Author: Emily Hemendinger, University of Colorado
Emily Hemendinger, LCSW, MPH, CPH, ACS is currently an Assistant Professor, Clinical Director, and DBS Coordinator with the OCD Program, at the University of Colorado. Emily completed her dual degree program (MSW/MPH) from the University of Pittsburgh. She has over 10 years of clinical experience working with OCD, anxiety disorders, perfectionism, body image concerns, and eating disorders. Emily has a background in behavioral and community health sciences, health education, and health promotion. She is dedicated to combining her mental health and public health work to increase access to affordable and inclusive specialized mental health care. Her other passions include smashing mental health stigma, climbing mountains, and spending time with her aussie-corgi mix, Harrison Ford Hemendinger.