Lynn Dhanak

Antioch University
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Lynn Dhanak is a Teaching Faculty at Antioch University, the Coordinator of the BA in Health Counseling and Psychology program, teaches in the PsyD program, and works with Clinical Psychology doctoral dissertation students as Chair of their committee. Her current interests are health psychology, wellness, positive psychology, and resilience, as well as the intersection of science and consciousness.

She was formerly a Research Scientist at the National Institute of Health, and the National Institute of Mental Health funded research grants in areas such as HIV/AIDS, PTSD, chronic pain, health behaviors, and wellness. Dr. Dhanak was a Co-Chair of the Lesbian and Gay Concerns Committee of the Washington State Psychological Association and was formerly in private practice with a focus on trauma. Her history of grassroots organizing for social change includes participating in the collective formation of an early domestic violence shelter, WomenCare Shelter, in Bellingham, Washington. Her favorite experiences are being in the wilderness, traveling, gardening, and meditating.

Lynn Dhanak

Teaching Faculty

School of Applied Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy


BA in Health Counseling and Psychology

  • BS, University of Washington
  • MS, University of Washington
  • PhD, University of Washington, Clinical Psychology