Robyn Walser, PhD
Robyn Walser, PhD, is Director of TL Consultation Services and works at the National Center for PTSD. As a licensed psychologist, she maintains an international training, consulting and therapy practice. Dr. Walser is an expert in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), traumatic stress, and substance abuse and has authored a number of articles, chapters and books on these topics. She has been doing ACT workshops for 10 years; training in multiple formats and for multiple client problems. Dr. Walser has been described as a "passionate, creative, and bold ACT trainer and therapist" and she is best known for her dynamic, warm and challenging ACT trainings. She is often referred to as a clinician’s clinician. Her workshops feature a combination of lecture and experiential exercises designed to provide a unique learning opportunity in this state-of-the-art intervention.
Dr. Walser has presented her research findings and papers at international and national conferences, universities and hospital settings; and she has been invited to international conferences to speak about ACT. She is invested in developing innovative ways to translate science-into-practice and continues to do research and education on dissemination of ACT and other therapies. She has had a number of leadership roles in international and national organizations and she is currently Member At Large for the Association for Contextual and Behavioral Science, the main association that houses ACT.
Financial: Dr. Robyn Walser has employment relationships with the University of California, the Bay Area Trauma Recovery Center, and the National Center for PTSD. She receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Walser receives a speaking honorarium from Psychotherapy Networker and PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Robyn Walser is a member of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, and the American Psychological Association. She is an Ad hoc reviewer and editor for several peer review journals, for a complete list contact PESI, Inc.