Ciara Christensen, PhD, completed doctoral degree in 2012 from Washington State University, United States. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Idaho and a hospital psychologist at St. Luke’s Clinic, Behavioral Health Services, in Twin Falls, Idaho. Previously, she was a psychologist at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello, Idaho. She is past President of the Society of Psychological Hypnosis (D30) of the American Psychological Association and Editor of FOCUS, a publication of the Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. Prior to completing her PhD, she was Managing Editor of the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.
Dr. Christensen has published over 17 refereed journal articles as well as presented research papers and clinical hypnosis workshops with Arreed Barabasz world-wide. Dr. Christensen has over a dozen awards for her research including the Ernest R. Hilgard Best Graduate Thesis Award from the American Psychological Association (APA) and Early Career Achievement awards from the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis and from APA.