Ph.D., University at Buffalo, Counseling Psychology (2010)
B.S., Cornell University, Human Development (2002)
Awards and Honors:
40 Under 40 Award; Buffalo Business First; 2018-10-01;
Estey, E.E., Roff, C.D., Kozlowski, M.B., Rovig, S., Guyker, W.M., & Cook-Cottone, C.P. (2022). Efficacy of Eat Breathe Thrive: A randomized controlled trial of a yoga-based program. Body Image, 42, 427-439.
Cook-Cottone, C., Etsey. E., & Guyker W. (2018). A district-wide qualitative study of yoga in the schools: Outcomes and challenges. Contemporary School Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40688-018-0201-2
Cook-Cottone, C., LaVigne, M., Guyker, W., Travers, L., Lemish, E., & Elenson, P. (2017). Trauma-informed yoga: An embodied, cognitive-relational framework. International Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 9, 1-10.
Cook-Cottone, C., Serwacki, Guyker, W., Sodano, S., Nickerson, A., Keddie-Olka, E., & Anderson, L. (2016). The role of anxiety on the experience of peer victimization and eating disorder risk. School Mental Health, ISSN: 1866-2625.
Cook-Cottone, C., & Guyker, W.M. (2022). Mindful Self-Care Scale (MSCS). In O. N. Medvedev, C. U. Krägeloh, R. J. Siegert, and N. N. Singh (Eds.), Handbook of Assessment in Mindfulness Research. Springer.
Buckheit, K., Pengelly, C., Ramon, A., Guyker, W., Cook-Cottone, C., & King, P. (2022). Rates and correlates of substance use among women Veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic: The moderating role of COVID-specific anxiety. Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, NY, NY.;
Etsey, E, E., Pawlowski, C., & Guyker, W. (2023). “Taking a deep breath in and getting back to it”: A mixed methods pilot study on the efficacy of an integrative mindfulness program in a post-acute inpatient rehabilitation military setting. Poster presented at the Stanford School of Medicine 10th Annual Neuroscience Forum, Palo Alto, CA.;
Smith, A., Cook-Cottone, & Guyker, W. (2023). A controlled trial of a trauma-informed mind-body wellbeing program to enhance wellness and reduce trauma. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.;
Cook-Cottone, C., Estey, E. E., Percy, I., Roff, C., Rovig, S., & Guyker, W. (2022). Eat Breathe Thrive: The theory, practice and multi-study investigation of yoga-based program for the prevention treatment of eating disorders. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.;
Smith, A., Cook-Cottone, C., & Guyker, W. (2021). A controlled trial of a yoga-based program to reduce trauma symptoms and promote wellbeing in Rwanda, Africa. Presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.;
Exploration of Women Veterans’ Health and Wellness Activities in Primary Care; Federal; VA Center for Integrated Healthcare Pilot Grant Program; Awarded; (06/01/2020-06/01/2022)
“Investigation of the effectiveness of the Mind Body Wellbeing Program in Rwanda”; Foundation and Research Organization; Kate Spade Foundation; Awarded; (01/01/2019-01/01/2021)
“Investigation of the effectiveness of the Mind Body Wellbeing Program in Somalia and Kenya.”; Federal; UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund); Awarded; (05/01/2017-08/31/2017)
United Nations Peace on Purpose Program - Program Evaluation, Phase III; Foundation and Research Organization; United Nations; Awarded; (09/01/2018-02/01/2019)
Editorial Board Member; Eating Disorders; Journal of Prevention and Treatment 01/01/2016-05/20/2022