Dr. Michael E. Levin
Michael E. Levin, Ph.D. is the co-director of the USU ACT Research Group and an Associate Professor in the Combined Clinical/Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program at Utah State University.
He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno under the mentorship of Dr. Steven C. Hayes and completed his predoctoral internship at the Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium.
Dr. Levin’s research primarily focuses on taking a theory-driven approach to developing web/mobile-based interventions to help address a range of psychological/behavioral problems. This work has mostly been in the area of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), with problems including depression, anxiety, obesity and addictive behaviors. He has received multiple grants for his research and has published extensively in the area of ACT and online interventions.
Dr. Michael P. Twohig
Michael P. Twohig, Ph.D. is the co-director of the USU ACT Research Group, a licensed psychologist in the state of Utah, and a Professor of Psychology at Utah State University.
He received his B.A. and M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, his Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Reno, and completed his clinical internship at the University of British Columbia Hospital.
He is past-President of the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science, the organization most associated with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). His research focuses on the use of ACT across a variety of clinical presentations with an emphasis on obsessive compulsive and related disorders. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and multiple books. His research has been funded through multiple sources including the National Institute of Mental Health.