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Christina Hopkins, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist

Christina Hopkins, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of trauma- and stressor-related disorders, body image, weight and eating concerns, and health behavior change. Dr. Hopkins specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a novel, evidence-based treatment approach that blends traditional cognitive-behavioral principles and acceptance- and mindfulness-based skills training with a focus on building a valued and deeply meaningful life. She has completed advanced training and certification courses for the treatment of trauma in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Trauma-informed care and mindfulness-based psychotherapy. She aims to bring an authentic, warm, direct, and collaborative style to the therapy room.

Dr. Hopkins received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Duke University. She spent her graduate years developing and testing digital interventions to improve coping with weight-based discrimination and internalization of weight stigma using acceptance- and mindfulness-based principles. She then completed a year-long clinical internship at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Weight and Eating Disorders with a focus on health psychology. Throughout her training and clinicial experiences she has provided evidence-based psychotherapy and assessment services in a wide variety of contexts, including outpatient community clinics, medical hospitals, inpatient psychiatric units, academic medical centers, and bariatric surgery centers.

Dr Hopkins has extensive experience teaching psychology courses and providing lectures to medical students, nutritionists, and other health practitioners seeking expertise in weight stigma and eating disorders.