Rachelle Pullmer, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University
Rachelle is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Program for Obesity, Weight, and Eating Research at Yale School of Medicine. Rachelle received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Simon Fraser University, following completion of her pre-doctoral internship at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. Rachelle's dissertation, funded by a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, focused on elucidating the role of self-compassion in adolescent psychological distress, body dissatisfaction, and eating pathology. Rachelle has furthered her training by attending several mindfulness and self-compassion based courses, and has benefited from utilizing these approaches both as a clinician and in her own daily practice.