Elizabeth Addington Ph.D.

Clinical health psychologist

Affiliated with Northwestern University, Addington is a health psychologist that specializes in research and clinical practice aimed at enhancing the well-being of adults dealing with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Her primary focus lies in improving individuals’ capacity to manage health-related stress, enhance positive psychosocial experiences, and elevate physical health and quality of life through mind-body approaches like yoga, along with techniques rooted in positive and healthy psychology. To ensure effectiveness, the psychologist conducts mixed-methods and stakeholder-engaged research to cater to the unique needs of diverse patient and caregiver populations and explores the potential of mobile and web-based delivery in expanding access to evidence-based interventions.