The Health Psychologist

Society for Health Psychology

The Electronic Magazine (E-Zine) of SfHP

This publication focuses on the dissemination of health psychology related information that is intriguing, pertinent, educational, and practical. The goal is to showcase relevant information in the field of health psychology and highlight works in clinical practice, program development, research, advocacy for the practice of health psychology and equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives. It is also a place where SfHP members can communicate and highlight their passion for the field of Health Psychology.

Disorders of the Gut-Brain Interaction: A Cross-Cultural Concern that CAN be Treated!

Disorders of the Gut-Brain Interaction: A Cross-Cultural Concern that CAN be Treated!

Drs. Ellen Joseph and Tiffany Duffing discuss the gut-brain interaction and the disorders that occur as a result. They described the significant impact of discrimination within marginalized communities experiencing these disorders of the gut-brain interaction while advocating for the need for changing the patient’s experience in order to better treat and provide relief for these individuals.

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Kourtney Schroeder, PsyD, Editor in Chief

Meet the Editor in Chief

Kourtney Schroeder, Psy.D., is the Editor in Chief for the Health Psychologist E-zine (2022-2025). She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Schroeder graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Women’s Studies. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Community Healthlink Youth and Family Services. Dr. Schroeder is currently a licensed Clinical Psychologist at Ascension St. Vincent’s Family Medicine Center Residency Program.