Abbie Beacham, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist who has spent her career working in health care and medical settings. She has her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Louisville, completed her internship in Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center, and Post-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Kentucky Colleges of Medicine and Dentistry. Over the past five years she has worked extensively with physicians and other healthcare professionals in addressing their stress, burnout and well-being. As part of this work, she collaborated with colleagues to develop and implement a evidence-based well-being programs for health professionals. Her most recent training “Cultivating Personal Resilience” has been presented to hundreds of professionals in both in-person and online formats.
Abbie recently relocated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, CO to assume the position of Director of Behavioral Science at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in Louisville, KY. A licensed psychologist in Colorado and Kentucky (provisional), she maintains a small private practice serving healthcare professionals via online consultation and therapy.
In her spare time, she can be found hanging out with her family or pedaling her road bike (“Ruby”) among the birds, trees and streams in Kentucky and Colorado. Her guilty pleasure is searching the world over for the best cup of coffee (medium-dark roast please).
Jenn Altman, PhD is a clinical psychologist who has spent her career exploring health and well-being. She has her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Louisville, completed her internship in Behavioral Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, and Post-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
- She has worked on research projects utilizing various psychological interventions with individuals living with cancer, spinal cord injury, pain, injection drug use, HIV/AIDS, college students, and women going through perimenopause;
- as a mindfulness teacher and as a therapist she has worked with a wide range of individuals facing these same health experiences, and several other conditions such as stroke, TBI, cardiac disease, trauma, and general life and relationship stress;
- With her background in kinesiology she has also worked in corporate wellness, outdoor fitness boot camps, personal training, nutrition consulting, and as a collegiate coach.
When not doing a deep dive into well-being she can be found curled up at home with her family, enjoying a good book, working on house projects, or adventuring outdoors. Fun fact from Jenn: I went back to school for my doctoral degree in my mid-30s and graduated after 40. It is never too late! The time will pass anyway, might as well spend it living from your heart.