Lisa Anderson, PhD, LP

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Lisa Anderson

Contact Info

ande8936@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-273-8902

Mobile Phone 763-742-8136

Lab Phone 612-626-3080

Office Address:
F229

Mailing Address:
2450 Riverside Avenue,
F229
Minneapolis,
MN 55454

Lab Address:
MN Center for Eating Disorders Research
F212/2C West Building
2450 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Administrative Assistant Name
Molly Jokimaki

Administrative Email
jokim004@umn.edu

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Licensed Clinical Psychologist


NIMH T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2017-2020

PhD, Clinical Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2017

MA, Clinical Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2014

BA, Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2011

APA-Accredited Pre-Doctoral Psychology Internship, University of Mississippi Medical Center/G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center Psychology Training Consortium, 2016-2017

Summary

Dr. Anderson received her Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York in 2017. She completed an APA-accredited predoctoral clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center/G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center Psychology Training Consortium and postdoctoral fellowship in the NIMH T32 Midwest Regional Postdoctoral Training Program in Eating Disorders Research at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Anderson’s primary research interests include the identification of biological and behavioral mechanisms that promote eating disorder symptom development and maintenance. This work informs a parallel line of research that aims to develop novel precision treatments for eating disorders.

Dr. Anderson's research and clinical expertise is in the area of anxiety and eating disorders. Dr. Anderson is currently the recipient of a K23 Career Development Award from the NIMH to examine the computational and neurophysiological processes that underlie threat-based learning and decision-making systems in individuals with eating disorders.

Expertise

Anxiety, Eating Disorders

Awards & Recognition

2019 - International Conference on Eating Disorders Top Abstracts Award 

2018 - University of Minnesota Postdoctoral Association Career Development Award 

2017 - Resident Outstanding to the Consortium, University of Mississippi Medical Center/G. V. “Sonny” VA Medical Center Psychology Training Consortium 

2016 - Graduate Student Research Award, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies - Obesity and Eating Disorders Special Interest Group 

2015 - Gorman Foundation Fellowship, University at Albany, State University of New York 

2014 - Summer Research Fellowship, Massachussetts General Hospital Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program 

2014 - Professional Development Travel Award, University at Albany, State University of New York, Graduate Initiatives Award Program 

2013 - Professional Development Travel Award, University at Albany, State University of New York, Graduate Initiatives Award Program 

2011 - Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Award, University of Minnesota

Research

Research Summary/Interests

My research seeks to identify and characterize the behavioral and biological factors that contribute to the risk and maintenance of eating disorders, in order to inform efforts to develop and optimize novel, targeted treatments for individuals with eating disorder psychopathology.

Research Funding Grants

"Neural Bases of Disgust Conditioning in Anorexia Nervosa" NIH/NIMH K23MH123910 (Anderson)

Publications

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lisa_Anderson12

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Dr. Anderson has taught undergraduate psychology courses on psychopathology, and has presented on eating disorders, body image, motivational interviewing as a guest lecturer. Dr. Anderson has also provided clinical training and supervision on the use of motivational interviewing in inpatient populations, as well as on the use of exposure therapy for treating eating disorders.

Teaching Areas

Psychopathology (Abnormal Psychology)

Clinical

Clinical Interests

Anxiety Disorders; Eating Disorders; Body Image; Obesity

Clinical Experience Statement

Dr. Anderson has been trained to provide individual, group, and family psychotherapy to adolescents and adults. Dr. Anderson's clinical experience has predominantly involved cognitive-behavioral therapy (traditional CBT, exposure and response prevention therapy, The Unified Protocol, third wave behavior therapies (dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy) for mood and anxiety disorders, and specialized eating disorder treatment (enhanced cognitive behavioral therapy).