scully-Hilbert, MSW student – Psychopathy and At-Risk Youth (FSU; 2012)
  • Directed Independent Study, Hillary Gale, Sociology BA student – Attention and Emotion in Psychopathology (FSU; 2011)
  • Directed Independent Study, Kaitlyn Suveg, MSW student – Opioid Addiction and Chronic Pain (FSU; 2011)
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Alrick Drummond, MS, College of Medicine (FSU; 2011)
  • Directed Independent Study, Alana Frazier, MSW Student – Hypnosis and Strategic Therapy (UNC; 2010)

 

GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING:

Doctoral Research Practicum Supervisor:

  • Amber Kelly, MSW, LCSW, Smith College of Social Work
  • Kristin Carter, MSW, FSU College of Social Work  

 

Doctoral Faculty Advisor:

  • David Steingart, MSW, FSU College of Social Work

 

DISSERTATION /QUALIFYING EXAMINATION COMMITTEES:

  • Daniel Quintana, Ph.D. in Psychology, Thesis title: “Psychological wellbeing and physical health: A series of studies on heart rate variability”. University of Sydney, Australia (2013)
  • Amber Kelly, MSW, LCSW, Smith College of Social Work (2014)
  • Kristin Richards, MSW, FSU College of Social Work (TBD)
  • Chad McDonald, MSW, University of Utah College of Social Work (TBD)
  • Vivien Li, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2016)
  • Samantha Brown, University of Denver (2016)

 

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION AND SERVICE

Steering Committee – University of Utah Representative, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, 2016

 

Scientific Advisory Committee Member, Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice, 2016

 

Reviewer, NIH Study Section, Scientific Review Group ZAT1 SM, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, 2015

 

Distinguished Fellow, National Academies of Practice, 2015

 

Inaugural Member, Research Committee, American Mindfulness Research Association, 2014

 

Member, Social Work and Neuroscience Symposium, Boston College, 2015

 

Invited Reviewer of scientific abstracts for the 2015 Society for Integrative Oncology conference

 

Member, Research Methodology Workgroup, Society for Integrative Oncology, 2013

 

Research Fellow, National Center for Veterans Studies, Salt Lake City, UT, 2013

 

Invited Reviewer of Research Fellow Applications for the Mind and Life Summer Research Institute

 

Invited Reviewer of scientific abstracts for the 2014 International Symposium of Contemplative Studies

 

Member, planning committee for pre-conference workshop on Craving, Desire, and Addiction. 2nd annual International Symposium for Contemplative Studies, Boston, MA, October 2014.

 

Member, task force on the Contemplative Science of Craving, Desire, and Addiction, Mind and Life Institute, Amherst, MA.

 

Fellow, Mind and Life Institute, 2012.

 

Invited Reviewer, National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia, 2012 grant round.

 

Invited Reviewer, Flanders Research Foundation (Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek – Vlaanderen, FWO), Belgium, 2012 grant round.

 

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY

Speaker – “Mindfulness and Wellness for Provider and Patient”, University of Utah Community Clinics, 2015

 

Family Medicine Resident Training, seminar on mindfulness, Fall 2015

 

Integrative Healthcare Strategic Planning, University of Utah Community Clinics, 2015

 

Clinical Integration Platform Task Force, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah, 2015

 

Office for Global Engagement Scholarship Committee, University of Utah, 2015

 

PhD Committee, College of Social Work, University of Utah, Fall 2013, Spring 2013

 

Speaker – “Biobehavioral Clinical Research,” University of Utah School of Nursing T32 Fellowship Program, Spring 2015

Bridge Training Clinic Planning Committee, College of Social Work, University of Utah, Fall 2013, Spring 2013

 

Research Fellow, National Center for Veterans Studies, University of Utah

 

Associate Director of Integrative Medicine, Supportive Oncology and Survivorship Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

 

Assistant Director, Trinity Institute for the Addictions, Fall 2012

 

Research Committee, College of Social Work, FSU, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012

 

Academic Affairs Committee, College of Social Work, FSU, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012

 

Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Clinic Planning Committee, College of Social Work, FSU, Fall 2011

 

Trinity Institute for the Addictions Planning Committee, College of Social Work, FSU Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2012

 

Interprofessional Case Conference Planning Committee and Member – FSU College of Medicine, Spring 2011

 

Speaker – “Chronic Pain Treatment with Mindfulness Training, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Clinical Hypnosis” – FSU Counseling Center Internship Training, Spring 2012

 

Speaker – “Mind-Body Therapies” – Medicine & Behavior Course, Eron Manusov, College of Medicine, FSU Spring 2011

 

Interview Subject – BSW Interviewing and Recording course, College of Social Work, FSU Fall 2010

 

Presentation – “Developing a Research Agenda”

  • Quantitative Research Course, Mary Jane Taylor, College of Social Work, University of Utah, Fall 2013
  • Doctoral Research Course, Linda Vinton, College of Social Work, FSU Fall 2010; La Tonya Noel, Fall 2011

 

Presentation – “The Academic Social Work Job Market”

  • FSU Doctoral Student Brown Bag, Nov 15, 2010

 

Field Instructor – School of Social Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Field Placement: UNC Program on Integrative Medicine, Behavioral Medicine

  • Emily Fitch, 2007 – 2008
  • Noah Martinson, 2008 – 2009

 

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Abstract Reviewer, 2015 Annual Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology

 

NIH T-32 NCCAM Fellowship Advisory Committee Member – Program on Integrative Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012 – present

 

Abstract Reviewer, 2013 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research

 

Mind and Life Fellow, Strategic Planning Meeting of the Mind and Life Institute Board of Directors, 2012

 

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY

Mindfulness and Wellness for the Provider and Patient – CME presentation for Providers at the University of Utah Primary Care Clinics. September 16, 2015.

 

Training for Utah Mental Health Community “Generations Conference” – Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Neurocognitive mechanisms and clinical tactics. March 21, 2015.

 

Training for Utah NASW Fall professional education series – Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement for addiction, stress, and pain. November 8, 2013.

 

Training for Huntsman Cancer Institute Patient and Family Support Team Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: A promising integrative oncology intervention. October 15, 2013.

 

Advisory Board Member and Consultant – Tallahassee Memorial Hospital Recovery Center and Behavioral Health Center, 2012 – present.

 

Speaker, Big Bend Mental Health Coalition, delivered talk entitled “Mindfulness Training for Pain and Addiction: Effects on Brain and Body,” Tallahassee, May 2012

 

Board Member – Medical Hypnosis Foundation, Advisory Board, Raleigh, NC, 2009 – 2010

 

Support Group Leader – Social Support for Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chapel Hill, NC, 2007 – 2008

 

Trainer – Social Support for Integrative Diabetes Management, Prospect Hill, NC, 2007

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Event Related Potential Analysis Bootcamp, Society for Psychophysiological Research, Boston, MA, 2012

 

Latent Trajectory/Growth Curve Analysis: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach,

ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Chapel Hill, NC, 2009

 

Heart Rate Variability Analysis – Biobehavioral Laboratory, School of Nursing, University of Chapel Hill, NC, 2008

 

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay for Salivary Cortisol Analysis – Biobehavioral Laboratory, School of Nursing, University of Chapel Hill, NC, 2008

 

Hierarchical and Multilevel Linear Modeling, ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Chapel Hill, NC, 2007

 

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Course – Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2007

 

Mind and Life Summer Research Institute – Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY, 2007, 2008, 2009

 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Credentialed Provider, University of Utah Health Care, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, 2013 – present

Utah Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW), 2013-present

 

Florida Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), 2010 – 2013

 

North Carolina Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), 2005 – 2012

 

Certified in Clinical Hypnosis, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, 2005 – 2011

 

Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, 2012 – present

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health

International Association for the Study of Pain

National Academies of Practice

American Mindfulness Research Association

Society for Integrative Oncology

Society for Social Work and Research

National Association of Social Workers

 

 

 

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