Thursday December 9th, 2021 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Crystal L. Park, Ph.D., is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Connecticut. Her research focuses on multiple aspects of coping, including the roles of religious/spiritual resources, the phenomenon of stress-related growth, and the making of meaning in the context of traumatic events and life-threatening illnesses,. Her yoga-related research focuses on the mechanisms through which yoga may affect health and wellbeing and reduce stress, particularly through its fostering of healthier emotion regulation.
She is currently co-principal investigator of NIH-funded studies of mechanisms of action through which yoga helps low back pain and alcohol misuse, and is also co-principal investigator of an NIH-funded research network, Mind-Body Measures and Mechanisms of Emotional Wellbeing. At UConn, she maintains an active research lab of graduate and undergraduate students, and teaches health psychology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
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