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Dr. Christina Escuder earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Health Psychology from Albizu University. She completed several clinical experiences including those in Transplant and Consultation Liaison (CL) Psychology prior to obtaining an American
Psychological Association (APA) accredited internship at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI followed by an APPIC accredited fellowship in Madison, WI at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) where she obtained further specialization in transplant, weight management services, and CL Psychology. As an early career psychologist she focused on the continuum of care within cardiopulmonary transplant patients and CL services for patients under the care of advanced pulmonary and advanced heart failure teams.
Dr. Escuder is listed in the National register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and is a member of the APA Division 38: Society for Health Psychology and Academy of Consultation-Liaison: Transplant Psychiatry. She brings with her experience across organ systems Dr. Escuder approaches evaluation and psychotherapy incorporates a number of evidenced based techniques which primarily include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), psychodynamic therapies, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Education & credentials
- Albizu University, Miami, FL
- University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
- Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI
Research & publications
Dr. Escuder’s research interests include health literacy, acute and chronic adjustment to illness/injury, and the psychological impact on transplant wellness and outcomes.