"Although I'm open to working with clients with all sorts of difficulties, my specialty is working with folks who struggle to live with peace and purpose in their bodies. This includes those suffering with body image disturbance, eating difficulties, self-harm, medical issues, chronic pain, sexuality, or trauma. "
Dr. Emily K. Sandoz is the Emma Louise LeBlanc Burguieres/BORSF Endowed Professor of Social Sciences in the Psychology Department at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is the Director of the Louisiana Contextual Science Research Group and Editor-Elect of the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. She has co-authored three books on acceptance and commitment therapy for struggles with eating and body image, along with chapters and journal articles on ACT, values, the therapeutic relationship, and psychological flexibility. Emily has led more than 40 professional training workshops around the world, and serves as a peer-reviewed ACT trainer. She also practices as a Clinical Psychologist in our Lafayette office.