Lizabeth Roemer, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts–Boston. She regularly provides clinical supervision to beginning and advanced clinicians, in addition to providing expert consultation in mindfulness- and acceptance-based behavioral therapies, with an emphasis on treating anxiety and related disorders in numerous settings. Dr. Roemer has an active, productive research career, and has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters, and co-editing two books on the role of emotion regulation, mindfulness and experiential avoidance in anxiety and other disorders, and the use of mindfulness- and acceptance-based behavioral therapies. In collaboration with Dr. Susan Orsillo, she has developed an acceptance-based behavioral therapy for generalized anxiety and comorbid disorders—which incorporates mindfulness skills—and examined its efficacy and mediators and moderators of change in studies funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Drs. Roemer and Orsillo are co-authors of the books Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapies in Practice; The Mindful Way Through Anxiety; and Worry Less, Live More, all published by Guilford Press.

This profile was last updated on January 1, 2016

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