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The Anomalous Mind asks innovators in mental health to explain what they do and why it matters. Season 2 is coming soon!

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The Anomalous Mind asks innovators in mental health to explain what they do and why it matters. Season 2 is coming soon!

    Episode #16: Acacia Parks

    Episode #16: Acacia Parks

    Acacia Parks is the Chief Science Officer at Happify Health and is the author of numerous widely cited publications on positive psychology, digital mental health, and their intersection. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Positive Psychology and holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvana.

    About Acacia Parks:

    Happify Health: Acacia Parks, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer
    Google Scholar: Acacia C. Parks
    Twitter: @acaciaparks
    Psychology Today: The Science of Self-Help

    Selected Happify Health products:

    Happify

    Kopa for Psoriasis

    Selected research:

    Positive psychotherapy
    MEP Seligman, T Rashid, AC Parks

    Pursuing happiness in everyday life: The characteristics and behaviors of online happiness seekers
    AC Parks, MD Della Porta, RS Pierce, R Zilca, S Lyubomirsky

    Disseminating self-help: positive psychology exercises in an online trial
    SM Schueller, AC Parks

    Positive Psychological Interventions (PPIs) in the age of COVID-19: on the potential impact of digital PPIs on loneliness
    AC Parks, EM Boucher

    Testing a scalable web and smartphone based intervention to improve depression, anxiety, and resilience: A randomized controlled trial
    AC Parks, AL Williams, MM Tugade, KE Hokes, RD Honomichl, RD Zilca

    The effects of a digital well-being intervention on patients with chronic conditions: observational study
    AC Parks, AL Williams, GM Kackloudis, JL Stafford, EM Boucher, RD Honomichi

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

    • 35 min
    Episode #15: Elizabeth Eikey

    Episode #15: Elizabeth Eikey

    Elizabeth Eikey is an Assistant Professor in the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science as well as The Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).  In addition, she is the Director of the Mental Health in Design Lab and the Assistant Director of the iSchool Inclusion Institute. She holds a Ph.D in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State.   

    About Elizabeth Eikey:

    Webpage: eveikey.weebly.com
    Google Scholar: Elizabeth V. Eikey, PhD
    Twitter: @eveikey

    Selected research:

    It's Definitely Been a Journey: A Qualitative Study on How Women with Eating Disorders Use Weight Loss Apps
    EV Eikey, MC Reddy

    Do Recovery Apps Even Exist?: Why College Women with Eating Disorders Use (But Not Recommend) Diet and Fitness Apps Over Recovery Apps
    EV Eikey, Y Chen, K Zheng

    Recovery and maintenance: How women with eating disorders use Instagram
    EV Eikey, KM Booth

    Barriers to and Facilitators of User Engagement With Digital Mental Health Interventions: Systematic Review
    J Borghouts, EV Eikey, G Mark, C De Leon, SM Schueller, M Schneider, N Stadnick, K Zheng, D Mukamel, DH Sorkin

    Examining the Role of Collaboration in Studies of Health Information Technologies in Biomedical Informatics: A Systematic Review of 25 Years of Research
    EV Eikey, MC Reddy, CE Kuziemsky

    Designing for privacy management in hospitals: Understanding the gap between user activities and IT staff’s understandings
    EV Eikey, AR Murphy, MC Reddy, H Xu

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

    • 32 min
    Episode #14: Kayla Rosen

    Episode #14: Kayla Rosen

    Dr. Kayla Rosen is a staff psychiatrist at UC Santa Barbara Student Health, and also works with Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics and Santa Barbara Street Medicine. She holds an MD from the University of Pennsylvania and did her residency at Mass General Hospital and McLean Hospital, where she was chief resident in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders Unit.

    About Kayla Rosen:

    UC Santa Barbara profile
    Santa Barbara Street Medicine profile

    About Open Dialogue:

    Finland in Boston? Applying Open Dialogue Ideals on a Psychotic Disorders Inpatient Teaching Unit
    Kayla Rosen, Joseph Stoklosa

    About Open Dialogue
    Institute for Dialogic Practice

    The Comprehensive Open-Dialogue Approach in Western Lapland: II. Long-term stability of acute psychosis outcomes in advanced community care
    Jaakko Seikkula, Birgitta Alakare, Jukka Aaltonen

    Open Dialogues in the Present and the Future
    Jaakko Seikkula

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

    • 41 min
    Episode #13: Smriti Joshi

    Episode #13: Smriti Joshi

    Smriti Joshi is Lead Psychologist at Wysa and an expert in telehealth delivery. She holds an M.Phil in Clinical Psychology from the University of Delhi and is a Member of the British Psychological Society.

    About Smriti Joshi:

    Twitter: @SmritiSawhney
    LinkedIn: Smriti Joshi, MBPsS

    About Wysa:

    Website: wysa.io
    Twitter: @wysabuddy
    Wysa and the NHS

    Selected Works:

    "Let's Talk, but is Anyone Even Listening?"
    Smriti Joshi, TEDx talk

    Telepsychotherapy: The Bridge to Continuity in Care and Mental Health Services in Covid-19 and the Post-Covid Era
    Smriti Joshi

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

    • 41 min
    Episode #12: Clarissa Ong

    Episode #12: Clarissa Ong

    Clarissa Ong is a PhD student in Clinical Psychology at Utah State University, and a Predoctoral Intern at McLean Hospital. She is the lead author of several widely cited papers on ACT, perfectionism, obsessive compulsive disorder, hoarding, and other topics, and an expert on the emerging topic of Process-Based Therapy.

    About Clarissa Ong:

    Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=MGiZ6nIAAAAJ
    Twitter: @ongclarissaw

    Selected Research:

    A meta-analysis of dropout rates in acceptance and commitment therapy
    Clarissa W Ong, Eric B Lee, Michael P Twohig

    A randomized controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy for clinical perfectionism
    Clarissa W Ong, Eric B Lee, Jennifer Krafft, Carina L Terry, Tyson S Barrett, Michael E Levin, Michael P Twohig

    In-Person and Online-Delivered Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Hoarding Disorder: A Multiple Baseline Study
    Clarissa W Ong, Jennifer Krafft, Franchessca Panoussi, Julie M Petersen, Michael E Levin, Michael P Twohig

    A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Online-Delivered ACT-Enhanced Behavior Therapy for Trichotillomania in Adolescents
    Michael P Twohig, Julie M Petersen, Jeremiah Fruge, Clarissa W Ong, Jennifer L Barney, Jennifer Krafft, Eric B Lee, Michael E Levin

    Beyond Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Process-Based Therapy
    Clarissa W Ong, Michael E Levin, Michael P Twohig

    ACT in Steps: A Transdiagnostic Manual for Learning Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    Michael P Twohig, Michael E Levin, Clarissa W Ong

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

    • 31 min
    Episode #11: Andrea Niles

    Episode #11: Andrea Niles

    Dr. Andrea Niles is the Chief Science Officer and Co-Founder of Youper AI. She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the UCLA and is the author of a number of widely-cited articles on anxiety disorders and their treatment. She is also the founder of Digital Mental Health Hub, a community for connecting professionals working in digital mental health.

    About Andrea Niles:

    Website: https://www.andreaniles.com/
    Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=c9vm4fcAAAAJ
    Twitter: @PsychNiles

    Publications Discussed in this Episode:

    Examining the reach of smartphone apps for depression and anxiety
    Wasil, A. R., Gillespie, S., Shingleton, R., Wilks, C. R., & Weisz, J. R.

    Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health among 157,213 Americans
    JS Yarrington, Ja Lasser, D Garcia, JH Vargas, DD Couto, T Marafon, MG Craske, AN Niles

    Randomized controlled trial of expressive writing for psychological and physical health: the moderating role of emotional expressivity
    AN Niles, KEB Haltom, CM Mulvenna, MD Lieberman, AL Stanton

    Cognitive mediators of treatment for social anxiety disorder: Comparing acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy
    AN Niles, LJ Burklund, JJ Arch, MD Lieberman, D Saxbe, MG Craske

    About John Maier:
    http://www.jmaier.net/about-me/

    Contact The Anomalous Mind:
    Email: theanomalousmind@gmail.com
    Twitter: @ItsAnomalous

    • 31 min

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